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New Grand Rapids Bishop ordained, installed

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

This is a photo essay of the gathering of bishops, cardinals, clergy, men and women religious, confraternities and lay members of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids at the Cathedral of St. Andrew on June 18, 2013.


How to Fall in Love with God

Submitted 06-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

When life becomes difficult, loving God is sometimes a challenge. These are the times when being “in love with God” gives us strength of spirit, grace for the journey and peace in knowing God walks with us.


Local organizations, individuals recognized for community impact

Submitted 06-13-2013 under NONPROFITS

GR Initiative for Leaders presents a Community IMPACT award to individuals and organizations which have made a positive contribution to their communities.


New Reality to hit Eastown neighborhood

Submitted 06-12-2013 under NEWS

A new shop in the Kingsley Building in Eastown will present a variety of counter-culture offerings and local artisan wares.


Icon writing retreat open to the public

Submitted 06-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

On June 24 - 28 from 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world and creation of icons.


Adults Change Their Lives

Submitted 05-30-2013 under NONPROFITS

GRIL Adult Programming helps local individuals and ministries get on track.


Miracle on Fulton Street: East Grand Rapids' Luke Glendening continues to elevate Griffins, defy odds

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

EGRHS graduate Luke Glendening's storybook rookie campaign for the Griffins continues his unusual road to professional hockey success.


Come walk with me

Submitted 05-17-2013 under NONPROFITS

A peaceful walk through the paths of the Marywood campus with the opportunity to pray the labyrinth, followed by painting and writing.


New Eagle Scout called a leader by example

Submitted 04-19-2013 under NEWS

On Sunday, April 14, Tom Haley of Troop 200 received his Eagle Scout Badge at his Eagle Court of Honor.


Catalyst Radio: John Sinclair helping to raise funds for indigenous voices at A Pig Thing this weekend

Submitted 04-05-2013 under NEWS

A benefit for the Haitian Creole Pig and Haitian culture, featuring poet and musician John Sinclair and an Ancestral Art installation, is taking place at Ice Cream Gallery at 117 S. Division Ave. through Sunday.