Adult Education Opportunities  

Catechesis of adults is the principal form of catechesis because it is addressed to the persons who have the greatest
responsibilities and capacity to live the Christian message in its fully developed form. NDC #45 

Women's Bible Study

ake new friends! Learn new ways to draw closer to God. Receive encouragement in your faith walk. Become partners in prayer with other faith-filled women.
We meet in the Library at the St. Agnes site at 1:30 on Thursday afternoons.
For more information please contact Marybeth at 687-5657 ext. 4
We have several opportunities for you!  

Currently we are studying A Quick Journey through the Bible. This study is designed to give the participants a brief overview of salvation history, from Genesis through the resurrection of Christ and the establishment of the Catholic Church. We will learn about the need for Bible study, and how to enter deeper into “His-story”.


ll men of Our Lady of Grace Parish are welcome.  This group will be facilitated by Fr. Dan. The next gathering will be Wed. July 19 at 7:00 in the parish hall. Come get to know your fellow brothers in Christ. 

For more information, please contact Russ Wenzlick at 989-430-8905


Growing in Faith Study Group       

This is primarily faith formation presenting both an overview of Catholic theology and the practical ways to apply these teachings so that group members take the faith from their heads to their hearts, and then into their lives. 
Where: St. Agnes Library
When: Thursday mornings at 9:45am and Thursday evenings at 7:00pm

For more information please contact Ellie on 859-0865.


Mom's Group

Let’s connect with each other and build friendships along our common journey of motherhood. Our gatherings will be mornings of friendship while our children make friends as well.

WHO: All Moms

WHERE:  Our Lady of Grace, Sanford, Hall

WHEN: The First Friday of each month following morning Mass until noon.

Questions?  Missy @ 989-205-3027  or

            Marybeth @ 687-5657 x4


Men's Fellowship

Come break open the weekend's readings and discuss what they mean for your life. Come for coffee and conversation. Come to meet the guy you've seen in church whose name you didn't know. Come share the journey!

We meet Saturday mornings from 8:30-10:00am in the Conference Room at St. Agnes

No registration required.

Questions? Contact Mike at or (989)714-5606 or Jerry at (989)392-1502


Read and Rejoice! Book Club

Fellowship, faith and fun! Come join us as we read a different book each month and meet to discuss it.  We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Conference Room at our St. Agnes site at 6:30 for dinner/social (optional) and discussion at 7:00

For more information please contact Missy at 205-3027.

Our 2017/2018 Book Selection is as follows:
 Date   Book to be Discussed Author
 12SEP Bible Basics for Catholics Dr. John Bergsma
 10OCT Love Unveiled Edward Sri
 14NOV Children of God Francis Fernandez-Carvajal
 12DEC St. John Paul the Great Jason Evert
 09JAN Pope Francis: His Life in His Own Words Francesa Ambrogetti and Serio Rubin
 13FEB Prayer Primer Thomas Dubay
 13MAR Surrender Fr. Larry Richards
 10APR My Life with the Saints James Martin
 08MAY Conversation with Christ Peter Thomas Rohrbach

Faith and Fellowship  

In Faith & Fellowship Ellie Morse & Judy Oberloier share a deeper understanding of our Catholic Faith through DVD presentations, discussion and fellowship. Come enjoy a cup of coffee, a doughnut, and conversation with friends who, like you, are wanting to grow in their Faith. 
                                     For more information please contact Marybeth or Deb at 687-5657 ext. 4

Mustard Tree Discussion Group

MK 4:30-32
  The kingdom of God is like a mustard seed which is the smallest of all the seeds on earth, yet when it is sown it grows and becomes a tree that puts out large branches ...

If you've been through RCIA in the past 4-5 years and are now ready to expand your knowledge of the faith, you are invited to join our newly formed Mustard Tree discussion group. Our evenings consist of a light meal along with discussion on a topic selected by the group and will end with Evening Prayer in the church. 

2nd Thursday of each month @ 6:00 pm in the Hall
Our Lady of Grace/St. Agnes site

For more information please contact Marybeth or Deb at 687-5657 ext. 4

Young Adults  

Are you between the ages of 18-30-something and want to learn more about your faith and how to live it? We have the group for you! A Young Adult Group meets on Thursdays from 7:00-8:30pm at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Midland. This is an ecumenical group (primarily Catholic) who gather for fellowship, reflection and discussion. All are welcome at any time.

Questions? Please contact Kristyn Russel at OR
Marybeth or Deb in the office at 687-5657 ext. 4

For more groups that meet in our Diocese click here


Parish Library. Check out a book or movie today. Large selection and growing daily! 


  • The Family that Overtook Christ: Lessons in Sanctity from the Family of St. Bernard of Clairvaux (Study Edition) by Rev. M. Raymond, OCSO    
  •  (nudging) conversions – A Practical Guide to Bringing Those You Love Back to the Church by Carrie Gress

…offers practical, accessible guidance for how all of us can bring those we love closer to Christ through our daily prayers and ordinary interactions..”

  •  Everybody Needs to Forgive Somebody by Allen R. Hunt

Forgiveness will unleash a power in your life that is underrated and often ignored. The lesson is simple: Give forgiveness and you will unleash a flood of grace on yourself and on those around you.

  • Interior Castle by St. Teresa of Avila 

A masterpiece of spiritual literature, this work was inspired by a mystical  vision that came upon the revered St. Teresa of Avila.


Enrich your spiritual life - CDs are available for purchase in the back vestibules. 
New selections are put out every 6-8 weeks.

To get the password for formed, contact the Church Office.


Check out our upcoming Events HERE

We also have Events in the surrounding communities. Click HERE for more information.

In addition to checking this site for enrichment opportunities, please remember there are also retreats and classes at your diocesan Center for Ministry