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									April 2011
Emmaus Young Adult Ministry
Events Newsletter

                         People in our generation are trying to connect with our peers spiritually and socially, but
                           sometimes this seems difficult. Emmaus Young Adult Ministry can help you find the
                       community and events you are looking for. We provide spiritual, catechetical, service, social,
                        and leadership opportunities for young adults, ages 18 to 35, single and married, with and
                                                              without children.

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     ____________                  Tonight and This Saturday
                                Coneys and Catholicism
      Friday, May
                20th     thru   Osama bin Laden is dead...good...bad...or indifferent? Join us
   Sunday, May 22nd-Young tonight for a discussion on Capital Punishment, what do we
    Adult Spring Retreat-The    believe and what does the church teach. We will meet at
    Archdiocese of Detroit is   7:30pm and wrap up around 9:00pm at Utica Coney Island
  sponsoring a retreat for ALL
     young adults (18-35) at    located on 23 Mile Rd. and Mound. The person who brings the
Subiaco Retreat House (2711 most people receives a free Coney Dog or Pop for themselves
 E. Drahner Road, Oxford, MI and each of their friends;-)
 48370). The retreat starts at
  8PM on Friday and ends at
 1PM on Sunday. The cost is
 $95 and that includes all your Saturday, May 7 -The Beauty Breakfast-From the hit reality
 meals, snacks, and lodging. TV show, America's Next Top Model, Leah Darrow
  Scholarships are available; (
   you just have to ask about ) reveals her past life of materialism, relativism and
    them! To register, go to
                                perfectionism and how all tha
   or contact Janet Reyes at    t changed during a single photo shoot. Now, a Catholic speaker or 313- and advocate for women, Leah presents the importance of being
            596-7308.           a woman of faith and answering the call to REAL authentic
                                womanhood and why it even matters in our world today. Leah
Contact Information             will be speaking on May 7th at Addison Oaks (1480 W. Romeo
Erik Coules                     Rd., Leonard, MI 48367) at a breakfast to benefit Mary's
                                Mantle-a home for pregnant homeless women. The doors open
Archdiocese of Detroit
Northeast Region Coordinator    at 9AM and breakfast begins at 10AM. The cost is $35 per
Young Adult &
Campus Ministry             person. You can register online at
                   the donation page Buy
810-689-8560         Now button OR you can call or stop by Faith @ Work (248-   250-9216 at 1977 E. Wattles, Troy, MI 48085). For more
                            information, please call Maureen Dierkes at 248-475-0158

                            Catholic Young Adult Soccer (click here)

                            Next Week
                            Wednesday, May 11th-- Monthly Young Adult Get Together-
                            All young adults are invited to join us at Qdoba Mexican Grill
                            (16 Mile and Rochester Road (3059 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI
                            48083)! )! This is a time to relax, meet, and hang out with
                            other young adults. To find us, just look for the St. JAG signs!
                            If you have any questions, please contact Tara at
                   or 586-977-8080, ext. 108.

                            Friday, May 13th
                            Join us for games at Father Ron Victor's house every second
                            Friday of the Month. Bring your favorite game or just yourself.
                            We have Apples to Apples, Taboo, Yahtzee, Pit, Scrabble,
                            Clue, and plenty of Cards for games of Mafia, Rummy, or
                            Euchre. Come and join us for a great night of fun. We will
                            meet at 7:00pm at 18720 Thirteen Mile Road, Roseville, MI
                            Fr. Ron is an avid Scrabble player so please bring your A game.
                            This month there is a $20.00 gift card for the person who can
                            beat Father Ron. Good Luck!!!

                            Saturday, May 14th-WHY THE FIG LEAF? GOD, SEX AND
                            SENSIBILITY-Come for thisfor this one day Theology of the
                            Body conference devoted to unpacking God's vision for the
                            whole person - body & soul - and how we can experience the
                            true happiness and greatness that we are all destined for in
                            Christ. The event will feature keynote speakers Dr.'s Janet
                            Smith and Mary Healy from Sacred Heart Seminary, and Bill
                            Donaghy from the Theology of the Body Institute. There will be
                            breakout sessions and personal witness to show how this
                            teaching by John Paul II has life changing effects for everyone.
                            Go to to learn more
                            and to register. The cost is $30/$20 students and the event runs
                            from 8:30 - 3:30pm at Madonna University.
Sunday, May 15th-Regional Young Adult Mass-Young adults
are invited to St. Kieran Church (53600 Mound Rd, Shelby
Twp, MI) for a 7PM mass just for young adults! Following
mass, stick around for ultimate Frisbee, dodge ball, and a
bonfire! For more details, please contact Emmaus Ministries at

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