‘Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb’ Lk 1:42
Deacon Mike Dear invites all the Flint today to celebrate Praise Fest. Steve Karlen from Right to Life talks about a very important event. Beth Allison shares details about a walking tour in Detroit. John David Kuhar gives us all information about Camp Sancta Maria.
Deacon Michael Dear
Deacon Mike was ordained in 2007 and is married to Cindy. They have eleven grandchildren. His first appointment as Deacon was at Holy Rosary Flint then he moved to St. Michael in Flint for 3 years as Pastoral Coordinator. He is part of the Catholic Community of Flint, 6 parishes. He and his wife do all the marriage prep for the parishes and he does all the annulments as well. Deacon Mike and his wife are very much involved in the Eastside of Flint helping any way they can.
Their passion is traveling and can’t wait to get going again. Especially Europe.
Campaign Director, 40 Days for Life
Steve Karlen serves as the campaign director for 40 Days for Life, where he trains and assists local 40 Days for Life campaign leaders, co-hosts The 40 Days for Life Podcast, and edits 40 Days for Life’s Day 41 magazine. He is the author of the book This is When We Begin to Fight and co-author of the upcoming book What to Say When: The Complete New Guide to Discussing Abortion. Steve lives in Madison with his wife and five children.
Parish Engagement Coordinator at St. Aloysius in downtown Detroit.
Beth’s role includes parish and young adult outreach, social media, volunteer coordination, and programming for group tours of our beautiful church. She comes from a background in interior design and youth ministry. Outside of ministry Beth can be found traveling the world and using her creativity in any way she can. The Holy Spirit has led her to serve on over a dozen mission/immersion trips, discover a heart for young people and the marginalized of our One Human Family, and recognize that life in Christ is truly a wonderful adventure!
John David Kuhar
John David Kuhar was selected for Executive Directory by our Board of Trustees in 2017, John David served CSM as Senior Counselor, Head of the Waterfront, Assistant Head Counselor, Head Counselor, and most recently as Program Director. John David earned his Bachelor’s in Philosophy and a Master’s in Theology from Sacred Heart Major Seminary. He and his wife Carrie and their daughter feel blessed to be a part of Camp and greatly enjoy watching the campers grow in their love for the Lord. John David also works as Director of Faith Formation at Guardian Angels Parish in Clawson, MI.