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Divine Mercy Parish Mission

July 14-16, 2019

Come, be encouraged by Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, director of the Association of Marian Helpers and Kitty Cleveland as they give a dynamic parish mission on Divine Mercy, Mary, & healing. Kitty Cleveland will also perform in concert.


Sunday & Monday, July 14-15, 2019
6:30 p.m. – Fr. Chris Alar, MIC, presentation
7:30 p.m. – Testimony & Song, Kitty Cleveland

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
6 p.m. – Rosary
6:30 p.m. – Feast Day Mission Mass (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel)
Extended Homily with Fr. Chris Alar, MIC
7:30 p.m. – Concert with Kitty Cleveland
8:30 p.m. – Reception

Speakers Include
* Fr. Chris M. Alar, MIC ("Father Joseph, MIC") — Director of the Association of Marian Helpers

Father Chris Alar, MIC, is a priest with the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception of the Most Blessed Virgin Mary. He wrote and produced the popular "Divine Mercy 101" DVD and is the author of the soon-to-be released book After Suicide: There is Still Hope for Them and You (Marian Press). He is an international speaker and is a regular host and guest on EWTN. He also hosts the online "Divine Mercy Matters" series at DivineMercyMatters.org. He serves as "Fr. Joseph, MIC," the director of the Association of Marian Helpers, and is the head of Marian Press, located on the grounds of the National Shrine of The Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

* Kitty Cleveland
My primary mission as a daughter of God is to faithfully provide for the care and feeding of my husband, Mel, and my daughter, Cecilia. They are my life and my joy!

Second to that is my mission as a lay Catholic evangelist — a calling that has often surprised and delighted me. I give thanks to God for waking me up to his call, and I look forward to the continuing unfolding of this great adventure with Him.

If I had to boil down the essence of what I feel called to do, it is to encourage people — whether through music, storytelling, or teaching from the great Catholic spiritual writers and my own life experience. Tears and laughter from the audience — and me — are not uncommon, and I consider them to be a true gift of the Holy Spirit. These audiences have ranged from women’s prayer breakfasts to leadership groups to family conferences.

My heart burns with a desire to share the riches of our Catholic faith, especially to lapsed or lukewarm Catholics. I submit myself to the teaching authority of the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church in matters of faith and morals, and I delight in her guidance.