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  • Curious About China? Father Dave Tushar is offering the opportunity to experience a true “Taste of China,” visiting Beijing, Xi’an, Chengdu, Suzhou and Shanghai from October 8 to October 23, 2018. Arrangements are through Hua Travel, a Chinese agency specializing in small group tours. This is not a pre-packaged tour, but a customized small group tour with the same experienced Chinese tour guide during the entire trip. Trip includes round trip air (economy booking) with Delta from Minneapolis and back to Minneapolis, accommodations at 5-star Hotels with buffet breakfasts and travel within China. References are available. For detailed tour information and pricing, please call Father Tushar at 218-384-4563. Deadline: July 1, 2018.  
  • Engaged Weekends: Are you getting married in the Catholic Church in 2018 and 2019?  Please visit with your pastor as soon as you get engaged and follow up that meeting by scheduling an Engaged Weekend to attend. Register for a  by visiting www.dioceseduluth.org and going to the Department of Marriage and Family Life page. All sessions are $120 per couple, financial assistance maybe available by contacting the Office of Marriage and Family Life.

    Dates for the weekends are: 

    May 5-6 in Crosby, registration deadline: April 23

    June 9-10 in Duluth, registration deadline: May 28 (new date)

    Oct. 27-28 in Hibbing, registration deadline: Oct. 15 

    If a weekend does not work for you, there is the option to attend a six-week series in Duluth which will encompass the same material that is covered in the weekend. The six-week series will be held April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, and 10 in Duluth, registration deadline is March 22. Weekends do fill up, so register as early as possible. Questions can be directed to Betsy Kneepkens at 218-744-9111.