7th Annual Widows Day of Reflection - "A Widows Walk"


Bishop Andrew Cozzens and Michele Denise Michaels will be the guest speakers. Bishop Cozzens is the auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Michele Michaels is a professional singer and inspirational speaker. Brochures are available in the Commons kiosk. Pre-registration is required.


Saturday, June 17, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church
5071 Eden Ave
Edina, MN 55436

Mission Statement

Each year we offer widows a Day of Reflection for spiritual enrichment and fellowship. We do this through prayer, reflection and the intercession of Mary, Mother of Jesus and Widow of Joseph.


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Saturday, June 17, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM

8:00-8:30 am: Registration
8:30-9:30 am: Mass
9:30-10:00 am: Continental Breakfast
10:00-10:45 am: Talk 1: Growing in Faith Through Prayer
10:45-11:00 am: Break
11:00-11:45 pm: Talk 2: Saying Yes Through Mary
11:45-12:15 pm: Lunch
12:15-1:00 pm: Michele Denise Michaels

Speaker Bios

Bishop Andrew Cozzens

The Most Reverend Andrew Cozzens serves as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

A native of Denver, he graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, where he experienced a deepening of the faith through the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. After college, Bishop Cozzens served as a travelling missionary to young people with Twin Cities-based NET Ministries. He later joined the Companions of Christ in Saint Paul, and worked for Saint Paul’s Outreach leading college Bible study groups.

In 1997, he was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. He served as parochial vicar at the Cathedral of Saint Paul and then Faribault Catholic Community (now Divine Mercy) before being sent to Rome for doctoral studies. Upon his return to Minnesota, Bishop Cozzens began service as an instructor at the Saint Paul Seminary.

On October 11, 2013, Pope Francis appointed him as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Bishop Cozzens' ordination to the Episcopacy took place December 9, 2013.


Michele Denise Michaels

A graduate of the Archbishop Harry J. Flynn Catechetical Institute and a professional singer, Michele is a poised and inspirational speaker, who has addressed audiences across the nation and sung around the world. She speaks about the gift of blindness and sings about the loveof God. Michele released her debut solo CD, “Altar Call“ in 2012 and is currently writing a book entitled “Are You Really Blind?” She is always honored to support Epiphany Studio Productions. www.micheledenisemichaels.com


Questions or concerns?

Contact Cheryl Broich: 952-831-2656


The 7th Annual Widows’ Day of Reflectionis endorsed by the Archdiocesan Office ofMarriage and Family Life and is sponsored by Knights of Columbus Marian and Nicollet Councils, Relevant Radio and Our Lady of Grace Church, Edina.