Make Disciples, Be Witnesses

Preview of 2022-2023 Classes

Fall Classes Begin In-Person and Online the Week of September 12

  • The Miracle of the Eucharist
  • Exploring the Church in America
  • Perspectives on Priestly Vocations
  • We Are an Easter People: Sharing the Good News
  • Field Trips to Local Churches and Regional Landmarks
  • Domestic and International Pilgrimages
Discover the stories, visit the sites, and meet the saints that have made up the pilgrim journey of the Catholic Church in the United States in this innovative, LANE-original, ten-part documentary film series.
”If you‘re considering Catholicism, or just curious, then consider this...” In this new pocast, Greg Smith explores the faith, beliefs, life, and culture of the Catholic Church for curious non-Catholics, and for Catholics who want to know their faith better and share it with others.

Travel with LANE

LANE offers both domestic field trips and international pilgrimages.

Make Disciples, Be Witnesses

Jesus is calling us to make disciples and to be his witnesses on the Lakeshore, in West Michigan, and to the ends of the earth. The Lakeshore Academy for the New Evangelization (LANE) is a school of lifelong discipleship that proclaims the Gospel and empowers our Catholic community in West Michigan and beyond to live out Christ's mission.

Adults & Families

The LANE Digital Passport gives you access to all online and in-person adult classes, plus online educational materials for the whole family.


LANE Kids courses are interactive, engaging, and fun! Each online course adheres to the standards put in place by the Diocese of Grand Rapids.

Parish Partnerships

Make LANE your parish’s faith formation solution! LANE offers a group rate, training, and resources to make parish implementation easy.

Lifelong Catholic Learning

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One Whirling Adventure

LANE has given birth to a missionary daughter ministry. Join the adventure!

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What LANE Students Are Saying

"LANE classes are incredibly interesting and truly helped open up my faith in many ways."
"LANE's excellent instructors open the material to you at a higher level"
"These classes helped me to know God. My faith was strengthened."