Make Disciples, Be Witnesses

Let us heed St. John the Baptist's Advent call to repent and get ready for the kingdom of heaven! You can start preparing the way of the LORD by browsing Advent resources and choosing ones to help you and your family get ready through prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.

A Eucharistic Advent Video Series

We don't often associate Advent with the Eucharist, but the two are intimately connected. Watch a new video exploring this connection each week of the season. These videos were produced by LANE with help from a grant from the Corpus Christi Foundation.

Finding Flow: A LANE Retreat

Spiritual Practices for Those Seeking to Reclaim Inner Peace, Balance, and Wholeness

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's ministry partner One Whirling Adventure is exciting and educating people about historic, Catholic Christianity, and equipping them to live, share, and defend it in the twenty-first century.
”If you‘re considering Catholicism, or just curious, then consider this...” In this podcast and blog from One Whirling Adventure, our ministry partner, 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.

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."

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