Download the official MCC mobile app today!

We are excited to announce the release of the official mobile application of the Michigan Catholic Conference (MCC). This new app is available for both Apple and AndroidTM devices. It is designed to provide secure, up to date information regarding medical, dental, 403(b), pension and other MCC benefit plans. MCC app users will have at their fingertips:

  • Detailed information regarding current benefits and beneficiaries,
  • Answers to frequently asked questions and videos explaining benefit plans,
  • Copies of medical and prescription ID cards, and
  • Means to quickly contact MCC.

Download the app today on the App Store for Apple or get it on Google PlayTM for Android.

MCC app screenshot showing intial screen
Michigan Catholic Conference
(800) 395-5565
(517) 372-3940
510 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

Focus Essay: The Issues, the Candidates and Your Vote: Calling for Dignity in the Public Square

On Tuesday, November 8, Michiganders will vote on candidates and issues at the local, state, and federal level. It is important for Catholics especially to consider the impact of their choices at the ballot box, especially as it pertains to protecting the dignity of human life, providing for the poor and vulnerable, and promoting the common good. In The Issues, the Candidates and Your Vote: Calling for Dignity in the Public Square, MCC provides information about the upcoming election, discusses conscience formation, and lists questions to consider before voting. Read more…

Advocates of legislation to grant undocumented persons driver’s licenses gather on the steps of the State Capitol Tuesday, September 20, 2016

News Release: MCC Advocates for Immigrant Legislation

Denying an undocumented resident of the state access to a driver’s license not only harms the dignity of that person but also makes life’s daily routines excessively difficult, Michigan Catholic Conference said on Tuesday, September 20th during a press event in Lansing on the steps of the State Capitol. The event included State Representatives Harvey Santana (D-Detroit) and Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit), MCC and several organizations that support policies that improve the lives of immigrants. Read more…

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The Word from Lansing Column: Opportunities for Work and its Impact on Society

The celebration of Labor Day at the beginning of this month brought attention to the dignity and sense of identity that work brings to individuals. At the same time, the day also highlighted the real economic struggles individuals and families are experiencing. The Word from Lansing for September examines the current status of employment in Michigan, the impact of work on the life of the family, and the efforts that are needed to build a more just economy. Read more…

News Release: MCC Responds to State Board of Education Vote

Earlier this year, the State Board of Education developed voluntary guidelines regarding learning environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) students. Michigan Catholic Conference submitted public comments to the Board’s initial draft in May. On Wednesday, September 14, the Board of Education approved a final version of its document by a 6-2 vote. MCC has issued a statement after the vote opposing the guidance. Read more…

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USCCB Urges Amicable Resolution in Little Sisters of the Poor HHS Case

On September 9, 2016, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services objecting to mandated coverage of abortifacients, contraceptives and sterilizations in employer health plans. The comments responded to a request from the Department about how best to accommodate those organizations with religious objections to the coverage while still allowing those with no religious objections to obtain it. Read more…

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U.S. Bishops Issue Annual Labor Day Statement

In honor of the celebration of Labor Day, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops have released a statement recognizing the dignity of work and highlighting the connection between current economic pressures and stresses on the family. The statement from Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, chairman of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, provides a message of hope and solidarity from the Catholic Church for those experiencing isolation in today’s economy. Read more…

The Word from Lansing Column: Love & Peace in the Midst of Violence

In July, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops announced the formation of a task force to engage critical issues such as race relations, economic opportunity, restorative justice, mental health, and gun violence. Addressing these issues, especially in light of recent shootings, requires an openness to dialogue. This month’s column for Catholic newspapers highlights the need for all people to create a culture of life and speak out against violence. Read more…

New Video Highlights Catholic Teaching On the Poor and Vulnerable

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) recently released a fourth video as part of a seven-part series on Catholic Social Teaching. This video highlights the importance of encountering and serving the marginalized in the community. The teachings of the Catholic Church call for individuals to meet the immediate needs of those who are struggling, while also addressing larger problems in society that are contributing to their circumstances. Watch now……

U.S. Bishops Set Sept. 9, Feast of St. Peter Claver, as National Day of Prayer

In light of recent incidents of violence and racial tension in communities across the United States, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has invited all dioceses across the country to unite in a Day of Prayer for Peace in Our Communities. He has also appointed a special task force to support bishops in marking that Day of Prayer, and more broadly, in promoting peace and healing during this time of great strain on civil society. Read more…

The Word from Lansing Column: Protecting the Health and Safety of All Michigan Students

U.S. Bishops Urge Congress to End Government Abortion Coercion

The Word from Lansing Column: Public Transportation and Communities in Need

Michigan Catholic Conference
(800) 395-5565
(517) 372-3940
510 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933
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