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From Fr. Paul 5-21-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Last week a priest friend and I had the great opportunity to lead 47 pilgrims on a holy journey to Assisi, Siena, Orvieto and Rome. We had the opportunity to celebrate Mass at several holy sites including the tomb of St. Francis in Assisi, the sites of two Eucharistic ... Read More »

St. Mary CSA Goals 2017 - 5-21-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Increase parish participation to 40% Exceed assigned target of $92,000

Week 3 Update The third week of our CSA campaign brought in 39 new gifts and a pledged amount of $10,015.00 (not including new online givers). That brings our total to $61,210.00, which is 66.5% of our target amount ... Read More »

Christian Service News 5-21-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

"Do not be troubled. Trust in Me.” (John 14:1) Greetings Everyone, Below are some upcoming Christian Service volunteer opportunities or events that may be of interest to you. If you can spare an hour or two, please think about being of service to your neighbor. We are always looking ... Read More »

From the Pastoral Associate... 5-14-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

“I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom, for me and you, and I think to myself, what a wonderful world.” Lyrics from What a Wonderful World

There are certain songs that put me straight into tears. Whenever I hear “What a Wonderful World,” sung ... Read More »

St. Mary CSA Goals 2017 - 5-14-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Increase parish participation to 40% Exceed assigned target of $92,000

The second week of our CSA campaign brought in 67 new gifts and a pledged amount of $18,205.00. 28 families have given $8,955.00 through online giving. That brings our total to $51,195.00, which is 55% of our target amount ... Read More »

Christian Service News 5-14-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

"Do not be troubled. Trust in Me.” (John 14:1) Greetings Everyone, Happy Mother’s day! We have been celebrating Mother’s Day since 1914, when Woodrow Wilson signed the resolution to designate the second Sunday of May as Mother’s Day. If you have been reading “The Little White Book” that was ... Read More »

St. Mary CSA Goals 2017 - 5-7-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Increase parish participation to 40% Exceed assigned target of $92,000

We are off to a good start! The first week of our CSA campaign had 76* families returning their pledge cards. We are at of our 26% of our target amount with less than 10% of our parish families ... Read More »

Christian Service News 5-7-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

"When we have reached the lowest point of our misery and our weakness, the Risen Christ gives us the strength to rise again." Pope Francis @Pontifex • 21 Apr 2017. Greetings Everyone, Below are some upcoming Christian Service volunteer opportunities or events that may be of interest to you. ... Read More »

From Fr. Paul 4-30-2017

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

As Catholics, we are united with all other Catholics as members of the Universal Church throughout the world. That means we are part of something greater than our own parish of St. Mary. We are also members of the larger family of Catholic believers of the Archdiocese of Detroit. ... Read More »

Congratulations to our 2017 Confirmandi!

Posted by Tanya Graettinger