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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

Calling for Parish Council Nominations

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

During the masses of May 6/7, the Parish Council Nomination Committee will be soliciting nominations for Parish Council Members. Three Parish Council Members will be selected by lot during the weekend of Pentecost, June 3/4 by Fr. Paul. One member will be selected at each mass. What is the ... Read More »

INTO THE FIRE

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

Dear Friends, “Into the Fire” will commence operations beginning Sunday May 7, 2017. I hope all of you that participated last year will join us again this year to provide sandwiches for the poor and less fortunate in our community. Last year we delivered over 1,200 lunches. Schedules will ... Read More »

CSA Commitment Weekend April 29/30

Posted by Tanya Graettinger

As we continue to enjoy the beauty and joy of the Easter Season, we will soon kick-off our annual Catholic Services Appeal (CSA) next weekend. On Holy Thursday we were reminded in the Gospel and the symbolic foot washing, that we are all called to serve each other by ... Read More »