A Franciscan Parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit

Church of the Transfiguration

 | 25225 Code Rd., Southfield, MI 48033      | 248-356-8787 

We are a Franciscan Body of Christ embracing all people through liturgy and service.

 

 

 

 


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PARISHES

We are members of the South Oakland Vicariate Family 5

WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE

Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

WEEKDAY MASS

Monday - Friday: 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

(Church doors open at 11:30 a.m., except on Tuesday - doors open at 9:30 a.m.)

RECONCILIATION

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.
Saturday: 12:00 p.m. (Noon)

(Church doors open at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday)

Parish Registration

Registration forms can be found in the Gathering Room and the Parish Office.

Sacraments of Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation and Marriage

Arrangements can be made by contacting the Parish Office.

Funeral

When a loved one passes away, please contact the Parish Office regarding funeral arrangements.


Church of the Transfiguration

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Masses are livestreamed

 


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Feast of the Transfiguration
August 6-7, 2022
"Master, it is good that we are here!"
"This is my Chosen Son; listen to him!"
 
Readings from the Feast (not 19th Sunday)
Sunday, August 7: Parish Picnic
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
We're ready for you!
This Week
Monday - Friday Mass 12:00 Noon 
Confessions: Tuesday 10:30 AM
Saturday, 12:00 PM
 
Masses continue to be livestreamed:
 
On weekends, only the 8:30 AM mass is livestreamed.
August 15
Feast of the Assumption
NOT a day of obligation this year
Mass - 12:00 PM Noon
 
August 20-21
Priest rotation
Fr. Paul Chateau - Tranfiguration
Fr. Jeff - Our Mother of Perpetual Help
Fr. Jeremy - Our Lady of La Salette 10:30
If you know of someone 
who has not yet been able to return 
to worship with us,
Please let us know
We would like to reach out!
 
If you know of someone
among your family and friends
wo like to be come a Catholic,
invite them to talk with us!
July 30-31 -- Attendance
4:30 -- 86
8:30 -- 74
11:00 -- 136
Total -- 296
 
July 2-3 -- 270 // July 9-10 -- 274 
July 16-17 -- 258 // July 24/24 -- 248
Thanks to all for a very successful Vacation Bible School.
Thanks to the little kids who participated,
and the big kids who worked so hard to make it happen!

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New COVID Liturgical Protocols

MARCH 3, 2022 UPDATE

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has announced that Michigan is entering a post-surge, recovery phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. Because this development, as well as recently updated information from the CDC, the Archdiocese of Detroit is making some adjustments to its guidelines for liturgies. We continue to see different levels of risk across the counties within the Archdiocese. Please check the CDC’s COVID-19 by County tool for information on the risk level of your county. In addition, here are some points to consider as you evaluate the best way to serve in your parish at this time:

· The Archdiocese of Detroit encourages Mass-goers, if they are at risk to wear face-coverings and to practice social distancing to reduce the potential of exposure to COVID-19

· The Archdiocese of Detroit recommends that each pastor/In Solidum team of priests should evaluate their location in the Archdiocese and implement the following protocols:

· Establish an area where social distancing may be observed, if needed

· Encourage masking and social distancing for those who are at risk

· Evaluate the need in your parish for those who distribute Holy Communion to wear face-coverings and use hand sanitizer

· Hang signage indicating masking and social distancing are encouraged for those who are at risk

· Ensure that hand sanitizer is available at church entrances

· The faithful are reminded that particular dispensations from the obligation to participate in Holy Mass remain in effect for people who are ill or who find themselves in other specific circumstances.

Particular Dispensation Information

Archbishop Vigneron announced that the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days expired on Saturday, March 13, 2021. In its place, he has granted a number of particular dispensations for the faithful who may find themselves in specific circumstances.

Please read below for information about these specific dispensations and visit aod.org/comehometohope to learn more about how our parishes are working to keep everyone safe at Mass as well as tips and advice for inviting friends and family to attend Mass with you.

Considering the grave obligation we have of being physically present with our brothers and sisters at Mass on Sunday and Holy Days of Obligation for the Eucharist, each of us is asked to make a good and sincere judgement as to whether these circumstances apply or not. Where doubt or confusion persists, consult any priest for clarity.

While the general dispensation is removed, there are specific instances where the dispensation will continue, as well as those circumstances where there is no obligation in the first place. One does not have an obligation to attend Mass on Sunday in the following circumstances:

1. You are ill or your health condition would be significantly compromised if you were to contract a communicable illness (i.e., you have underlying conditions or are in a high-risk category). Please use the dispensation and do not attend Mass.

2. You exhibit flu-like symptoms. Please use the dispensation and do not attend Mass.

3. You have good reason to think you might be asymptomatic of a contagious illness (e.g., you were in recent contact with someone who tested positive for a contagious illness such as COVID or influenza). Please use the dispensation and do not attend Mass.

4. You care for the sick, homebound, or infirmed.

5. You are pregnant.

6. Those 65 years of age or older (per the CDC’s recommendation of high-risk individuals).

7. You cannot attend Mass through no fault of your own (e.g., no Mass is offered, you are infirmed, or, while wanting to go, you are prevented for some reason you cannot control (e.g., your ride did not show up, the church was at capacity).

8. If you have significant fear or anxiety of becoming ill by being at Mass.

For questions about the application of any of these, please contact your pastor.

These categories will be reviewed in due course and revised as needed.

Those within categories #1-8 above must still observe the Lord’s Day and are encouraged to spend time in prayer on Sunday, meditating on the Lord’s passion, death and resurrection; an excellent way to do this is through participating in a broadcast of the Sunday Mass.

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