A Franciscan Parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

September 26, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/17/21

Next weekend, October 2/3, after each mass, we will have an opportunity to sign up for a variety of Parish Ministries. This year, we have unique circumstances to consider: ~We still have to be careful with the COVID Delta variant ~We are still evolving into a Family of Parishes ... Read More »

September 19, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/17/21

Today we celebrate Catechetical Sunday, a day set aside to celebrate, bless, and commission those who share in the teaching ministry of the Church. This year’s theme is Growing As Disciples of Jesus, which emphasizes the importance of responding to the Lord’s invitation to develop our relationship with Jesus, ... Read More »

September 12, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/07/21

Here are some of the good things that are coming to Transfiguration this Fall! The 3rd Gathering of our Family of Parishes is Tuesday, September 14 at Our Mother of Perpetual Help (on Oak Park Blvd.). You will have the opportunity to watch and discuss the TV series ,“The ... Read More »

September 5, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 9/07/21

Have you heard or watched the new series on Jesus called “The Chosen”? The Chosen is a television drama based on the life of Jesus of Nazareth. It is the first multi-season series about the life of Jesus, and season one was the highest crowd-funded TV series or film ... Read More »

August 29, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/25/21

After serving the people of Transfiguration Parish for more than 30 years, Paula Hillman has discerned that it is time for her to retire. Paula’s husband, Bill, needs more of her time at home. We are immensely grateful to Paula for her generous service these many years and wish ... Read More »

August 22, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/16/21

PRESENCE: PHYSICAL VS. VIRTUAL “For you have made the whole world a temple of your glory, that your name might everywhere be extolled, yet you allow us to consecrate to you apt places for the divine mysteries. And so, we dedicate joyfully to your majesty this house of prayer, ... Read More »

August 15, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/10/21

OBLIGATION: LAW AND LOVE We do not go to Mass in order to give something to God but to receive what we truly need from Him. The Church’s prayer, which is addressed to God, reminds us of this with the words: “Although you have no need of our praise, ... Read More »

August 8, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 8/02/21

SUNDAY: DAY OF THE LORD

Sunday is the day of rest, because it is the day blessed by God and made holy by Him - set apart from the other days to be, among all of them, the Lord’s day.

Principles · Since the earliest days of the Church, ... Read More »

August 1, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/26/21

REAL PRESENCE OF CHRIST IN THE EUCHARIST Christ is always present in His Church, especially in her liturgical celebrations. He is present in the sacrifice of the Mass, not only in the person of His minister but also under the Eucharistic species. By His power, He is present in ... Read More »

July 25, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/19/21

DURING THE NEXT SEVERAL SUNDAYS, THE GOSPELS WILL BE TAKEN FROM THE “BREAD OF LIFE DISCOURSE IN JOHN’S GOSPEL. WE WILL USE SOME RESOURCES ON THE EUCHARIST FROM THE ARCHDIOCESE OF CINCINNATI FOR REFLECTION.

MASS: “SOURCE & SUMMIT”

“The liturgy, in itself, is not only spontaneous prayer, but something ... Read More »

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