A Franciscan Parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

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 »

July 18, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/21

We welcome Sr. Nanette Zeimet SND, making an appeal for the missionary work of the Notre Dame Sisters. Their website tells of some of their nearby ministries: Cleveland, Ohio, was the first US address of the Sisters of Notre Dame when they arrived from Germany in 1874. After 85 ... Read More »

July 11, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/21

We are now a Family of Parishes with: Divine Providence Lithuanian, Southfield Our Lady of La Salette, Berkley Our Mother of Perpetual Help, Oak Park

We have scheduled events to help get to know one another a little better in July, August and September. The first Gathering is: Tuesday, ... Read More »

July 4, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/21

O God our Creator, from your provident hand we have received our right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. You have called us as your people and given us the right and the duty to worship you, the only true God, and your Son, Jesus Christ. Through ... Read More »

June 27, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/21

Our Family of Parishes is effective July 1, 2021, just a few days from now.

We have scheduled events to help get to know one another a little better in July, August and September.

  The first Gathering is Tuesday, July 13, 7-9 PM at Our Lady of La ... Read More »

June 20, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 7/16/21

My first assignment in 1980 was to a parish in Galveston, Texas, and that was the first I heard of Juneteenth, because that year it became a holiday in Texas. What is Juneteenth? Juneteenth -- a blending of the words June and nineteenth -- is the oldest regular US ... Read More »

June 13, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/07/21

“Doggone it! Where is it? I know I put it somewhere!” Sound familiar? When something is lost, St. Anthony is a great saint to ask for help in finding whatever you are looking for. But who was Saint Anthony?

Anthony’s birth and baptismal name was Fernando Martins. He was ... Read More »

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