A Franciscan Parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

June 6, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/02/21

On this Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

We are very happy to celebrate with our First Communicants: Cameron Horton Justina Mwangonda Goodluck Mwangonda Christian Mwangonda Lucky Mkwe Angelina Rajput

May this be just the first of many communions with the Lord! Fr. Jeff

May 23, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/17/21

We would like to invite you to a series of Family of Parishes gatherings involving members of Transfiguration, Divine Providence Lithuanians, Our Lady of La Salette, and Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parishes. We are announcing them now so you can put them on your calendar. More information is ... Read More »

May 16, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/10/21

In Saint Peter’s Square in 2013, Pope Francis spoke about how the Ascension is the culmination of Jesus’ earthly life (until he returns to us). The pontiff primarily focused on Luke 24:50-53, which recounts Jesus’ departure from his disciples and Blessed Mother by stating “While he blessed them, he ... Read More »

May 9, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/03/21

From American humorist, Erma Bombeck who died in 1996

When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of “overtime” when the angel appeared and said, “You’re doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.”

And God said, “Have you read the specs on ... Read More »

May 2, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/26/21

I enjoy praying litanies; I appreciate the variety of poetic images they use to help us appreciate spiritual mysteries. As we begin May, a month dedicated to Mary, we highlight a few of the titles given to Mary in the Litany to the Blessed Mother. Do you have a ... Read More »

April 25, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/19/21

Today is commonly called Good Shepherd Sunday, but not only is it Good Shepherd Sunday, it is also “Vocations Sunday”. On this day we are especially asked first of all to pray that the Church may be provided with the leaders needed to do its work of spreading the ... Read More »

April 18, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/12/21

Last Sunday we celebrated Divine Mercy Sunday and we were given the opportunity to remember, celebrate, and imitate God’s great mercy toward us. Next Sunday, April 25, the 4th Sunday of Easter, we have another opportunity to celebrate who Jesus is to us. It is called Good Shepherd Sunday; ... Read More »

April 11, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/05/21

In the Year 2000, Saint John Paul ll established that this Sunday be dedicated to Divine Mercy. Truly, it was a beautiful insight: it was the Holy Spirit who inspired him in this way. This Sunday we are invited to always hold firmly to the grace which comes from ... Read More »

April 4, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/05/21

Easter is a time of new beginnings! Like the rainbow af-ter the rain, we enjoy the first signs of spring, the return of warmer weather, the budding of the trees and flowers. East-er and spring are a great time of year! After almost a year of pause and restrictions ... Read More »

March 28, 2021

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/22/21

Palm Sunday of the Passion Jesus journeyed to Jerusalem, and entered the city riding on a colt, a donkey. People laid down their cloaks and spread leafy palm branches, crying out “Hosanna in the highest.” Joseph was a man accustomed to journeys, too. He went from his home in ... Read More »

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