A Franciscan Parish in the Archdiocese of Detroit

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

FROM THE DESK OF FR. JEFF

June 21, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/15/20

I wanted you to be aware of these messages.

Fr. Jeff Pope Francis, General Audience, June 3 I greet the English-speaking faithful joining us through the media. Dear brothers and sisters in the United States, I have witnessed with great concern the disturbing social unrest in your nation in ... Read More »

June 14, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/13/20

We are going through a most unusual time, in many areas, but especially in the way we celebrate the Eucharist. For our health and safety, the obligation to attend Mass is suspended through September 6, (meaning the obligation begins again on the following Sunday, September 13).  Many of us ... Read More »

June 7, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/08/20

I am writing this message on Pentecost Sunday, May 31 since our bulletin has to be prepared early in the week before it is published. You are probably reading this on the weekend of June 6/7. I don’t know what will happen this week, but today and for the ... Read More »

May 31, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 6/02/20

For years, especially since Synod 16, the Archbishop and the Archdiocese have been praying for a “new Pentecost,” a new outpouring of God’s spirit, giving us courage, boldness, joy, and all the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Today we celebrate the first Pentecost, and that gives new impetus to ... Read More »

May 24, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/18/20

After a long hiatus, we are once again able to gather for public worship, with some limitations and modifications. We will all have to make many sacrifices and adjustments. Hopefully most of these will be temporary! Parking Lot First of all, to make matters even more complicated, we will ... Read More »

May 17, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/18/20

As you know, the Governor has placed a “stay home” order on all Michigan residents until May 28. The Archdiocese is monitoring the situation closely, and public masses and parish events are suspended until further notice, until it is safe for us to gather again in groups. We will ... Read More »

May 10, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 5/05/20

Happy Mother’s Day to all our moms. We are so grateful for your love and support throughout our lives. We will be praying for you all in a special way during our Sunday mass today. The latest information from the Archdiocese is that public masses and parish events are ... Read More »

May 3, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/27/20

We miss you! Though the stay at home order has just been extended to May 15, at this time, the suspension of public masses and all parish events issued until April 30, remains in effect until new guidelines are issued. The AOD is studying the situation and will get ... Read More »

April 26, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/20/20

Holy Week and Easter were no doubt quite different this year.  I hope you were able to join us for some or all of our liturgies. It is my hope that we gave our virtual community some sense of hope, light, and beauty during these difficult days. We did reach ... Read More »

April 19, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/14/20

It may not feel much like Easter. But is some ways, this Easter may not be so different from the first Easter. There were only a few people there; they were distancing themselves and hiding behind locked doors. They were confused and afraid. There was a bit of joy ... Read More »

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