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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 »

April 11-12, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/07/20

The Other Side of the Virus, An Opportunity to Awaken…

Yes there is panic buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there is even death.

But, They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noise You can hear the birds again. They say that after just a few ... Read More »

April 4-5, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 4/02/20

This is certainly not the Lenten season we hoped or planned for, but it is the Lenten season we have been given. Perhaps it is teaching us a new meaning of fasting. Not only do we fast from certain foods, but we are “fasting” from gathering, from celebrating the ... Read More »

March 28-29, 2020

Posted by Sharon Myers on 3/27/20

Just like you, the friars and the staff of Transfiguration are taking things day by day during this unusual time. We are trying to do our part to contain the spread of the virus and keep ourselves and you safe! And, of course, we pray! During these days we ... Read More »