Announcements for the week of February 18 2018

  1. EDGE Youth for grades 6-8 meets Fridays at 7:00 p.m.

LIFETEEN for High School students meets Saturday, February 24 at 5:00 p.m. All students are welcome!

  1. We thank everyone who has graciously donated towards our Warm Hearts, Warm Hands Special Boiler Fundraiser. As you donate, we’ll publish your name if you wish and your generous amount.
  2. Coins for Life is our parish Lent Almsgiving project. Please take a small plastic box home to collect spare change to help promote the Pro-Life Movement. Please teach and encourage your children as their help and prayers are vital. There are other ways to give your alms. Please take a bulletin for more ideas.
  3. Stations of the Cross are every Friday in Lent in our 3 languages. A weekly Friday night Mass in English is offered with the Stations of the Cross. Lenten events are posted in the bulletin and on the bulletin boards.
  4. We have a book sale! Bring the short stories of Michigan’s Bishop Ken Untener’s Lenten Little Black Book home. These simple 6 minute daily Scripture reflections in English or Spanish will help deepen your relationship with Christ this Lent. Or buy the yellow Adoration books in English or Italian for Friday Adoration. Each is $1.50 or buy both for $2.00 in the parish office.
  5. Lenten Missions

in English March 11-15 with Capuchin Provincial Minister Br. Henry Alva; and in Italiano with Don Francesco Armenti March 18-21. Please see posters or take a bulletin.

  1. Secular Franciscans meet Sunday, February 25 at 12:00 noon Mass followed by the Fraternity gathering.
  2. New Beginnings host Br. Ignatius’ Mini-Retreat on the Canticle of the Creatures on Saturday, March 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is at St. Roch’s Church on Islington Avenue. Please call the office to register for this free event.

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