PARISH NEWS By
Deacon Tom Leonard
We are always eager to
welcome new volunteers to our service program. We welcome
Lectors, Extraordinary Eucharistic Ministers, Altar
Servers or any combination of the above. Contact Dn. Tom
after Mass or at email@example.com.
FOOD COLLECTION FOR
Items needed for the
month of May are large soups, flavored boxed potatoes,
ketchup and mustard, instant potato and rice bags, instant
bagged rice and canned fruit. We truly appreciate your
JPII GIFT AND BOOK
The Gift and Book Shop
has stocked new Confirmation cards and gifts. Our regular
weekend hours are before and after Masses.
TRAVEL By Pat
The Best of Ann Arbor
trip on June 30th, 2017, is SOLD OUT. A wait list is
available if you are interested in this trip.
There has been much
interest in our AUTUMN GETAWAY trip to upstate New York.
The dates are September 24-29, 2017, and we’re visiting
the St. Kateri Shrine, the National Baseball Hall of Fame,
West Point Academy, FDR Library and museum and more. Think
about getting your reservation in early. Flyers are
available at the entrances to the church. Please call the
church office or Pat Ayland at 313.441.3355 with
MASS AND CELEBRATION
Sacred Heart Catholic
School would like to invite you to join us on May 17th for
a very special mass and celebration for all first
responders. All firefighters, police, EMS, state troupers,
emergency management personnel, are encouraged to attend.
Mass will be at 9 AM. RSVP at 313.561-9192.
OUR LADY OF FATIMA
Last call to the 100
Anniversary Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima
10 day Pilgrimage to Portugal offered over three dates in
October of 2017. The inclusive cost of $2,149.00 is for
twin accommodations. We will be visiting Lisbon, Fatima,
Santarem, Portugal; Lourdes, France; and Barcelona, Spain.
For more information call James Adair at 1-855-564-1008.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
Happy Mother’s Day to
all the ladies in the parish from Fr. Patrick O’Kelley
Council #3860. We hope you will have a wonderful day. Join
us and Msgr. Schulte’s 4th degree for an “American
Flag Retirement flag on Monday, May 15th at 6:30 PM . It
will be held in the parking lot of O’Kelley Banquet
Facility at 23663 Park St. It will begin at 6:30 PM.
You may have an
American flag that needs to be retired. Please bring it by
the Lounge Tuesday—Saturday. We will insure that it is
retired in the proper manner.
Tickets for the annual
June raffle are now available. This year’s raffle is
tied to the Weekday and Saturday Evening Daily 3 number.
Tickets are $10 each. Tickets that match the Evening Daily
3 will win $100. Ticket one number up or down will win
$25. Tickets are available by contacting Rob Ciavaglia at
248-613-6591. Tickets will also be available after Mass
during the first three weeks of May.
We would like to invite
all members and their families to join us on Memorial Day,
Monday, May 29th, to march in the Dearborn Memorial Day
Parade which runs from the corner of Michigan Ave. and
Schaffer and ends at the Ford Centennial Library. For more
information please call us at 313.278.5600.
FREEDOM HOUSE THANK
Thank you so much for
your generous donation of bed linens and towels to Freedom
House. Every year people courageously stand up and
challenge injustice in their home country. Without saying
a word of goodbye to their loved ones, they courageously
make their way to Freedom House.
Through your support we
are able to provide the support they need. You enable
Freedom House to deepen our impact and increase the
quality of our services for refugees and victims of
persecution fro around the world. It’s your generosity
that has allowed us to turn a shelter into a home.
On behalf of residents
and staff, thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
It’s Not Too Early:
Registration is now open for the 2017-2018 school year.
Our school provides 3 year old Little Learners, 4 year old
Preschool, Kindergarten and grades 1-8. For more
information, contact the school office at 313.563.6640.
Labels/Coke Bottle Caps: Our school year is winding
down but we are still collection these items. Please place
them in the Sunday collection basket or drop them off at
the parish office. Thanks for your continued support.
May 19-21 with live music, food, rides, games, Vegas tent,
bingo & more.
St. Sebastian 46th
Annual Spring Festival will take place May 19th from 6
to 11 PM, Saturday May 20th from Noon to 11 PM and Sunday
May 21st from 1-9 PM. Join us for live entertainment,
raffles, dinners, a game tent, bingo and more. Our major
raffle is worth $10,000. Saturday dinner is Pork Chops and
Sunday dinner is Lasagna. Also available are Polish,
Mexican and Vegetarian treats. We are located at 20710
Colgate in Dearborn Heights at Merrick and Colgate. For
more information call 562, 5356.
Maker Fun Factory: Created
by God, built for a Purpose West Wayne Vicariate Vacation
Bible School: June 26th-30th, 9 AM to Noon daily at Sacred
Heart Parish. Space is limited! Contact Julie (Sacred
Heart) at 313.565-1020 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Donations of old, unusable CD’s & DVD’s Lego’s
and Duplo blocks, tape (duct, electrical and masking) are
Divine Child Summer
Athletic & Enrichment Camps: Athletic camps in 8
sports as well as leadership, debate, rocketry, art &
musical theater camps. Camps range in length from 3 days
to 2 weeks. Great opportunities for students entering
grades 4-8. Registration forms available at
For more information
regarding our athletic camps, please contact Denise Brewis
at 313.562.1990 x277 or email@example.com.
For more information regarding our enrichment camps,
please contact Darcie Ruby at 313.562-1990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Anselm Parish
Festival: June 2nd—4th with raffles, rides, dinners,
bingo, used book sale, car show, pull tab, bake sale,
games and much more!
ST. Linus VBS:
“A Mighty Fortress” July 24th-28th. Contact Donna at
313.274-5778 or by email at email@example.com
If you have broken rosaries and would like to donate them,
please drop them off at the church sacristy or parish
DEARBORN POLICE SPECIAL
Call 313.943-3030 to report any suspicious activity.
Support our law enforcement officers. Be their eyes and ears!