Just a reminder that in addition to the regular hours before and after weekend Masses, we will be open on Fridays during Lent from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM. We will also be open during the special parish Lenten activities.

Tell your friends and families that we carry sacramental, religious cards, Lenten books, Easter and First Communion items. Many of the other local religious goods stores have closed in the area. People are unaware of what we offer, so please spread the word. It helps fund the needs of our parish and the Red Cloud School. Thanks for your continued support!


Join us for a wonderful program at the Downey Brewing Company beginning Thursday, March 1st at 7 PM. Other Thursday dates are March 8 & 22. April 5,12,19, & 26. Concluded on May 3 & 10. You may Lynette at We are located at 13121 Prospect. Be sure to look for and use the RED DOOR entrance. We are part of the Finishers Corp building. The marvelous Bishop Robert Barron will discuss what Catholics believe and why while being immersed in the art, architecture, literature, beliefs and practices of the Catholic tradition. If you have not taken a class with Bishop Barron, you will be in for a real treat!


Our Lenten books have arrived and are available in the Vestibules, Gift Shop or the Parish Office. These 6 minute reflections on the Passion according to Mark aid us in reflection and homage during Lent. The books are available for a donation of $1.


Once again it is time to honor your living and deceased family and friends for Easter. You may use the form inserted in this week’s bulletin or the envelope in your church packet. PLEASE print all names clearly. We are beginning this tribute early this time so all names will be able to appear in the Easter bulletin and not published at a later date. We suggest $5 per name, but all donations are appreciated. The deadline date is March 12th.

Because Liturgical Press closes for the holiday, this deadline is very important. We appreciate your clarity and your timeliness. Thank you.

WOMEN’S LENTEN STUDY: Once a week sessions surrounding the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus during Lent, beginning February 15th through March 29th from 9:30 AM—11:30 AM at St. Anselm. Cost $25. Seats are limited. Contact Donna at 274-5778.


We are going to Grand Rapids! We’ve planned a full day in Grand Rapids visiting the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park and the Gerald R. Ford Museum on Thursday, May 24th from 8 AM to 9 PM for the reasonable price of $99. Flyers are available at the entrances to the church. Make your reservations now. Please call Pat Ayland 313.441.3355 or the church office with questions. Think Spring.


Just one more week to honor your living and deceased family and friends for Easter. PLEASE print all names clearly. Names will appear in the Easter bulletin. We suggest $5 per name, but all donations are appreciated. The deadline date is March 12th.


You are invited to a Seder Meal on Wednesday, March 28th at 5:45 PM in the Parish Hall. The evening consists of a re-telling of the story of the Passover, based on the Book of Exodus, a complete lamb dinner, including coffee and soft drink. Please bring your own wine or other beverage. The cost is $8.00 per individual, $30 maximum per family. Individuals and families with school-age children (age 5 & up) are welcome. Please reserve your spot by calling the parish office by March 7.


There are several events scheduled for this Lent at St Kateri, all of which could use volunteers in various capacities. Listed below is a date and description of event. If you could help, simply check the line and you will be contacted.

Please return your commitment form to the Parish Office or drop it off in the collection basket.


_____ 1. LINEN COLLECTION (Feb. 26-March 18)—This is a three-week program involving collection of sheets, towels, and toiletries for Nativity parishioners and needy outlet centers in Detroit. Contributions can be left in the vestibules of church. Volunteers needed on Monday, March 19 for sorting and delivering.

_____2. 11:00 AM ANOINTING MASS/SOUP & SALAD LUNCHEON (Friday, March 2). This event involves making salads and meatless homemade soups. The Parish will pay for ingredients. Cook and help needed for setup, serving and clean-up.

_____3. ST. PATRICK’S DAY IRISH STEW DINNER (Saturday, March 17) 5:00 PM—7:00 PM. This event involves decorating the dining space, serving coffee and stew at the buffet-style meal.

_____4. PALM SUNDAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST (Palm Sunday, March 25,)10AM—12:30PM This involves decorating, limited cooking, serving coffee and juice, and clean up. (Pancakes prepared by professional: “Jack the Flipper”.)

——5.CHILDREN’S EASTER EGG HUNT (Palm Sunday, March 25) 12:15 PM This involves you laying and hiding eggs on church grounds, supervising with parents in two groups of children (ages:2-5 and 6-9).One thousand pre-filled plastic eggs expected to be collected within minutes.

_____6. PALM WEAVING (Palm Sunday, March 25)10 AM—12:15 PM This event invites volunteers to share their family traditions and talents weaving crosses and processional palms from ones blessed and distributed this weekend. Event held in Resurrection Hall (Gathering Space)

_____7. HOT CROSS BUNS AND COFFEE SOCIAL (Holy Thursday, March 29) 8 PM—9:30 PM This is held in the St. Francis Room (Parish Hall) after the Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper. Volunteers needed to set-up and clean up.



St. Anselm

Got Books? DVD’s Video games? Please donate them to the St. Anselm Festival Used Book & Media Sale scheduled for June 1-3, 2018, in their parish gym. Donations can be placed in the bins inside the vestibule at St. Anselm or for large donations or if you need assistance, call 313.563.3430 to schedule a pickup. 100% of this sale will benefit the parish school. NO ENCYCLOPEDIA SETS OR MAGAZINES, PLEASE.

St. Sebastian

At the Hop A 1950’s Inspired Auction & Dinner Event: Saturday, March 10th, beginning at 5:30 PM in the Activity Center. A fabulously delicious 8 PM catered meal, great music and everything but the kitchen sink for auction. All proceeds benefit our school. Tickets are $35 per person or $250 for a table of 8 and are available in the school office or on the parish website. For more information contact Becky at 313.516.7682.



There is still room for our Firekeepers bus trip on Tuesday, January 30th at 9 AM, $30 per person ($20 for gaming and $5 food voucher). To reserve your spot call Steve Jacek at 248-349-0490 or email him at If you can’t make it, our next trip will be Tuesday, March 27, 2018.

The 7th Annual Tim O’Brien Trivia Contest to benefit the U of M Comprehensive Cancer Center is coming on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Tickets are $25 per person. To reserve your team of four call Nora O’Brien at 313.565-4379.

Lenten Fish Fry- Starts Ash Wednesday, February 14th at 4 PM. Friday Fish Frys during Lent hours are11 AM—8 PM. Join us for some great fish.



Women’s Lenten Study: Once a week sessions during Lent, Beginning February 15th through March 29th from 9:30 AM—11:30 AM at St. Anselm. More information to follow.

Sacred Heart: St. Vincent de Paul Clothing Drive: March 17th & 18th. Donation bin will be located in the parking lot both days.

St. Sebastian: Mass times: Beginning April 17th-Saturday 4 PM, April 18th –Sunday 8 & 10 AM and 5 PM. Confession times: Saturday 3 PM Weekday Masses: Weekday Masses 8 AM on Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. Check bulletin for other changes.




Drop in for “Tea”: The West Wayne Vicariate will be hosting their Spring Tea on Sunday, March 4th at the Knights of Columbus O’Kelly Banquet Hall. This spiritual reflection and catered lunch is a wonderful way to celebrate the upcoming Spring season. For more information contact Donna Stachulski, DRE/St. Linus at 313-274-5778


Lent is here and so are the Friday Fish Frys starting at 11 AM until 8 PM. Bring your family and friends for a great fish dinner along with your favorite drink. Carry outs are also available at 313-278-5600.

The Easter Bunny will be stopping by O’Kelly’s on Saturday, March 31st for lunch. Tickets are $5 for all over the age of 9. Children under age 8 are free. Call 313.278.5600 to make your reservations.

Our annual St. Patrick’s Day parade party will occur Sunday, March 11th at 2 PM. Admission is free. Corned beef and cabbage dinners/Irish Stew for purchase at 6 PM.


Most Holy Trinity invites you to be a part of the fun, the food, the history. Proceeds benefit Most Holy Trinity’s outreach ministries.  Mass at Noon– 1050 Porter St., Detroit 1:30 PM-Luncheon, Corktown IBEW Hall 1358 Abbott Street, Detroit $40 Adult ticket 5:00 PM-Happy Hour, IBE Hall, Food, Beer, Music -$20 advance/$25 at the door.


If you have broken rosaries and would like to donate them, please drop them off at the church sacristy or parish office.

Call 313.943-3030 to report any suspicious activity. Support our law enforcement officers. Be their eyes and ears!


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