TRAVEL By Pat
There has been a lot of
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 at 336-3227 or Pat Ayland at 441.3355 with
JPII GIFT AND BOOK
Since our shop is
small, we always offer to look for special requested items
Not stocked in the store. For example: A number of
customers have asked about daily Catholic meditation
books. In response, we have ordered a variety of such
books published by the Catholic Book Publishing Company.
They are nicely bound with a leatherette cover and ribbon
We also have customers
who generously give friends, family and emergency
responders pocket prayer coins and prayer cards. The shop
now carries pocket prayer coins specifically for police,
firefighters, nurses and teachers. What a thoughtful way
to say “Thank you” to those who provide us with such
So… if you are
looking for a special gift, card, or personal religious
item and do not see it on our shelves, just ask. We are
always glad to oblige.
Thanks for your
Your gifts to the CSA
are helping high school-age teens in the Archdiocese of
Detroit learn how to become better Christian leaders,
examples to their peers, and evangelizers through Youth
Leadership and Evangelization Training.
“Chosen to Follow”
covers topics like discipleship, communication,
facilitation, prayer, and event planning, as well as
sharing faith with other teens. Through the “Living Your
Strengths” resource, teens will also learn to use their
individual strengths in their daily lives.
Offered by archdiocesan
youth Ministry Office, Youth Leadership and Evangelization
Training will be held overnight at St. Frances de Chantal
parish in Sterling Heights this July 21-22.
For information about
CSA ministries, programs and serviced, please go to www.aod.org.
June 24 & 25th
This week, the special
collection is for Peter’s Pence, a worldwide collection
that supports the charitable works of Pope Francis. Funds
from this collection help victims of war, oppression, and
natural disasters. Take this opportunity to join with Pope
Francis and be a witness of Charity to our suffering
brothers and sisters. Please be generous today. For more
information, visit www.sbccb.org/peters-pence.
The Army, Air Force,
and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably
discharged veterans to shop online. The target start date
is Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, but you must register
first. You must call 1-844-868-8672 after June 1st to
Here is the site for
more information: www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1049558/dod-opens-online-exchange-shopping-to-veterans/
Remember that our “Friday
Fish Fry” continues every Friday from 4 PM—8 PM.
Join us every Tuesday
for our Polish Dinners starting at 4 PM. The cost is $8.95
per person for your choice of two entrees, mashed potatoes
And don’t forget our
Homecoming is fast approaching and we are beginning to
look for volunteers to help with our largest fundraises of
the year. If a member, wife, sibling, child, or friend
would like to help, please contact Rob Ciavaglia at
248-613-6591 or email at email@example.com.
This is a wonderful
opportunity to let the community know what the Knights of
Columbus does for our area.
The Society of Notre
Dame de Bon Secours 11th Annual Family Golf Outing is
coming up on Saturday, July 15th at Fox Creek Golf Course
in Livonia. Sour Golf Package provides each golfer 18
holes w/cart, door prizes and meals for only $85 per
golfer. Registrations received by June 30th are only $75
per golfer. We will also have a raffle. Please join the
Society in fellowship, as we enjoy a round of golf, and
raise funds to help local families. For more information,
please contact Carrie Ryckman at 248-890-2872 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ste. Anne Novena
For 131 years, Ste. Anne has celebrated a novena in
preparation for the celebration of the Feast of St. Anne.
The annual feast occurs on July 26.
The Archbishop has
recently decreed that our Shrine to St. Anne is the
official place of pilgrimage in the Archdiocese.
Consequently, a plenary indulgence is granted to those who
visit our shrine and recite an Our Father and the Creed.
St. Anne is the patron saint of mothers, childless people,
housewives, pregnancy and children. We joyfully invite you
to make a pilgrimage to the Ste. Anne Shrine, especially
during the annual novena. You can also venerate the relic
of St. Anne.
Ste. Anne Parish
Noon Healing Mass: Every first Tuesday of the month
Fr. Gabriel Richard Chapel, email@example.com
Explore Ste. Anne Public Tours:
Tuesdays at 4:30 PM and Thursdays at 11 AM , 1000 Ste.
Anne Street Detroit.
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 www.divinechildhighschool.org.
For more information
regarding our athletic camps, please contact Denise Brewis
at 313.562.1990 x227 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information
regarding our enrichment camps, please contact Darcie Ruby
at 313.562-1990 or email@example.com.
St. Linus VBS:
“A Mighty Fortress” July 24th-28th. Contact Donna at
313.274-5778 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Mel Final Mass:
Closing Mass Friday, June 30th at 6 PM
Please join us at
Sebastian Church, July 2nd after the 12:30 Mass. We will
have a Holy Hour for our Country and religious freedom.
Deacon Steve Bussa presiding. We will pray the patriotic
Rosary, Exposition, the Divine Chaplet, Hymns, Adoration
and Benediction. Everyone is welcome.
The Patriotic Rosary
will also be said on all Tuesdays before the Blessed
Sacrament at 5:45 PM.
HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE
Pilgrimages with Franciscan friar Fr. Alex Kratz will be
leading a Catholic Pilgrimage to the Holy Land October
9-23, 2017. This life-changing experience walking in Jesus’
footsteps includes daily Mass and Rosary, biblical
readings on site, time for prayer and spiritual guidance,
and meeting local Christians. The cost is $4,299 (all
expenses included. Round trip from Detroit, 3 daily meals,
all tips and taxes._ $500 deposit due at registration.
Orientation meeting is August 6. Call 248-514-1747.
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!