St. VdP Dropbox

We have a NEW drop box for St. Vincent de Paul at the front of the property, near the DC.  This box is for gently used clothing and shoes for those in need.  Hope you can drop by soon!

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What’s The Legion of Mary?

We in the Legion of Mary often get asked this question. We are a group of lay people under Mary’s leadership, with a plan of action to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the truths of our Catholic faith.

We visit those in care facilities or at home to bring friendship and, more importantly, the Eucharist; we visit homes in the neighborhood to invite people to our church; we lead Rosaries at wakes, teach young and old the purpose and value of praying the Rosary, promote Divine Mercy and Eucharistic Adoration and the de Montfort Consecration, and much more.

We meet Thursdays at 10:15 a.m. in Room E. Drop in any Thursday and find out more! No pressure, no commitment. Or call Sylvia at 248-524-1108.

Eucharistic Adoration

Listen!  Jesus is calling you!  Come and spend some time with the One who gives Abundant Life.  See the chart below to get an idea of open adoration times, and contact Dominic Bologna to sign up.

To Ponder

Are we not perhaps all afraid in some way? If we let Christ enter fully into our lives, if we open ourselves totally to him, are we not afraid that He might take something away from us? Are we not perhaps afraid to give up something significant, something unique, something that makes life so beautiful? Do we not then risk ending up diminished and deprived of our freedom? . . . No! If we let Christ into our lives, we lose nothing, nothing, absolutely nothing of what makes life free, beautiful and great. No! Only in this friendship are the doors of life opened wide. Only in this friendship is the great potential of human existence truly revealed. Only in this friendship do we experience beauty and liberation. And so, today, with great strength and great conviction, on the basis of long personal experience of life, I say to you, dear young people: Do not be afraid of Christ! He takes nothing away, and he gives you everything. When we give ourselves to him, we receive a hundredfold in return. Yes, open, open wide the doors to Christ – and you will find true life. Amen.

-Pope Benedict XVI

Standing Against the HHS Mandate

Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, president of the USCCB, sharply criticized the decision by the Obama administration in which it “ordered almost every employer and insurer in the country to provide sterilization and contraceptives, including some abortion-inducing drugs, in their health plans….Never before has the federal government forced individuals and organizations to go out into the marketplace and buy a product that violates their conscience. This shouldn’t happen in a land where free exercise of religion ranks first in the Bill of Rights.” Please use this site to write to Congress now.

Dolan is urging Catholics and the public at large to speak out in protest. Please take action today. More information can be found here.

Please also read Archbishop Allen Vigneron’s official statement.