PARISH NEWS

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Upcoming Lenten Activities

Lenten Holy Hour

Come Let Us Adore Him and Experience His Healing Love.

Lenten Holy Hour will include: .

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Confession, Prayer Time, Worship Music.

Sacred Heart

Tuesday, March 19 ~ 6:00pm (Mass to follow at 7:00pm)

St. Mary on the Lake

Wednesday, March 20 ~ 6:00pm

 

***Lenten Penance Services***

March 21 ~ St. Joseph Shrine, Brooklyn – 6:30pm

March 24 ~ St. Elizabeth, Tecumseh – 7:00pm

March 25 ~ Light of Christ, Blissfield – 7:00pm

March 27 ~ Sacred Heart/St. Mary’s on the Lake, 6:30pm at St. Mary’s

March 28 ~ St. Anthony, Hillsdale – 6:00pm

 

 

 

Knights of Columbus Retreat

Saturday, March 30th

Camp DeSales – Brooklyn, MI

9AM – 5PM (Includes Vigil Mass)

RSVP Required

To RSVP or Questions, please email Fr. Tim McIntire, OSFS at:

timcintire620@yahoo.com

 

 

A WEEKEND RETREAT FOR WOMEN

 The women of Sacred Heart Parish are invited to St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt on April 26-28, 2019 for annual retreat.  This retreat is a great opportunity for you to spend a weekend away from the distractions of daily life and focus on deepening your relationship with Christ in fellowship with other Catholics.

This year’s retreat theme is;  “From Chaos to Order: A Scriptural Guide to Building a Life Giving Community.” 

You may register by call St. Francis Retreat Center at 517-669-8321 or by visiting www.stfrancis.ws.  The suggested offering for this retreat is $175.00.

 

 

Updated Server Schedule

Click here for the most current server schedule (February 23 – June 9).

If you have any questions regarding the schedule, or if you would like to be added or taken off the schedule, please contact the parish office.

 

 

Parish News

Lenten Soup Supper ~ Tuesday, March 12

Following the 5:45pm Mass.  Hosted by Emmaus Group

 

Knights of Columbus Retreat

Saturday, March 30th

Camp DeSales – Brooklyn, MI

9AM – 5PM (Includes Vigil Mass)

RSVP Required

To RSVP or Questions, please email Fr. Tim McIntire, OSFS at:

timcintire620@yahoo.com

 

 

A WEEKEND RETREAT FOR WOMEN

 The women of Sacred Heart Parish are invited to St. Francis Retreat Center in DeWitt on April 26-28, 2019 for annual retreat.  This retreat is a great opportunity for you to spend a weekend away from the distractions of daily life and focus on deepening your relationship with Christ in fellowship with other Catholics.

This year’s retreat theme is;  “From Chaos to Order: A Scriptural Guide to Building a Life Giving Community.” 

You may register by call St. Francis Retreat Center at 517-669-8321 or by visiting www.stfrancis.ws.  The suggested offering for this retreat is $175.00.

 

 

 

 

Parish News and Events

Next weekend, July 13-14, Brother  Albert Becker, OSC of the Crosiers Fathers & Brothers will be here to talk about their mission cooperative appeal.  Please give him a warm Sacred Heart welcome.

 

SAVE THE DATES

Tuesday, July 9th at St. Mary on the Lake.

Day of Reflection for all St. Mary on the Lake & Sacred Heart Parishioners

Presented by The Dynamic Identical Duo: Fr. Todd & Fr. Gary

 

 

 

 

 

Theology on Tap with very own Fr. Todd Koenigsknecht and Fr. Tom Helfrich (St. Rita’s) on Wednesday. July 10th at Shady’s Tap Room in Brooklyn, MI from 7-8:00 pm.   

Please call the office so we may give them an estimated number of attendees.

https://www.facebook.com/events/352221555485990/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, July 13 ~ SHS Annual Golf Outing

Get your son, daughter, father, mother, brother, sister, niece, nephew, grandma, grandpa and anyone you can think of to sign up for this event.    Teams of 4!   If you don’t have a full group, that’s ok too ~ we’ll find someone for you to team up with.   

If you don’t play golf, please come join us for lunch and an ice cream social!!

If you would like to have a team or sponsor our golf outing, please click on the link below!  DEADLINE is Wednesday, July 10

2019 Golf Registration

 

 

 

 

The Sacred Heart Choir invites anyone who likes to sing to join us.  Come to our rehearsal at 10:00am (before the 11:00am Mass), either in the choir pit or organ loft. All are welcome, and we especially need tenor and bass voices.  Thank you, Al Currie

 

 

 

 

Experience Catholic Tradition through the Inspired Word of God.

 How will God speak to you through the Scriptures?

Start your journey through the Bible with the Catholic Biblical School of Michigan (CBSM)’s new class on Tuesdays 7-9 pm at Holy Family Parish in Adrian, starting Sep 17th.

CBSM brings the Scriptures to life with in-depth study of the entire Bible led by seminary professors, so that our faith as Catholics is vibrant and more deeply rooted in Christ. Through donations, CBSM is accessible to all with 100% of requests for financial aid granted. Faculty will be visiting our parish Masses on July 13 and 14.

 Learn more by attending an Information Night at Holy Family Parish (St. Mary Campus, 305 Division St. Adrian, MI 49221) on July 17 (Wed) or Aug 8 (Thu), both at 7:00 pm.  For more information contact: info@cbsmich.org 586-438-3085 or visit www.cbsmich.org

 

 

 

 

There will be no Bible Study in July, August and September.  

For July, August, and September I want to take the opportunity to revisit the three keynote talks from 2018’s Made for Happiness Assembly.  That was a great event that brought 15,000 people from the Diocese together.  Not all of us were able to go through (plus revisiting them is a great way to be renewed in the Spirit).

July 17th at Sacred Heart (6pm)

July 18th at St. Mary on the Lake (10am):

Father Mike Schmitz has gained a national following for his inspiring and joy-filled preaching about the love of God and the call of Jesus Christ.  A priest for the Diocese of Duluth, Minnesota, he directs Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the diocese and serves as chaplain for the Newman Center at the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Ascension Presents YouTube channel provides weekly straight talk informative messages from Father Mike. HIGHLIGHTS • Happiness is to find out God’s plans for one’s life and then pursue it. • Happiness rooted in virtue will be resilient. • Happiness rooted in God’s grace becomes joy. • True joy can’t be taken away from you.

 

August 21st at Sacred Heart (6pm)

August 22nd at St. Mary on the Lake (10am):

Jennifer Fulwiler is a writer, speaker, radio show host, wife and mother of six children. SiriusXM radio subscribers can find her daily talk show on channel 129 or search for “The Jennifer Fulwiler Show” on iTunes. Jennifer Fulwiler takes us on her journey from lifelong atheism to Catholicism, pointing out that her quest was a search for happiness as much as it was a search for truth. She weaves in tips and suggestions for how we can each reach out to our own non-believing loved ones.

 

Sept 18th at Sacred Heart (6pm)

Sept 19th at St. Mary on the Lake (10am):

Deacon Larry Oney, a permanent deacon for the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans, serves at Divine Mercy Parish in Kenner, Louisiana. With a passion for lifting people up and sharing the faith, he leverages humor, joy, Scripture, love and personal insight to speak to people’s hearts and encourage them to live Spirit-filled lives. Deacon Larry’s ministry can be found at hopeandpurpose.org. HIGHLIGHTS • Every Christian is meant to be filled with the Holy Spirit. • The Holy Spirit is the animator upon earth today in the body of Christ. • Every Christian has the authority and power to evangelize all the world. • By the power of the Holy Spirit, God calls us to be receivers, healers and deliverers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Altar Rosary Society – We will be accepting good clean items for our Rummage Sale, which will be held August 1-3.  You can bring your items and place them in the Church basement July 27-July 31.  If you have any questions call Jan Wilson 517-306-0684. 

We are also still collecting new towel sets (bath towel, hand towel & washcloth) for the Neighbors for Hope Women & Children Shelter in Tecumseh.  Anyone who would like to donate a set, please place in a plastic bag and put in the box in the church hall. 

 

 

 

The 13th Annual St. Mary on the Lake Fish Fry
Friday, August 30, 2019
5:00-7:00 pm
To the many avid fishermen in the area! We would appreciate any fish you can donate. Please bring them to the church office during regular business hours Tues-Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm or call Nancy Nichols at 517-403-2078 for after hours. Please have the fish filet and labeled as to kind and quantity.  We will freeze them so that we have a good amount for the August 30th fish fry. Thank you for helping St. Mary on the Lake.

 

 

 

 

 

Outside our Parish

 

SAVE THE DATE ~ October 12 – HOPE RESTORES – Catholic Women’s Conference

Deanna McCrate, Regional Core Captain for the Diocese of Lansing, is in need of someone to serve as Sacred Heart Parish Captain.  It’s a very simple, but very rewarding undertaking. The task simply requires promoting the Catholic women’s conference with in our parish.  You will receive a packet with posters and Parish Captains information to pass along to the ladies of our parish.  She is more than willing to meet with you or speak with you over the phone if you have questions.

The main goal is to make sure every that all women/ or young ladies in our diocese is made aware of the opportunity to attend the catholic women’s conference (CWC).

The CWC invites women throughout Michigan to refuel, reconnect, rejoice and restore their hope in the Lords grace to make them strong firm and steadfast. This year’s conference is called Hope Restores.  Women, especially in this time and age, trying to raise good and holy families need to open their hearts to our healing Lord so that he can Strengthen their reserve to in times of despair in their personal lives and in these sad times within mother church.

If you are interested, you may contact Deanna directly at 810-287-7272 or email to CaptainofCaptainsCWC@gmail.com OR you can call the parish office and we will relay the info to Deanna.

 

 

 

Heart of Christ Spiritual Direction Training Program is now accepting applications for a new class beginning in September of 2019.  Classes are held weekly on Tuesday evenings at Christ the King parish in Ann Arbor. If you are interested in becoming a spiritual director, visit our website for more information www.heartofchristspiritualdirection.com or contact Jeannette Barbacane
jbarbacane@gmail.com or Tesa Fleming tesafleming@gmail.com

 

 

Ever wonder about the Biblical roots of our Catholic faith? Wish you knew more about the Bible?

Start your journey through the Bible this September with the Catholic Biblical School of Michigan (CBSM)’s new class on Tuesdays 7-9 pm at Holy Family Parish in Adrian.  CBSM brings the Bible to live with in-depth study of the entire Bible led by seminary professors, so that our faith as Catholics is vibrant and more deeply rooted in Christ. Through donations, CBSM is accessible to all with 100% of requests for financial aid granted. A CBSM faculty member will be visiting Masses at Sacred Heart & St. Mary on July 13 and 14. 

 Learn more by attending one of two Information Nights at Holy Family Parish (St. Mary Campus, 305 Division St. Adrian, MI 49221) Wednesday, July 17 or Thursday, August 8, both at 7:00 pm.  Contact us at info@cbsmich.org, 586-438-3085, or cbsmich.org.

 

 

 

JULY 5 (FRIDAY)

Encounter Healing Service (Fr. Mathias Thelen and Patrick Reis)

“We believe that not only does Jesus still heal today, but that healing is one of the most powerful ministries of evangelization.”

6:30-9:30pm

Free and Open to the Public

St. Patrick Church, Brighton

Come and see how the Holy Spirit is working in the Diocese of Lansing. You do not have to be in need of physical healing to attend.

More information at encounterministries.us

 

JULY 22-25 (Evenings)

Encounter School of Ministry SUMMER INTENSIVE

Will provide a survey of teachings on Healing Ministry.

Presenters: Fr. Mathias Thelen (St. Patrick’s, Brighton), Dr. Mary Healy (Sacred Heart Seminary), Patrick Reis and Sara Kaczmarek

6-9 pm ~ St. Patrick Church, Brighton

Enroll at encountermisistries.us/summer-intensive

 

 

OCTOBER 26-27

Live Free! Unbound Ministry

Does your Faith = Freedom? Jesus came to set you free from everything that holds you back from living the life God always intended for you.  Attend the Live Free! Conference on OCTOBER 26/27, 2019 at St. Mary’s in Williamston, MI (near Lansing) and let the Lord speak to your heart about the chains, small or large, that hinder and hurt you. Go to Live Free! Unbound Ministry on the web www.livefreeub.net or search Live Free, Lansing on Eventbrite www.livefreelansing_eventbrite.com for information, registration and e-announcements.

SAVE THE DATE: LIVE FREE! is coming to St. Anthony of Padua in Hillsdale next year: FEBRUARY 28-29, 2020. Details available after Labor Day.

 

 

Heart of Christ Spiritual Direction Training Program is now accepting applications for a new class beginning in September of 2019.  Classes are held weekly on Tuesday evenings at Christ the King parish in Ann Arbor. If you are interested in becoming a spiritual director, visit our website for more information www.heartofchristspiritualdirection.com or contact Jeannette Barbacane jbarbacane@gmail.com or Tesa Fleming tesafleming@gmail.com