Third Sunday of Easter - May 1, 2022
1) VBS 2022: Built for God - Registration Now Open
2) Festival RAFFLE Tickets are in the Mail
Like last year, this year’s “Festival” will be a raffle and food truck-only event (May 20-22, 2022). We are still working out the details for the food trucks and a Night Fire Family Prayer Event on that Friday evening. More information about the weekend will be forthcoming!

Moving forward with the raffle portion of the “Festival” is essential for our budget. The “Festival” is a significant annual fundraiser for us. You are receiving this letter because you are a parishioner or a friend of our Parish and have contributed to the Parish or festival in the past.

I hope and pray you will consider buying or selling $100 worth of tickets! Your generosity will go a long way to help our amazing Parish to continue doing everything it does. PLUS, you might be lucky enough to win one of the raffle prizes!

Last year, we netted $145,000 from the raffle and proceeds from the food trucks. I am grateful for your amazing generosity in what you did to make “Festival” 2021 a fantastic success!

As an incentive for you to buy (or sell) lots of tickets and do so early, our Early Bird Drawing will be the same as last year. Here are the details you need to know about the Early Bird Drawing:

  • If you are under 65, for every $100 worth of tickets you return, you earn ONE chance at the Early Bird or the “Festival” 100% Drawings. If you are 65 or older, you earn ONE chance for every $50 worth of tickets you return. Thus, if you are under 65 and return $100 worth of raffle tickets, you can turn in 1 - 100% tickets. If you are 65 or older, turning in $100 worth of raffle tickets allows you to turn in 2 – 100% tickets. The 100% tickets are PRE-PRINTED on the enclosed YELLOW sheet.
  • To be eligible for the Early Bird Drawing, you need to return your raffle and applicable 100% tickets by 1 PM on Sunday, May 8, 2022.
  • Two (2) lucky winners will be drawn on May 9, 2022, from that pool of 100% tickets, and each will win $1,500!
  • You can continue to turn in your raffle and applicable 100% tickets until the drawing on May 22, 2022. At that time, we will draw five (5) of the 100% tickets from the entire pool of tickets, and each will win $500.

I also wanted to explain that the senior designation is based on the date of birth we have in our database for the oldest member of your household. So, if the oldest person in your home is 65 or older, you qualify for the senior designation, and the word “SENIOR” will be printed at the top of each sheet of raffle tickets sent to you.

Raffle tickets can be dropped off at the Parish Center (through the mail slot in the door), in the Sunday collection boxes, or mailed to us using the business reply envelope. Regarding the business reply envelope, I suggest that the business reply envelope NOT be used after May 8; instead, do everything you can to drop your envelopes off in person or use first-class mail after May 8. And please read through the enclosed checklist to help make sure your tickets can be processed quickly and accurately. Please contact the Parish Center (586.777.3670) or visit tickets.stjoan.church if you need additional tickets.  

Please know of my gratitude for your generosity! Let’s make “Festival” 2022 even more successful than “Festival” 2021.

Msgr. Mike
3) Regarding the Festival
As I wrote in my letter that accompanied the annual raffle tickets that were mailed to every registered parishioner and many friends of SJA, this year’s “festival” will again be a food truck and raffle event only. We did give serious thought to expanding a bit to an entertainment tent for two of the nights, but I gasped when I saw the costs to rent the needed tents, white picket fencing, porta-pots, tables, chairs, etc. Then add the costs for security, setting up the electrical and networking, added liability insurance, and the needed repairs to the parking lot. In all, we were approaching $70,000 in costs. As much as we would have liked the community atmosphere and getting back to some sense of “normal” after the pandemic, it didn’t make any business sense to move forward with such a plan. We were doing great with just the food trucks and raffle tickets.
 
There is NO DOUBT we need some family and community events, but we can begin to plan these out so they take place throughout the year. In addition, we are working on bringing back what was once called the Parish Life Committee. If you have any interest in helping, send me an email!
 
We also know that Festival Weekend has to be redefined to fit our mission and vision as a parish. And this work still needs much discussion; we just didn’t have enough time this year to “redefine” things after seeing the staggering costs we would have incurred by adding the entertainment tents.
 
Some have asked about the future of the rides. With sadness, I report that the days of the big rides are now a thing of the past. Every year brought more challenges and more liability with the rides and the crowds. We tried the approach with the perimeter fence, but that only had limited success. As I said when we put up the perimeter fence, I repeat again, we will not be deterred by all the issues! Festival Weekend just has to be redefined and redefined to fit our mission and vision as a parish. It took until now to see clearly the road ahead. Now that we know the path, we can start redefining and building the future of SJA’s Festival Weekends.

Msgr. Mike
4) IMPORTANT: Let Michigan Kids Learn Petition Drive
The Let MI Kids Learn petition drive is underway to promote educational justice legislation. Michigan children from low-income families would qualify for “Student Opportunity Scholarships” toward their out-of-pocket educational costs at public or nonpublic schools for tutoring, school supplies, computers, and tuition among other expenses. Donors to scholarship organizations would receive a state tax credit.  Low-income parishioners and members of our community would benefit from this initiated legislation, regardless of where they send their children to school.  The petitions would place this proposal before the legislature, and, if approved, would not require the governor’s signature to become law. As this is a nonpartisan effort, Catholic parishes and schools are allowed to circulate petitions. The Catholic Bishops of Michigan support this effort.  Please prayerfully consider signing the two required petitions to create the scholarship program and tax credits to improve the education of Michigan’s school children.

LEARN MORE at letmikidslearn.com

While we collected signatures at the Masses this weekend, if you are interested in signing the petitions, you can do so at the Parish Center this week.
5) Life in the Spirit Seminar
6) Rachel's Vineyard Retreat Weekend: May 13-15, 2022
7) Ukraine Relief Efforts
If you are interested in supporting the Catholic Church's relief efforts for the people of Ukraine, please click here to donate through our OSV Online Giving Platform.
8) This Sunday's Readings - May 1, 2022, The Third Sunday of Easter
9) Sunday Reflections by Jeff Cavins
Jeff Cavins reflects on the readings for the Third Sunday of Easter. The Gospel this Sunday recounts when Jesus visits Peter after the Resurrection. Jesus shows Peter how God never lets us go, even when we turn from him.

First Reading: Acts 5:27-32, 40B-41
Responsorial Psalm: 30:2, 4, 5-6, 11-12, 13
Second Reading: Revelation 5:11-14
Gospel: John 21:1-19
10) Bishop Barron's Reflection for the 3rd Sunday of Easter
Friends, the last stanza of a poem, the last chapter of a novel, or the last lines of a play are of extraordinary significance, but only if you’ve read the whole work up to that point. Similarly, to understand the book of Revelation, the last book of the Bible, we have to attend to the great sweep of the story beginning in Genesis. The thrust of that biblical narrative—that we are meant to give God right praise, and from right praise follows right order—reaches its culmination in Christ, the Lamb who was slain, who brings the whole universe together in right praise.
11) Grow+Go for the 3rd Sunday of Easter
Grow+Go, content is designed to help you understand what it means to be an evangelizing disciple of Christ. Using the Sunday Scriptures as the basis for reflection, Grow+Go offers insight into how we can all more fully GROW as disciples and then GO evangelize, fulfilling Christ's Great Commission to "Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19) The concept behind the weekly series is to make discipleship and evangelization simple, concrete, and relatable.

Click on the button or image below to download a PDF copy of this Sunday's Grow+Go.
12) Giving to SJA:

I'm truly grateful for all of your support of SJA during this pandemic. Your support means so much. The increase in electronic giving has been tremendous. Giving electronically, whether on a one-time or recurring basis is pretty simple. For more information on online giving, please click on the following button.
13) This Week's Edition of TALLer Tales
Read. The. Instructions.: Now, really, who reads all the instructions. And, I mean all the tiny print and precautionary notes someone drafted about how a particular item is to be put together or how some product is to be used. Doesn’t everyone have fun putting something together only to find out you put one panel on backward or forgot an important step only because you failed to read the instructions or fast-forwarded through YouTube instructional videos? I can tell you this much, my projects wouldn’t be fully authentic if they came out perfect the first time! As one of my sisters likes to comment about my DIY work, “In the end, it may look great; you just have to ignore the holes that need to be patched and repainted in the process!” Come on, I have to live up to my Clark Griswold image!
 
Off what we call “The Great Room” in my mom’s condo is a small den-like room that was my dad’s TV room. The room had dark green paint and wallpaper, so it was always called “The Green Room.” My dad liked watching his sports and news shows there when my parents weren’t watching something together in The Great Room. With the condo renovation project, my mom had the wallpaper removed, and she had all the walls painted a dark green in honor of my dad. The room continues to be known as The Green Room today!
 
One of my more recent tasks at the condo has been putting up my mom’s pictures and artwork. While I know people who will pound a nail into a location and call it a day, my approach is more tedious and precise. I will measure and re-measure not only the wall and space but the artwork too. I will then decide if I will use two hangers or one or more fancy French cleats for heavier items. Besides my drill and hammer, my level is also an essential tool for these projects. I have this trusty 12-inch level I carry around in my Bosch drill case, but I decided it was time to get a 48-inch level. After all, EVERY DIY project requires a NEW tool. So off to Home Depot I went that day. As I think about it, my DIY projects would take a lot less time to complete if I wasn’t heading out to Home Depot and Lowe’s all the time!
 
I was careful (so I thought) to purchase a new level that wouldn’t leave too many marks on the wall. For this very reason, an aluminum level was out of the question, so I settled on a bright yellow plastic Stanley level. It was perfect.
 
After getting back to the condo, I began the meticulous process of figuring out how I was going to hang this four-season quadriptych painting (each season was its own canvas, and we wanted two inches in between each canvas, and then the whole quadriptych was to be centered over the new reclining console loveseat). Measuring this out took all the brainpower I had! Next, I meticulously made all of my markings on the wall using my new level. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find any pencils in the area, so I used my ink gel pen to mark my spots. I figured the spots would be easy to “erase.” After getting all of my markings on the wall, I used my level again to ensure the final line would be level and all the pictures would be in the right spot for it to be centered over the loveseat. I then looked at the wall and gasped. My level left ALL KINDS of marking on the wall. I was pretty irritated, but I figured I would use a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to clean up all the markings on the wall. I’ve had great success with these “magic eraser” sponges in the past, so I anticipated the same success this time. After getting all the hangers up, I hung each of the canvas paintings and made sure all was okay before I took them down to begin the task of erasing my ink gel markings and the markings left behind by the level. I grabbed a Magic Eraser, wetted it down, grabbed a few paper towels, and headed back to the wall. I started on a spot to the left of the quadriptych. With a bit of muscle power, I tried cleaning up an area about 3 inches long. I let out another gasp. UGH. The Magic Eraser wiped out the paint. I couldn’t believe what I saw. It looked terrible.  Figuring I must have done something wrong with my Magic Erasing technique, I tried it on another area above the quadriptych hanging line. I made it worse! I looked at the Magic Eraser and realized the quaint little white sponge was now tainted green! I was now screaming in my mind. I put the canvas paintings back on the wall and looked in dismay at my mess. I eventually showed my mom and assured her I would do some spot painting to clean it up in the next week or two. She told me that Brain, our painter, said you couldn’t spot paint the darker flat accent walls. Instead, the whole wall would have to be repainted. Then my mom asked the infamous question: “Did you not read the Magic Eraser instructions that you are to TEST these sponges in an inconspicuous area?” I’m sure I had this blank dumbfounded stare. “OF COURSE, I didn’t read the instruction,” I thought to myself. Well, I guess “Clark” will be repainting the whole wall soon! In the meantime, we just can’t turn on the lights in The Green Room because doing so only highlights the mess I created! Way to go, Clark! 
Enjoy the week. Know of my prayers.
 
In Christ,
Msgr Mike Simply Signature
14) Tire Tracks in the d’Arc
The Day of the Triffid: Some eight years ago, I bought a little house-plant from Meijer (note the deliberate) emphasis on “little”). A little greenery for my seminary room, I thought it would be dead and gone within a few months, at best, I thought. I never manage to maintain house-plants for very long. If you ever saw the dead cactus in my house, it would testify to that. This little plant was a Coffea Arabica plant, native to Ethiopia and Tropical Africa, needing relatively humid air to thrive. What chance did it stand at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, the building with the driest air know to human-kind? But my little plant grew…. a little...not much, but a little. It actually survived the semester and even then a change of room. It was apparently hardy enough to survive the move and enjoyed travelling south to its new home… 40 ft south anyway, clearly a much more humid and warm environment. I waited, anticipating an abundant crop of coffee beans, but it grew none. Then I noticed that the label in the soil said it would not grow beans until it was 5-6 years old. Pah…. ! Some chance! The idea that a plant could endure 5-6 years in my care was ridiculous. Oh, well, it’s green, so I thought I’d keep it until it was not. I even put plant food in the soil on occasions. The plant had several stalks but sometime in that second year, most of them died. Just two weedy stalks remained, but somehow they survived year two, and shock of shocks, year 3!

Then seminary was finished and the plant survived another move, over to the West side. Another year passed, no coffee beans, and another year… no coffee beans… and finally, year six, the year of much promise. Would I finally be brewing my own tasty mug of Ethiopian coffee…? Nope. No beans. Oh well, by this time, I had decided that the fact that I could see no signs of beans was at least a sign that I was looking, which suggested that it was still alive, so on some level it had already surpassed expectations. But it was also still a little house-plant.

Then I moved to St. Joan, and along came said little house-plant. My first summer here, I went on vacation and forgot to ask anyone to water the plant…. I got back to find a shriveled-up, dried and crispy plant, whimpering pathetically. I slowly coaxed it back into life, but it lost most of its leaves. Still, there was soon signs of new life… new leaves, but no coffee beans. Almost two years later it has retained one or two of its healthy, but slightly crispy-edged leaves as a cruel reminder of my negligence. But last summer, after that previous near-miss, I asked our business manager, Dina to look after my little house-plant. Never one to take on a task half-heartedly, Dina welcomed my plant into her office. The rest, as they say, is history. Or not so much history, but a new chapter! Since July of 2021, little coffee plant has become a giant triffid of a plant that practically doubles in size daily (I exaggerate just slightly). Dina insisted that my plant needed re–potting because the tub has too small. She kindly took care of that, only to announce two days later that it needed re-potting again!

While all this energetic growth is encouraging, if bemusing, I’m not sure I’m ready for all this responsibility of being the care-giver for a giant man-eating rainforest of a plant. What happened to my little, easy to move, sits on the corner of a desk and make the room green, kind of plant? I had no idea what I was taking on 8 years ago. I thought a plant for just for a semester, not for life. I mean, am I expected to pay for it to go through college? Set it up with a retirement fund? When does this end?! I feel like I’m over-invested now! If it does ever die, I had been planning on throwing it out, but now maybe I’ll be organizing a burial too. And others are invested too—would I have to send out invitations? When Dina said it could go on the floor in my house now, I could only wonder, “How did this happen to my little house-plant?!”

The Yolk Of Obedience: Today’s readings remind us of the authority God has to lead us and they challenge us to check our obedience to Him over any other voice. Often even the voice of logic may shout louder, but that doesn't mean that God is not the voice we should listen to.

Simon Peter had every reason to think he knew better when Jesus tells him to cast the net over the right side of the boat. Who is this stranger yelling instructions from the shore? Who does he think he is? Doesn’t he know I’m a fisherman. But by the grace of God, something speaks louder to Simon Peter than this voice. Something tells him that this is the right thing to do, so he casts the net again And his obedience not only brings an abundance of fish, but it confirms for Simon Peter that the stranger on the shore is the risen Jesus. This recognition draws Simon Peter into a new encounter with Jesus, who He last saw as Jesus was being led away for trial after Peter had denied knowing Him: “...and the Lord turned and looked at Peter, and Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how he had said to him, ‘Before the cock crows today, you will deny me three times.’” (Luke 22:61).

Imagine how crushed Peter must have felt in that moment, as Jesus looked him in the eye. But now Jesus has come and sought him out and offers him the chance to express his love for Jesus and to undo the wrong he had done. Despite everything that has gone before, Jesus has a special mission for Peter, to “feed my sheep,” to “tend my sheep.” And ultimately Peter will be obedient to Jesus to the point of his own martyrdom.

Last Saturday I was blessed to be able to attend the ordinations of six new deacons, 5 for the Archdiocese of Detroit and one for the Society of Our Lady of the Trinity (SOLT). One of the deacons actually entered seminary the same day I did, back in 2011. He studied for two years, then discerned out. Five years later the voice of God was still working on Him and he re-entered seminary. The voice of God is persistent and is louder if we are listening well. But I was also attending because one of the other deacons, Dcn. Michael Bruno was a parishioner at my previous assignment. Michael has a pretty neat story, but the obedience theme in the readings reminds me of a funny story about Michael. He’s from India and came to Michigan to study at Lawrence Tech. He got his first cell phone there, but had no vehicle yet, so and was walking one Sunday, following the GPS, trying to find a Catholic church. He found one and that became his home parish. One Sunday he was helping the Knights of Columbus with a pancake breakfast and they were running short of eggs, so Michael, still not knowing the area, was dispatched to go buy more. “Michael, we need you to go buy some eggs from Heartland,” someone said, meaning the local market half a mile away. So off he went. But when he didn’t arrive back until an hour and a half later, everyone was bemused as to why buying eggs was taking so long. “Michael, what happened? Where were you?!” Michael was apologetic… “I’m sorry, I used my GPS, but Hartland is quite far.” Michael had not gone to the local market, but followed the instructions he heard and drove a 60 mile round-trip to buy eggs from Hartland, MI. He thought it was a very specific instruction that the eggs must come from Hartland, MI, but ever dutiful, he was obedient to the end!

May we all be willing to show such obedience when the voice is the voice of God speaking to us…. But buy your eggs locally! 
You are in my prayers this week.

Fr. Andrew

15) Ascension Presents: Father Mike Schmitz
Fr. Mike Got a Tattoo?!?

What happened? Did Fr. Mike change his mind on tattoos?

Today Fr. Mike reveals his recent tattoo, why he got it, and why he’s not really happy about it.
16) Words on the Word: May 1, 2022 - Bearing Witness

It’s remarkable how much the action in today’s first reading, from the Acts of the Apostles, plays like a television crime drama.

“We gave you strict orders, did we not, to stop teaching in that name?” asks the high priest of the disciples. “Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and want to bring this man’s blood upon us.” 

“That name,” of course, refers to Jesus.

And the “criminal” heat that Peter and the others were facing had everything to do with their insistence on spreading the Gospel message to which they personally bore witness.

It’s not unlike the circumstances many people of good will find themselves in today on any number of issues. Abortion, of course, continues to be one of the most contentious. Headlines were made again a few weeks ago when some Michigan politicians started positioning themselves as advocates of abortion rights, trying to get out ahead of what they anticipate will be upcoming Supreme Court decisions on the issue.

Those on the pro-life side of the debate responded with arguments and legal moves of their own. And, predictably, commentators on the abortion rights side of the debate quickly took to social media to question the reasoning and motives of those who would defend life.

Perhaps the thing to keep in mind at this juncture is that, regardless of what the Supreme Court does or does not decide – and regardless of what does or does not happen in Michigan – we are urged to continue to boldly bear witness to the truth, come what may, as the apostles did shortly after Jesus’ death and resurrection. 

“The Sanhedrin ordered the apostles to stop speaking in the name of Jesus, and dismissed them,” the reading continues. “So they left … rejoicing that they had been found worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the name.”  


© 2022, Words on the Word
17) The Bible in a Year Podcast by Father Mike Schmitz
If you’ve struggled to read the Bible, this podcast is for you.

Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast, hosted by Fr. Mike Schmitz and featuring Jeff Cavins, guides Catholics through the Bible in 365 daily episodes.

Each 20-25 minute episode includes:

  • two to three scripture readings 
  • a reflection from Fr. Mike Schmitz
  • and guided prayer to help you hear God’s voice in his Word.

Unlike any other Bible podcast, Ascension’s Bible in a Year Podcast for Catholics follows a reading plan inspired by the Great Adventure Bible Timeline®  learning system, a groundbreaking approach to understanding Salvation History developed by renowned Catholic Bible teacher Jeff Cavins.
Tune in and live your daily life through the lens of God’s word!
18) FORMED Pick of the Week:
Our parish has a subscription to FORMED, a premier online platform filled with over 4,000 Catholic studies, movies, audio dramas, talks, e-books, and even cartoons for our children. FORMED has content from over 60 apostolates, including Augustine Institute, Ignatius Press, and the Knights of Columbus, with material that is professionally produced, engaging, and solid in its catechism. Best of all, this material is free to you because of our parish subscription.

You have easy access to all of the material on FORMED to support your own faith journey and that of your family members.

You can enjoy FORMED on your computer or on your television with an inexpensive Roku device or Apple TV. You can even listen on your phone as you commute to work or do chores. 

To gain access to all of FORMED’s content, follow these simple steps:

  • Go to https://signup.formed.org/ 
  • Enter our parish’s zip code 48080 or enter St. Joan of Arc
  • Enter your name and your email address
 
That’s it! You’re in. Now you can get the free FORMED app for your phone by searching FORMED Catholic in your app store.

19) Hallow App:
Are you looking for a one-stop app for prayer and meditation? Look no further than Hallow. Hallow is an awesome prayer app. Hallow is a Catholic prayer and meditation app that helps users deepen their relationship with God through audio-guided contemplative prayer sessions. The app launched 2 years ago and is already the #1 Catholic app in the world.
 
We have a number of parishioners who are already using the app and loving it (my mom being one of them and she is on the app most of the day). Great for praying alone or together with your spouse/family, Hallow truly has something for everyone, no matter what you are going through (see below for their different content categories).
 
Hallow is free to download and has tons of permanently free content, as well as a premium subscription, Hallow Plus.

To get started, simply click the button above/below to activate your free account on the Hallow website. Make sure to select “Sign Up with Email” when registering. For step-by-step instructions, you can visit this process guide. Enter the code stjoanofarcmi to obtain a discount on individual pro plans.
20) Mass Intentions for the Week:
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Monday, May 2, 2022, Saint Athanasius, Bishop and Doctor of the Church
7:00 a.m., A Special Intention for Father Rich Bartoszek and for the Mordovanakis Family


Tuesday, May 3, 2022, Saints Philip and James, Apostles
7:00 a.m., John Richardson


Wednesday, May 4, 2022, Easter Weekday
7:00 a.m., Virginia Murphy and a Special Intention for the Family of Tina Calisi


Thursday, May 5, 2022, Easter Weekday
7:00 a.m., Mary T. Hobig


Friday, May 6, 2022, Easter Weekday
7:00 a.m., Phyllis DeMars, Veronica and Homer Recor and Ralph Wales


Saturday, May 7, 2022, Vigil of the Fourth Sunday of Easter
4:00 p.m., Josephine Lucchese, Barbara DelGrosso, Sam & Grace Valenti, Evalene Elliott, Mark Brys, Bonnie Batche, Sophie Rupinski, Alice Czekaj, the deceased members of the Hage Family, John Burasinski, Charles Eriksen, Edward & Henry Blind, Frank Bradley and Special Intentions for the Jarek Family, for the J. Champine Family, for the Thomas Family, and Prayerful appreciation for the Priests and Staff of St. Joan of Arc 

6:00 p.m., Richard Adamcik


Sunday, May 8, 2022, the Fourth Sunday of Easter
8:00 a.m., For the Intentions of Saint Joan of Arc Parishioners

10:00 a.m., A Special Intention for the Winn & Novikoff Families

12:00 p.m., Virginia Murphy, Antonietta Mazzella, Bianca Calisi, Geraldine Rogier, Gary A. Rossi, Louise Sarra, Pearl Doetsch, Charlotte McQuillan, Juliette Zaranek, C. Pat Walters, Florence Semany, Virginia Prill, Rita Snyder, Gerri Doak, Marguerite Joseph, Mary Ann Fannon, Rebeca Sandoval, Ann Seneski, Doreen Oster, and Special intentions for Rebeca Drummond, for Rosalina Guerrera, for Dolores Acosta, and for Margie Sandoval
21) This Week on St. Joan of Arc LIVE:
This week's LIVE Stream
Schedule at St. Joan of Arc:
 

Monday (May 2):
7:00 AM - Mass
7:00 PM - First Communion Mass


Tuesday (May 3):
7:00 AM - Mass
8:30 AM - School Mass (Grades 5-7)
5:00 PM - First Communion Mass



Wednesday (May 4):
7:00 AM - Mass
8:30 AM - School Mass (Grades 1-4)


Thursday (May 5):
7:00 AM - Mass
7:00 PM - Holy Hour


Friday (May 6):
7:00 AM - Mass
10:00 AM - Funeral for Arthur Wilhelm (Read Obituary HERE)


Saturday (May 7):
10:00 AM - Funeral for Charles Eriksen (Read Obituary HERE)
12:30 PM - Baptism of Ava Grace Bahr
1:30 PM - Baptism of Remington Maison Lewicki
2:30 PM - Baptism of Mila Grace Dragotta
4:00 PM - Mass
6:00 PM - Mass


Sunday (May 8):
8:00 AM - Mass
10:00 AM - Mass
12:00 PM - Mass


Please note that all of our masses and events can be accessed through the ARCHIVE section of our Live stream page if you are not able to watch it live!

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22) SJA's Bulletin for Sunday, May 1, 2022
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