October 20, 2018


The third annual Mercy in Action Day is set for Saturday, October 20, 2018. Sponsored by Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan (CCSEM), the event involves parishes throughout the six-county region of the Archdiocese of Detroit organizing service projects to help their local communities.Please join us again this year to answer our universal calling to serve those in need.

For more information about getting involved in the South Region, contact Kim Switzer at St. Cyprian Parish in Riverview at 734-283-1366 or kswitzer@stcyprian.com.

At Catholic Charities contact Joyce Hyttinen at 568-416-2300 ext. 4032 or hyttinenj@ccsem.org.

Live the Works of Mercy on October 20!

All Catholics are called to live out the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy.

These include:

  • Feed the Hungry                               Instruct the Ignorant
  • Give Drink to the Thirsty                   Admonish the Sinner
  • Clothe the Naked                             Bear Wrongs Patiently
  • Welcome the Stranger                     Counsel the Doubtful
  • Heal the Sick                                   Comfort the Sorrowful
  • Visit the Imprisoned                        Forgive Injuries
  • Bury the Dead                                 Pray for the Living and the Dead