Entries by Annette Sebestin

We Are Plarners – Learn to Plarn!

Members of the We are Plarners team will be mentoring anyone interested in the process of plarning tonight in the St. Joseph Church hall! Currently we are focusing on creating mats to be donated to Crossroads of Michigan during Thanksgiving week this year. “Plarners” will be sorting the donated plastic bags by color and shape, […]

Dear Parishioners and Friends

It is with great joy that I am traveling to Ireland for the month of August to be with family and friends. I am delighted that the Parish will be in safe hands during my vacation as Fr. Denis & Fr. Larry continue to care for you. I look forward to returning in September to share with you about my travels. During my vacation, Thompson Art Glass will continue to manufacture the new sanctuary stained-glass windows. We expect installation to be completed in the Fall.

St Vincent Pallotti Backpack Program

OUR BACKPACK PROGRAM HAS FINISHED FOR 2021. THIS POST WILL BE UPDATED WITH THE RESULTS. A huge thank you to all those that have participated this year!!   We have resumed the backpack program! We are asking for donations of backpacks filled with the suggested supplies per grade level.(See below or See drop off locations […]

Plastic Bag Volunteers Needed!

When we began collecting grocery bags to “plarn” sleeping mats for the homeless, we assumed there would be a great response but we underestimated just how great! Every week these bags come in droves and in order to keep the collection manageable we are seeking volunteers to Sort, Cut, Plarn, and Deliver mats. Volunteers of […]

Dear Parishioners and Friends

The basic nature of our call is to be a disciple – A follower of Jesus.

There are many ways to do so. God has unique plans for the person he calls and his or her unique gifts and circumstances. Following our call means living out our lives most fully and true to ourselves, as we discover where God is leading us.

Congratulations Spring Fling Grand Raffle Winners!

Thank you to everyone who sold and or bought their Spring Fling Grand Raffle Tickets. The response was really impressive. We will have the final total of income from the raffle in next week’s bulletin. Special thanks to Pat Chalmers and Candis Milewski as well as Beverly Jager for coming in and counting all those […]

Vacation Bible School!

Let’s go on a journey to find our way using G.P.S. or God’s Plan in Scripture!
Join us for a fun morning of songs, Bible stories, plays, crafts, games, prizes, and snacks.

*Please, Sign up BY July 26th!


Dear Parishioners and Friends

June 19, 2021 Since the arrival of Covid-19 into our lives in February 2020, we have lived in a time of stormy waters, with anxiety, fear and worry — asking questions “Where is Jesus in this storm? Is he sleeping in the boat as many of our family and friends die? Does God and Jesus […]