Entries by Rob Setser

Priestly Vocations

Interested in the Priesthood? Check out this article with tons of interesting information from the AoD office of Detroit Priestly Vocations. There are several group vocation discernment meetings that will be taking place soon, mark your calendars!

General Dispensation Ends; Information regarding specific dispensations

The general obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation (including the anticipatory Mass at 4:00pm or later on the previous day) is to be reinstated in the Archdiocese of Detroit effective Saturday, March 13, 2021. Considering the grave obligation we have of being physically present with our brothers and sisters at […]


The Stations of the Cross on Friday, March 19 at 6:30pm will be prayed a little differently. Please join us as we pray the Stations with beautiful and meditative musical accompaniments. We will travel on “Mary’s Way of the Cross” meditating on Jesus’ path to Calvary through the eyes of His Mother with original music […]

Updated Covid-19 Liturgical Directives

Updated March4, 2021 The following guidance for Holy Week 2021 is being offered to address questions related to the reverent and safe celebration of Holy Week this year in the current circumstances of the pandemic. As a Reminder: – It is not possible to distribute Holy Communion to the faithful under both kinds at this […]

EWTN Pallottines in Africa Documentary

From March 1st through March 6th EWTN will be airing the Irish Pallottines in Africa Documentary. Learn about the Irish Pallottines, a Catholic apostolate working in 45 countries, where the priests, seminarians, and lay people meet the daily needs of East Africa’s rural parishes. A special look with Fr. George Damball, who works tirelessly with […]

Happy Cookers Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner!

St. Vincent Pallotti Parishes own Happy Cookers are excited to announce carry out Corned Beef & Cabbage dinners. Made with Wigley’s famous corned beef, tender cabbage, carrots, onions, and delicious red-skin potatoes this meal is sure to satisfy! Served with Rye bread, a cookie, and lots of love! Dinners are $15 each and the purchase […]

Update from Archbishop Vigneron on the General Dispensation

In a letter to the faithful, Archbishop Vigneron announced that the general dispensation from the Sunday obligation will expire on March 13 Catholics who engage in other activities that would present a similar or greater risk of contamination (eating out at restaurants, traveling, non-essential shopping, widening one’s circle of contacts, etc.) should begin to return […]

Recent phishing/scam attempts

Most people are aware of phishing – or email scams – but they may not realize scammers can also target them with deceptive text messages sent to their smart devices. It’s called “smishing”: a mashup of SMS – for “short message service” – and phishing. Recently a decent number of our parishioners have been contacted by these scammers with the intent of obtaining Google Play Gift cards or iTunes cards. These messages or emails will often claim to be from Fr. Brendan or from someone working for Fr. Brendan.