Fr. Brendan McCarrick   Parish Administrator

We are one parish with two worship sites: St. Joseph Church, 344 Elm St. and St. Patrick Church, 135 Superior Blvd. You will find our parish rich in history and deeply committed to the traditions of our parish founders as well as to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The parish offers many opportunities for involvement by people of every age. If you are not a parishioner, please contact us at any time to learn more about our parish and how to become a member. If you already belong, please continue to support our parish by sharing your time, talents and treasure. Call the parish office if interested in volunteering.

To stay on top of parish news, we encourage you to please sign up for our parish app by going to myparishapp.com and search for St. Vincent Pallotti Parish. Also, subscribe to our e-newsletter!

May God bless you, and may Saints Vincent Pallotti, Joseph, Patrick and Elizabeth watch over you.
 Fr. Brendan, Parish Administrator

Directives when attending Mass:

– FACE MASKS must cover mouth and nose during time inside the church.
– NO FACE SHIELDS unless worn over a cloth face mask.
– SOCIAL DISTANCING of at least 6 ft. apart.
– DISTRIBUTION of Holy Communion in the hand only at this time.
– LIMITED NUMBER of attendees, 50% of church capacity.
– HAND SANITIZER – as a precaution, bring your own to use.

Dispensation from attending Mass is given until Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021.


*Until further notice Weekday Masses(including funeral Masses) are being held at St. Patrick Church due to window renovations at St. Joseph Church

Sunday Masses

January 17, 2021

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

St. Joseph Church

8:00 am Mass

Fr. Larry Gould SAC

Live Streamed


+Frances Johnson

+Charles Howey, Sr.

St. Patrick Church

9:30 am Mass

Fr. Larry Gould SAC


+Robert McGrath

+Ray DeSana

St. Joseph Church

11:30 am Mass

Fr. Brendan McCarrick SAC

Live Streamed


 +Andrew Connelly

+Mary Lou (Kadish) Forcier

+Josephine DiMaggio


November 13, 2020 – Archbishop Vigneron has extended the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation for all the faithful in the Archdiocese of Detroit until Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Read the full letter regarding dispensation from Archbishop Vigneron.

October 9, 2020 – Public health officials at the state, county and city levels have issued orders this week related to public gatherings and safety protocols in light of the Michigan Supreme Court’s decision last Friday. Nothing in these orders changes our current requirements for liturgical gatherings including Mass, Baptisms, Weddings, Funerals, Confessions, and Eucharistic Adoration… To read the full post Click Here.

For questions regarding the “Families of Parishes” – Click Here


July 13, 2020 – Gov. Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-147, which reiterates that individuals are required to wear a face covering whenever they are in an indoor public space. It also requires the use of face coverings in crowded outdoor spaces. Most significantly, the order requires any business that is open to the public to refuse entry or service to people who refuse to wear a face covering, with limited exceptions.

CLICK HERE to read complete order.

For up to the minute Coronavirus news from the Governor’s office, go to: https://www.michigan.gov/Coronavirus

Parish News

Statements from U.S. bishops regarding Covid-19 Vaccines

The Department of Communications shares the following statements from U.S. bishops confirming the moral permissibility of two new COVID-19 vaccines, as well as a Detroit Catholic story about the statements and vaccines.

Year of St. Joseph

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St. Joseph” With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from today, December 8th, 2020 to […]


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Daily Readings

Reading I 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19

Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD
where the ark of God was.
The LORD called to Samuel, who answered, “Here I am.”
Samuel ran to Eli and said, “Here I a...

Author: USCCB

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Saint of the Day

Bishop of Tours, France. A senator at Tours, he was initially married, supposedly to a most unpleasant wife. Named bishop of the city in 488, he was forced to leave the see in 496 by the Arian Visi...

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Parish Mission Statement 

 We, the Catholic Community of St. Vincent Pallotti Parish,
gather as a family to be nurtured by the Word and nourished by the Eucharist. We are inspired by the Holy Spirit to serve others as Jesus did through outreach, education and evangelization, along with active participation in the community.