WELCOME TO THE PARISH
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.
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 March 13, 2021.
Friday, February 26, 2021
St. Joseph Church
12 noon Mass
FORGIVEN LENTEN PROGRAM
STVPP is offering a FREE 5-week Lenten program on the mercy of God titled, “Forgiven.” BEGINS Feb. 24 ENDS March 25 at St. Joseph Church Hall
Registration IS REQUIRED, 734-285-9840 ext. 102
Wednesday – 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Thursday – 9:00am – 10:30am
ARCHDIOCESE OF DETROIT
February 9, 2021 – Archbishop Vigneron is ending the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation for all the faithful in the Archdiocese of Detroit on March 13, 2021.
Read the full post regarding dispensation.
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
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 […]
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.
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Parish Mission Statement
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.