7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2/23/2020 In hearing today’s challenging Gospel message, “So be perfect, just as your Heavenly Father is perfect,” we are reminded that God doesn’t expect us to do it alone. He will provide the graces if we are willing to open ourselves to His will. Deacon John … [Read more…]
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2020 ASH WEDNESDAY MASS SCHEDULE: Sacred Heart: 8:00 am & 6:30 pm St. Mary on the Lake: 9:15 am & 6:00 pm They may just be ashes, but Fr. Mike points out that what they represent goes far beyond mere dust of the earth. With a simple cross on the forehead, we … [Read more…]
Marriage Planning? The Catholic Church urges all couples contemplating marriage to receive instruction in Natural Family Planning. Natural Family Planning builds strong families. It is medically safe, morally acceptable and highly effective. Those attending will to learn more about fertility awareness and related Church teaching. The class is taught by a Registered Nurse, who is also … [Read more…]
ROOMMATE WANTED FOR THE PILGRIMAGE TRIP WITH FR. TODD! Please call Julie Jones at 517-740-4351 if you would like to share a room with Julie. Julie is a friend of Denice Combs, parishioner at St. Mary on the Lake.
The Diocese of Lansing Finance Department is accepting applications for two open positions: Accounting Specialist and Parish Auditor. To learn more about these positions and to apply, please visit our website at www.dioceseoflansing/employment.
DIOCESAN SERVICES APPEAL 2020 Lent is also a time for giving alms. Two-thirds of the operating budget of the Diocese of Lansing comes from the Annual Diocesan Services Appeal. This year’s theme is “Happy the one who trusts in the Lord” (Proverbs 16:20). Our goal for 2020 is $13,951.00. You will be asked to make … [Read more…]
AN INVITATION TO HAPPINESS: Bishop Earl Boyea would like to invite you to discover the surest path to happiness over the coming weeks. “Happiness. Everybody in our society seems to be seeking it. Yet very few seem to find it. So where is true happiness to be found?” writes Bishop Boyea, February 11.The Four Levels of … [Read more…]
On this 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, we hear Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount and learn how we must not just “do the right thing” but do it with the right motive and interior disposition…listen how: