Dear Sacred Heart and St. Mary on the Lake,                      Many Blessings this Sunday to all of our Mothers!  You were the first to welcome us and often the last to stop worrying about us (does it ever stop?).  For all the many things taken for granted—thank you! Bishop Boyea will be lifting the dispensation … [Read more…]


Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, If the COVID-19 situation across our part of Michigan continues to improve, it is my intention to lift the dispensation from attending Sunday Mass as of Pentecost, May 22-23, 2021. The dispensation remains in place, of course, for those who have serious reasons not to attend. To welcome you … [Read more…]

Sunday, May 2, 2021 First Communion at Sacred Heart!

Congratulations to our First Communicants  from Sacred Heart and St. Mary on the Lake, who will receive their First Communion on Sunday, May 2.  May you draw closer to Jesus as you receive your First Holy Communion and remember that you will always live as a child of God. Bella Fox, Jaeda Hall, Levi Johnson, Jenna, … [Read more…]


Each year, we invite the faithful across our diocese to contribute to the many good works of the Catholic Church through the Diocesan Services Appeal.  This year, amid the ongoing effects of the pandemic, the world needs our Catholic Church to fulfill her divine mission – bringing the unity, the mercy, and peace of Jesus … [Read more…]

Congratulations to the Confirmation Class of 2021

Congratulations to our Confirmation Candidates from Sacred Heart and St. Mary on the Lake who received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop Boyea on Tuesday, April 27. Come Holy Spirit, fill the Hearts of your faithful; and kindle in them the fire of your love. Ainsley Brezvai, Alex Czeiszperger, Ania Glinski, Lauren Houser, Dinah Horwath, Austin Marry, Cole … [Read more…]


To everything there is a season. God even designed “seasons” into a woman’s fertility. Couples trained in Natural Family Planning have learned to recognize the seasons, which effectively allows them to achieve or postpone a pregnancy.  The next scheduled Introduction to NFP will be THURSDAY MAY 13 from 7-9 pm at St. Mary Star of the Sea parish, … [Read more…]