St. Francis Retreat Center Upcoming Events

The Life of St. Therese of LisieuxMonday, October 18th, 9:30am – 3:00pmSt. Francis Retreat Center, DeWittPresented by Tony Sperendi, this retreat will give a brief introduction to the life of St. Therese of Lisieux, the miracles that followed her death, and what others have said of her. Then, we will delve more deeply into her … [Read more…]

Ave Maria Fall Fest

Ave Maria Fall Fest Invitation / Opportunity to learn about generous Scholarships: Attention high school and homeschool Juniors & Seniors (and parents) and college students & post graduates! You are invited to the annual Ave Maria Fall Fest on Saturday, October 9th, at the Outdoor Pavilion of the Monaghan Residence, in Ann Arbor. 4:00 pm – Dinner … [Read more…]

Help Spread the Faith Appeal September 25 & 26, 2021

THIS WEEKEND IS THE HELP SPREAD THE FAITH ANNUAL EVANGLIZATION APPEAL Your gift this weekend will help support the Faith Magazine, Televised Outreach Mass, and much more. Please make checks payable to St. Mary on the Lake and in the memo put Help Spread the Faith. Your donation is appreciated.For more information about this appeal … [Read more…]


YOUNG ADULT BIBLE STUDY:  Young adult life is full of change; it’s all about starting college, graduation, finding a job, getting married, starting a family, moving away, moving home, and anything in between. With so much change, it can be hard to lose sight of where we’re headed. Join this bible study to help navigate … [Read more…]

Birthday Card Shower for Fr. Paul Ruddy!!

Our beloved Fr. Paul Ruddy will turn 99 on September 23.    He enjoys receiving cards and well wishes from his parish families.  If you wish to send a card, his address is: Fr. Paul Ruddy, 3403 Loren Drive, Jackson, MI  49203

St. Mary on the Lake Flu Shot Clinic 10/17/2021

PLEASE SIGN UP IN THE GATHERING SPACE IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO RECEIBVE THYE FLU SHOT. For more information on why you should get the flue shot click below:

Faith Formation Pancake Breakfast!

The Faith Formation group will be sponsoring a pancake breakfast Sunday Sep 26 after Mass. Take out available! We will have several kinds of pancakes, sausage links, fruit, juice, milk and coffee. GF pancakes available as well. Cost is donation only.  Questions – Contact Jen Loar 517-673-1185

Alpha For Catholics at St. Anthony in Hillsdale, MI

What: Alpha CourseWhere:  St. Anthony of Padua, 11 N. Broad Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242When:  Thursday evenings 6:30 P.M   September 23-December 9, 2021Who:  Everyone is welcome.Cost:  $0 Its freeRegistration:  No, Just show up. “Alpha For Catholics Introductory Video”