Community Calendar


Bible Study

Scripture study with Fr. David Santoro. St. Gerald’s Parish, 21300 Farmington Road, Farmington. Gospel of Matthew. No registration. Bring Bible and/or Ignatius Study Guide. Wednesdays, Sept 14–Nov 16. 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Information, 248-477-7470.


Call to Holiness. 20th anniversary dinner. Tuesday, Nov. 15. Sterling Inn Banquet Center. Video vignettes of past speakers; Fr. Perrone. Keynote speaker Dale Ahlquist. Reservations at, 313-451-4659.


Life Chain. Sunday, Oct. 2, 2:00-3:30 p.m. in most places throughout Michigan. Peaceful, prayerful pro-life witness. More information and a location near you at or call 734-934-2599.


Called To Preach. Lay Dominicans meet Oct. 9, 1:00 p.m. Monastery, 13 Mile and Middlebelt. For Catholics who seek more spiritually. All welcome. 248-470-5985.


Fatima-100 year anniversary pilgrimage with Fr. Gordon P. Reigle, pastor of St. Robert/Good Shepherd Parishes. Travel through Spain and Portugal; also visit Garabandal, Santiago de Compostela and Santarem. April 24-May 2, 2017. $3,439. $200 early bird discount if booked by Sept. 30, 2016. To learn about our destinations, follow these links: Marian Apparitions in Garabandal, Spain | Our Lady of Fatima | The Botafumeiro in Santiago de Compostela |  Eucharistic Miracle of Santarem, Portugal. For details contact Suzanne Krisak, 248-931-0194 or

Retreats & Reflection

“The Chocolate Times of Our Lives” Annual weekend retreat for women sponsored by St. Marys Retreat House, Oxford. Directed by Sr. Janet Schaeffler, OP. Sept. 23-25. Contact: Anora Zeiler, 313-561-3764 or visit to download the registration form and mail it to the address on the form.

Special Masses & Services

Rosary Triduum. Oct. 7, 8, 9. The Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament, 29575 Middlebelt Road. (corner of 13 Mile and Middlebelt), Farmington Hills. Friday and Saturday the rosary will begin at 7:00 p.m. followed by holy Mass and night prayer. Our preacher will be Fr. Andrew Hofer, OP, who currently teaches at the Dominican House of Studies in Washington, DC. Father is also the Master of Students and Cooperator Brothers in Formation. On Sunday, Oct. 9th, Mass will be at 11:00 a.m. preceded by the rosary at 10:45 a.m. All are welcome.

Tridentine Latin Mass. Every Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Academy of the Sacred Heart Chapel, 1250 Kensington Road, Bloomfield Hills. Sponsored by Oakland County Latin Mass Association. Information at or email

October 11, 2016. Tridentine Latin High Mass at historic Ste. Anne de Détroit Church. Mass for the Feast of the Motherhood of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 7:00 p.m. in the main church, 1000 Ste. Anne Street, Detroit. Join us when the historic liturgy of the Roman Catholic Church returns to the most historic church in the City of Detroit. Sponsored by Oakland County Latin Mass Association. Information at or email


Praying the Labyrinth. The Labyrinth is an ancient Christian prayer form often seen as a metaphor for our Spiritual journey, A Pilgrimage to the Holy. Participants will learn about the history and movements of the Labyrinth as well as experience walking and praying the Labyrinth. The workshop takes place on Sunday, September 25, 2:00-4:00 p.m. St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center. To register contact Lynnette Marshall, 313-286-2800 or online at