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.


Called To Preach. Lay Dominicans meet Sept. 11, 1:00 p.m. Monastery, 13 Mile and Middlebelt. For Catholics who seek more spiritually. All welcome. 248-470-5985.


The Catholic View for Women Jubilee Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to EWTN and the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Sept. 27-30, 2016 with Teresa Tomeo, Reverend Frank Pavone, Janet Morana and Astrid Bennet Gutierrez. Audience participation in EWTN Live with Fr. Mitch, The Catholic View for Women, and more! Space is limited! Call 313-565-8888 ext. 122.

Holy Land Catholic pilgrimage. Join Fr. Alex Kratz, Franciscan Friar and Spiritual Director of Terra Sancta Pilgrimages, on a life-changing pilgrimage to the Holy Land Oct. 3-17, 2016. Call Fr. Alex 313-727-9784 or email

Retreats & Reflection

Grief Support Day/Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows. When our life journey is touched by death and the grief that follows, we can turn to Mary for both solace and inspiration. Join us at St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center Thursday, September 15, 2016. Registration 9:30 a.m. Retreat 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. To register contact Lynnette Marshall, 313-286-2800 or online at

“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.


Heart to Heart Apostolate invites parents to an evening with Debbie Herbeck, as she presents “Mission Possible:  Helping Our Daughters Find True Freedom.” Thursday, Sep. 15. Domino’s Farms, Ann Arbor. Mass: 6:30 p.m. Chapel, Lobby C. Speaker: 7:30 p.m. EBA, Lobby H. No registration. Free-will offering. 734-930-7497.

Special Masses and Services

Tridentine Latin Mass. Every Sunday, 9:45 a.m., Academy of the Sacred Heart Chapel, 1250 Kensington Road, Bloomfield Hills. Information at or email On Aug. 14, Oakland County Latin Mass Association Chaplain Msgr. Ronald T. Browne will be the speaker at a reception which will follow Mass. His presentation, “Spiritual Battles and How to Be On the Good Side,” will include a discussion of the practice of Exorcism. All are invited to join us then for refreshments, fellowship, and enrichment.


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