Community Calendar


Craft Sale

A.C.W.C.’s craft fair. Saturday, Nov. 5, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Juried vendors, crafts, bake sale, delicious food, raffle. Free admission! St. Martin de Porres Church, 31555 Hoover (north of 13 Mile), Warren. 586-264-7970.


Fall dinner. Sunday, Nov. 6 at historic St. Albertus, Detroit’s first Polish parish, 4231 St. Aubin (intersection of St. Aubin and Canfield), Detroit. Please join us for Mass, 11:00a.m., with dinner afterwards. There will be a prize and 50/50 raffle. Guarded parking across the street. Email or call Celeste at 586-939-1507 for information.

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.

Free Give Away

Free to a parish or church. Hammond Elegante organ with or without separate Leslie speaker. Well maintained. 586-709-5971.


Wine tasting-fall social hosted by the Cathedral Cultural Series. Nov. 12, 6:00-9:00 p.m. Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Detroit. This fundraiser will feature Mike Kapetan, artist of the Cathedral’s new St. Anne sculpture. Tour the cathedral, view sacred art and vestments of the cathedral, then enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets range from $25- $100. For more information call 313-237-5782 or e-mail


Christmas trees. 18 inches-4 feet. Fully decorated. Benefiting the P.I.M.E. Missions. Chapel building at St. Therese of Lisieux, 48115 Schoenherr, Shelby Twp.  Nov 5, 4:00-6:00 p.m. and Nov 6, 7:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.


Called To Preach. Lay Dominicans meet Nov. 13, 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. Join Fr. Gordon P. Reigle, Pastor of St. Robert/Good Shepherd Parishes, on a pilgrimage through Spain and Portugal. Visiting Fatima, Garabandal, Santiago de Compostela and Santarem. April 24-May 2, 2017. $3,439. For details contact Suzanne Krisak, 248-931-0194 or

Productions & Concerts

  1. Peter and Paul Parish (west-side) presents “Sacred and Spiritual”, a concert of music for organ and tenor, featuring Johnny Kash and Matthew Moore. Saturday, Nov, 5, 2016. 6:00 p.m. 7685 Grandville, Detroit. No admission charge. 313-846-2222 or for more information.

Retreats & Reflection

Advent evening of reflection for married couples. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6:00-9:00 p.m. St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Spend some time in a quiet place with the Lord. The evening includes conferences, personal time for reflection, a prayer service and a delicious dinner. $40/couple. Register online or by phone, 313-286-2800,

Advent day of reflection. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Presenters, Fr. Pat Brennan, CP; Fr. Phil Paxton, CP; Faith Offman. $30/person includes a delicious hot lunch. Register online or by phone, 313-286-2800,

Advent afternoon of reflection. Sunday, Dec. 11, 3:00-5:00 p.m. St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Presenters, Fr. Pat Brennan, CP; Fr. Phil Paxton, CP; Faith Offman. $15/person or $20/two guests. Register online or by phone, 313-286-2800,

Advent evening of peace and preparation. Thursday Dec. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m. St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center. Join us for a simple evening of quiet prayer, and peaceful activity that will help you feel the authentic anticipation of Christmas. Spend two hours as a gift to yourself preparing for Christ without shopping, greeting cards or lists of things to do. $15/person or $25/two guests, children 5-14 free. Register online or by phone 313-286-2800,

St. Paul of the Cross Passionist Retreat and Conference Center. Weekend retreats, days of reflection, spiritual enrichment programs. Conference space available for hosted adult and youth groups.  Call 313-535-9563 or visit


Free seminar, “The Powers of St. Benedict”. Learn about the life and miracles of St. Benedict plus the power of St. Benedict medal and how it protects its bearers from evil. Oct. 30. Keynote speaker Fr. Ben Luedtke. Begins with Mass at 12:00 p.m., seminar 1:30-2:30 p.m. Old St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Greektown, 646 Monroe St., Detroit. Everyone will receive a St. Benedict medal/blessing. Inquires email Deborah Majeski, founder Protection From Evil, LLC at or visit website

Special Masses & Services

Feast of All Saints day Mass. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 10:00 a.m. at St. Cunegunda Church, 5900 St. Lawrence, Detroit and at 6:15 p.m. at St. Barbara, 13534 Colson, Dearborn. Please call 313-582-8383 for more information.

First Friday devotions. St. Barbara Church, Dearborn. Nov. 4, 5:00 p.m. Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 6:00 p.m. benediction and reposition. Holy Sacrifice of the Mass immediately following. Sacrament of reconciliation during the hour of visitation. For more information please call 313-582-8383.

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

Mass in Thanksgiving for the gift of work and for the intentions of the unemployed every Friday, 6:15 p.m. St. Barbara Church, 13534 Colson, Dearborn. For more information call 313-582-8383.

Mass of healing. Every Tuesday, 6:15 p.m. St. Barbara Church, 13534 Colson, Dearborn. Please call ahead to 313-582-8383 if you plan to attend and wish to receive the Sacrament of Anointing or email us at