15 Sunday of Ordinary Time

A Reflection From Fr. Gerry One of Christ’s favorite ways of teaching was through parables and parables are fictitious stories told to us by Christ in order to illustrate a truth. They also challenge us to do our own thinking. Not only does he tell us an important parable today, but he also explains it. …

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14th Sunday of Ordinary Time

A Reflection from Fr. Gerry  Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. These certainly are very consoling words, and these are words that I have been reflecting on more than usual over the course of the past few months mainly because of what we are experiencing …

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13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

A Reflection from Fr. Gerry: Some years ago, you may recall me telling a story about a famous football coach. I present it again because I think it is a good lead into todays Gospel. The coaches’ name is Vince Lombardi and he was a coach of the Green Bay Packers back in the 60’s. …

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12th Sunday of Ordinary Time

A Reflection from Fr. Gerry: I read some place that the words, “Do not be afraid” are mentioned a total of 366 times in the Bible.  They are mentioned or words to that effect 3 times in today’s brief gospel reading.  We are also given a few important answers and you and I need these …

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Corpus Christi

A Reflection from Fr. Gerry: Man cannot live on bread alone.  We have heard these words hundreds of times, but most of the time we seem to miss the word “alone”.  Our dualistic nature which is both flesh and spirit, both require sustenance in order to live a good balanced life.  In the Gospel we …

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Trinity Sunday

A Reflection From Fr. Gerry: Today we celebrate the great mystery of the Trinity.  When we say something is a mystery it does not mean that we do not know anything about it, it just means that we do not know everything about it.  The second point to remember is that faith does not contradict …

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COVID-19 Updates

Updates 5/17/2020:  The Archdiocese of Detroit is allowing churches to have public Mass again beginning May 19, 2020 with guidelines we must follow.  Fr. Gerry has decided that our first weekend Mass will begin the weekend of May 30/31, 2020, daily Masses will resume beginning Monday, June 1, 2020. If you are not comfortable going …

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Mass Live Stream

Mass will be offered on weekends and weekdays online through the Archdiocese of Detroit.  Mass celebrated by Archbishop Vigneron from the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament will be broadcast live at noon on Sundays. Visit www.aod.org/live masses for more information.

A Message from Christian Service

Our OCEF food pantry is in need of donations to help our food pantry clients.  If you are able to donate items, please drop them off to the church on Tuesdays and Fridays between 9:00 a.m. and Noon.