Monthly Highlights

PRAY – REACH OUT  LEARN  ACT TOGETHER

Grief Counseling every Tuesday 6pm *Parish Counseling Corner every Wednesday 7 pm

June
1      Stephen Ministers Training   6:30 PM-9:00 PM
3-4  St. Michael’s Food Pantry Collection
4      Refugee Resettlement Conversation 12:10 PM  East Overflow
10-11  Speaker at Mass for Children’s Village. Birthday collection for CV ends July 10.
11 Sunday Evening Christian Service Opportunity at HOPE Hospitality and Warming Center, Pontiac  6:30 PM
13 Annual Lobby Day with Bread for the World
17 CS Commission   8:00 AM
17– 7/4 White Cross Display and nightly rosary
19-23 Vacation Bible School including Outreach to help bring clean water to families in remote villages in Peru by providing sustainable wells
20 World Refugee Day
26-30 SAW- Smyg At Work – Teen Immersion Experience

Pray
      That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people.   Pray too for June activities.

Advocate    On behalf of poor and hungry people with Bread for the World.  Sign-up for Catholic Advocacy Network.

Learn           About the Vicariate effort for Refugee Resettlement (See the parish website and SAMARITAS website) More about Mental Health for teens and young adults at JED Foundation.  NAMI  National Alliance on Mental Illness  /  HOPE Hospitality and Warming Center /  Children’s Village of Oakland County

Act/Serve      Serve dinner at HOPE  Hospitality and Warming Center.  Join the Advisory Board at CCRT.  Remember birthday gifts for Children’s Village. Collection bins for St. Michael’s Food Pantry, Toiletries for CCRT, ICW-   Interchurch Women Food for Pantry Shelf (RANH), and Shoe Recycling are in the Coat Room. Container for baby wipes and diapers is in the Narthex.

Charitable Giving for May was $4,857.52.  SVDP 1000.00, Cristo Rey HS  400.00, Loyola HS  400.00,Catholic Medical Mission Board 1000.00, Direct Relief  1000.00, Capuchin Soup Kitchen 1000.00, SMYG(SAW)  57.52

“The parish is the presence of the Church in a given territory, an environment for hearing God’s word, for growth in the Christian life, for dialogue, proclamation, charitable outreach, worship and celebration.” – Pope Francis

For more information and to volunteer contact

Sr. Grace Keane, CS Coordinator
Bill Hill, CS Commission Chair

Christian Service Office – 248-243-2058
www.wearesaltandlight.org