Fall Outreach Opportunities

October 1-6 - Life Remodeled

The location is not too far from Sacred Heart Seminary. Several Parishioners participated last year.  If you want to organize a group from St. Mary's contact Sr. Grace with a first and second choice of time and day. Otherwise go directly to LR website above and sign up.

October 3 - Pray Together

As the global Christian community, we share not only suffering, but the gift of prayer, which gives us hope. St. Francis of Assisi Feast Day is October 4. Patron Saint of Ecology. Join the online Prayer Pilgrimage for Care of Creation.

October 20 - Mercy in Action Day

Mercy in Action Day is a collaboration with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan and Parish Christian Service Departments in every vicariate in the Archdiocese of Detroit. You are invited to support the Mercy in Action projects in prayer, in advocacy, and or in action.  See offerings on Sign Up Genius on the link above.

October 21 - Scare Away Hunger Walk

The Rochester Area Neighborhood House is celebrating its 50th year. Check out the Walk on Sunday, October 21 at Rochester College. If you participate, please take pictures and send them to the parish social media email.

October 25 - Informational Meeting with the Samaritas 

The Mamous Family from Syria is moving from Warren to near Dearborn on Oct. 4. Please continue to accompany them in your prayers as they continue their transition to life in the US. The family is very grateful to Christ the Redeemer, St. Irenaeus, St. John Fisher, St. Joseph and St. Mary of the Hills. Together this church collaborative has added miles to individual cars for transportation to doctors, ESL, markets, schools, social events and far more. We continue to partner with Samaritas. A new family from the Democratic Republic of the Congo arrived September 13. Samaritas is currently looking for housing for this family of 8.

October 27/28 - St. Vincent dePaul Pod will be in the parking lot

Please contact Sister Grace for questions or concerns.