(Call the parish office at 248.545.2310 to ascertain where
the 1st Thursday of the month 7:00 pm
Mass is celebrated)
Friday at Our Lady of Fatima Church
and 3 Masses on the weekend
Saturday, 4:30 PM - Our Lady of Fatima
Sunday, 9:00 AM - Our Lady of Fatima Church
Sunday, 11:00 AM - St. James Church
Lent Begins Wednesday, March 6
We Invite You To Mark Your Calendars
For Our Lent Worship Opportunities
Ash Wednesday - March 6
Mass and Distribution of Ashes
9am at Our Lady of Fatima
7pm at St. James
[Liturgical Ministers will be needed]
Friday Stations of the Cross—7pm—at St. James
March 8, 15, 22, 29
April 5, 12
Wednesday Evening Prayer—7pm
at Our Lady of Fatima
March 13, 20, 27
April 3, 10, 17
Lent Penance Service
Monday, April 15—7pm—at Our Lady of Fatima
Reminders For All Liturgical Ministers
Arrive at least 15 minutes early.
Make sure to get a substitute if you are unable to serve at your scheduled Mass.
Please make sure that you check in with your coordinator and pull your tab. This is especially important if you are substituting for someone.
If you are not scheduled to serve but are at Mass please, check in with the coordinator in case assistance is needed.
If you are a lector please make sure in your preparation to read all of the readings for your scheduled Mass. The readings are listed on the index which was prepared for you. If you haven’t picked one up please stop by the sacristy and get one.
If you are a bread or wine minister please make sure to use hand sanitizer before distributing communion.
Liturgical Ministers are requested to dress in business casual.
Thank you for your service to the parish!
LOOKING FOR MORE PRAYER IN YOUR LIFE?
Our Worship Commission invites you to join the MONDAY MORNING PRAYER GROUP
The Monday Morning Prayer Group meets on most Mondays at 10:30 AM in the Gathering Area at Our Lady of Fatima Church.
Over 50? Looking for something new?
50+ Club Meeting
Mardi Gras Celebration
Thursday, February 21 at 11:00 am
in the Gathering Area at Our Lady of Fatima
Lent is just around the corner and all seniors are invited to join us in a Mardi Gras party. Wear a mask if you like. We'll have beads (we won't throw them at you), donuts (imitation Paczki) and just plain fun!
We look forward to seeing you there.
Join the 50+ Club at their meetings on the first and third Thursday of every month in the Gathering Area at Our Lady of Fatima. The meetings are always lively. Come to the meeting and find out about all the great events they have throughout the year.
Save The Date
Our Men's Organization Presents
Sunday, March 3 in Bradly Hall
Breakfast Will Be Served From
9am to 11 am
Menu includes French Toast, Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Juice, Milk, Coffee, Tea. Pancakes will also be available.
Tickets - $6 adults, $3 kids 3-12
For tickets contact:
Allen - 248-547-6485 or Chris 248-635-011
From our Christian Service Commission
Coffee hour 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at St. James and Our Lady of Fatima. Come join us for coffee, doughnuts and blood pressure checks.
Announcements and News from our Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conference:
Want to get involved with a new group and help others? If so, why not attend our next meeting on tomorrow night, Monday, February 4 at 7:00 pm in the Gathering Area at Our Lady of Fatima.
Spirituality, Friendship, Service
These are the three cornerstones of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. If you are interested in serving those in need within our parish boundaries, and putting your faith into action, please join us the first Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Gathering Area at Our Lady of Fatima to learn more about the work of our conference. A little time and a caring heart are all you need.
Online Giving Coming to
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish
The Finance Council is pleased to announce that you are now able to submit your offertory contributions, if you choose to do so, to Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish online. Visit our donate online page on this website.
What does this mean for you and our Parish?
¨ There is no extra charge for giving electronically
¨ It is environmentally friendly! No more paper envelopes, checks, or ATM receipts
¨ There is less cash for the counting teams and office to handle and easier bank deposits.
¨ You can still donate to special collections (Emergency Relief, Missions, Religious Retirement, etc.)
¨ The site is administered by the same company that currently tracks your donations so your giving is accurate
¨ Just as today, you control how much and when you give
¨ Predictable giving makes budgeting much easier
¨ The site is used by more than 10,000 Churches so we know it is safe and secure
¨ You may start or stop whenever you choose
If you have any questions, concerns, or are interested in being part of the pilot program of online giving please contact Mark Wonsil, our Finance Council Vice chairperson, at email@example.com Nisha Jayasundera, our Finance Council chairperson, at firstname.lastname@example.org
HAVE YOU MOVED?
DO YOU HAVE A NEW PHONE NUMBER(S)?
We encourage you to call the parish office, at 248.545.2310, to let us know of a change in your address or phone number(s) so that we might correctly update our records. You may also send an email with this information to: email@example.com
Thank you for your assistance.
HOME BOUND MINISTRY
If you or a loved one is home bound, in the hospital or a nursing home and would like to receive Holy Communion, please call the parish office at 248-545-2310. A parish member would be happy to visit you.
DO YOU KNOW ABOUT OUR WELCOME DESKS?
After each weekend liturgy there is a volunteer at the Welcome Desk at both sites of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish.
When visiting the welcome desk you can:
Schedule a Mass Intention
Put someone on or remove someone from the sick or military prayer list
Register as a new parishioner
Request a visit for someone who is ill or someone who would like to have a communion visit
We extend a big thank you to all of the volunteers, our fellow parishioners, who dedicate their time to serve in this important ministry.
PROCESS FOR PLACING EVENTS
ON THE PARISH CALENDAR
ATTN: Leaders of Parish Organizations - Important Reminder
If your recognized parish organization has an event you would like placed on the parish calendar (so that it appears on the website and the calendar of events in the bulletin) you must complete an event form.
Forms may be obtained at the parish office and must be returned to the parish office at Our Lady of Fatima Church or submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please avoid scheduling conflicts.
There should not be more than one event scheduled at the same time.
No events should be scheduled on Holy Days of Obligation or during Holy Week.
PLEASE NOTE: Your event is NOT scheduled until you receive a confirmation.
On-Line Parish Forms
Did you know that you can submit an article for the Our Mother of Perpetual Help News or request a Mass Intention through the on-line parish forms. Go to the "Information regarding on-line parish forms" and make sure to read the information regarding submitting the forms. Then go to the subpage to find the forms, complete and submit.