Priesthood Sunday Sept. 27

In Thanksgiving for what Fr. Paul, our Pastor, does in ministering for and serving us please consider giving a Spiritual Bouquet of Prayer to him.  Please fill out the form below (insert you name after I, and the number of what you will offer on the lines in front of what you will offer) and mail to Fr. Paul Chateau, 13500 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, MI 48237.

Click here to download the Bouquet of Prayers for Fr. Paul form

Given that the Archbishop extending the dispensation

for the oblidation to attend Mass through November 2020

we need additional members

now more than ever

Additional COVID 19 Safety Team Members Needed

Our Worship Commission is very grateful to the members of the parish who have stepped up to serve as members of the COVID 19 Safety Team.  They have shown up every week and done an incredible job to make sure that the COVID 19  guidelines for Mass have been enforced. 

We are seeking additional people to serve as members of the COVID 19 Safety Team at Sunday Mass, specifically at the 11:00 am Mass in Ferndale, and/or for any  funerals.  What’s involved?  You will count attendees, make sure that masks are worn, provide hand  sanitizer, direct people to their seats, help direct people during communion, and make sure all guidelines are followed. Training will be provided. 

If you are in good health and interested in serving the parish at this critical time contact: Barbara Urbiel, Worship Commission Chair, at 313.595.3054 or via email at [email protected]

 

Mass Looks Different

Capacity for Masses as well as Funeral Masses is 75 people.  Masks must be worn by anyone over the age of 2 years.

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ FR. PAUL'S LETTER ON THE FROM FR. PAUL PAGE (2nd tab at the top of the home page) FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

Thank you for your generosity

Thank you to all who have continued to support Our Mother of Perpetual Help during this time of uncertainty and health concerns. 

As you can imagine this temporary suspension of public Masses has a direct impact on our budget and ability to pay our monthly bills.  Contributions can be mailed in to the parish office at 13500 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park, MI  48237 or made securely online by clicking the link below or via our parish mobile app. Again, please know that we especially appreciate your support of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish during this time.

Click here to donate online

Catholic Services Appeal 2020

Read Fr. Chateau's letter to parishioners regarding CSA

on the From Fr. Paul Page of our website.

Our goal is $33,695

Mass Schedule

Sundays 9am in Oak Park

Sundays 11 am in Ferndale

To read Fr. Paul's letter about the resumption of Masses

go to the From Fr. Paul Page.

Also, per Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 COVID-19 our parish office is closed.  If you have an emergency please call 248.545.2310.  Our voicemail is being monitored off site.  Please do not come to the rectory.  Thank you for your cooperation.

May God Bless You and the entire Our Mother of Perpetual Help Community.

Download the Parish Mobile App

If you have not downloaded the parish mobile app please do so. For android products go to the Google Play Store WeConnect Parish App on your phone [text ParishApp2 to 555888].  For apple products go to the Apple Store WeConnect Parish App on your phone [text ParishApp1 to 555888]. Search for Our Mother of Perpetual Help. Remember to subscribe to the notifications you want to receive.

 

Welcome to Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish

Welcome to

Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish

At Our Mother of Perpetual Help we are dedicated to moving forward into our future with compassion, generosity and an openness of spirit.  We believe that the nurturing of the community around the Eucharistic Table is extended through gatherings which further strengthen and support us.  We foster this faithfully through the power of the Holy Spirit and the gifts and talents of our members.  We continue to walk our journey together with the Lord, our future secure in the knowledge that we have common goals in God's ever-present love. Father Paul Chateau is our Pastor and leads our parish. 

All are Welcome, All Are Welcome, All Are Welcome in This Place

Have you been away for awhile? Are you new or visiting?

We extend a warm welcome to you, want you to know that you are welcome here and hope you will come back. Our hope is that you will find a home in our community of faith.  Registering to become a member is easy - visit the become a member page on this website, or call the parish office at 248.545.2310.

Our Mission Statement

Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish is a welcoming and nurturing Catholic community building up the Body of Christ through prayer and service.

Our Vision Statement

Our vision is to be an extraordinary spiritual gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages are welcome to question and learn, pray, worship, and serve.  In community through prayer and worship we hope to continue to grow together in our understanding and appreciation of God’s love.  We strive to change and improve our lives and the lives of others.

Prayer to Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Our Mother of Perpetual Help, 

Today we face so many difficulties. You remind us to reach out and help those in need. Help us understand that our lives belong to others as much as they belong to us. Mary, Model of Christian love, we know we cannot heal every ill or solve every problem. But with God's grace, we intend to do what we can. May we be true witnesses to the world that love for one another really matters. May our daily actions proclaim how fully our lives are modeled after yours, Mother of Perpetual Help. Amen.

Staff

Office Hours

THE PARISH OFFICE IS CLOSED DUE TO GOVERNOR WHITMER'S EXECUTIVE ORDER

PARISH PHONE: 248-545-2310
PARISH FAX: 248-545-2312
PARISH EMAIL: [email protected]

If there is an emergency, when the office is closed, please contact the parish office at 248.545.2310.

Parish Office

The Our Mother of Perpetual Help Parish Office is located at our Oak Park Worship Location

Our Lady of Fatima

13500 Oak Park Blvd. (on the northeast corner of Oak Park Blvd. and Coolidge Hwy.)

Oak Park, Michigan  48237

Publications


  • Sun, Sep 20th

  • Sun, Sep 13th

  • Sun, Sep 6th

  • Sun, Aug 30th

  • Sun, Aug 23rd

Directions to Oak Park Worship Location

Directions to Ferndale Worship Location

Come Healing

 

O gather up the brokenness and bring it to me now / The fragrance of those promises you never dared to vow / The splinters that you carry, the cross you left behind / Come healing of the body / Come healing of the mind / And let the heavens hear it, the penitential hymn / Come healing of the spirit / Come healing of the limb

Behold the gates of mercy in the arbitrary space / And none of us deserving, the cruelty or the grace / O solitude of longing where love has been confined /  Come healing of the body / Come healing of the mind / O see the darkness yielding, that tore the light apart / Come healing of the reason / Come healing of the heart

O troubled dust concealing, an undivided love / The Heart beneath is teaching to the broken Heart above / O let the heavens falter and let the earth proclaim:  Come healing of the Altar / Come healing of the Name

O longing of the branches to lift the little bud / O longing of the arteries to purify the blood / And let the heavens hear it, the penitential hymn / Come healing of the spirit / Come healing of the limb / O let the heavens hear it, the penitential hymn / Come healing of the spirit / Come healing of the limb

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