|WELCOME TO OUR PARISH WEBSITE|
|Regular Weekly Mass Schedule|
Saturdays - 4:30 pm
Sundays - 9:00 am, 11:30 am, and 6:00 pm
Weekdays - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:15 am
Holy Days - 8:15 am, 12 noon, and 7:30 pm
Confession - Saturdays at 3:00 pm during Advent
|This Week's Happenings!
– Highlights for the week of December 15th, 2013 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin
Confessions during Advent begin at 3:00 pm on Saturdays
Additional opportunities for Confession
with additional priests on hand to facilitate will be:
Wednesday, December 18, 7 pm, Communal Penance
Service followed by Private Confession
Thursday, December 19, 12 noon, Private Confession
Monday, Decmeber 23, 7 pm, Private Confession
|Bible Study Resumes on January 9
We will continue with a study of the Psalms.
Join one of two Thursday sessions
9 am or 7 pm.
Cost is $12 tocover the cost of materials.
|Ushers' Club Raffle
Tickets for the Ushers' Club monthly raffle are now available!
Ask any Usher before or after Mass
|Christmas Tree Sale
Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Open 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays.
We are located off Nicolet and Pontiac Trail (south of School)
5 foot to 10 foot Douglas Fir, Frasier Fir, and Concolor available.
All Select, #1 trees fresh cut from a Michigan farm to guarantee top quality.
|Blood Drive, Friday, December 27, 2013
Call the Parish Office, 248-624-1421, to sign up.
|Youth Ministry News!
For more information about Youth Ministry contact
Karen Trojniak, 248-624-1371, ext. 308
For an updated calendar of Youth Ministry events see the Bulletin.
Secret Santa Activities Night for High School Youth
Saturday, December 21. Join in the fun and games, and bring a gift
worth no more than $10. More information in the Bulletin.
Go to Sign Up Genius for more details:
Next Youth Mass Celebration
Saturday, December 21, 4:30 pm Mass.
Contact Mrs. Karen Trojniak if you would like to participate
in a liturgical ministry.
St. William Young Adult Group (SWYAG)
Theology on Tap ... Around the D
Young adults from around the archdiocese gather for food, fellowship,
fantastic speakers, and faith on the 8th of each month.
If you would like to have your name added to the Young Adult email list,
contact Karen Trojniak or
call 248-624-1371 ext. 308
If you are interested in being trained as an Altar Server,
please call the rectory office, 248-624-1421.
Anyone in 4th grade and up.
Current Altar Server Schedule available for download.
Did you know that St. William Parish has a Family Library?
We even have music CDs and movies!
The Family Library will be open from 10 am
until 1:30 pm Mass on the first Sunday of each month!
|Eucharistic Ministers for the Home Bound
and in Nursing Homes
We have an urgent need. Are you being called to minister to the infirmed?
Contact the Parish Office, 248-624-1421
|Legion of Mary
Meet after 8:15 a.m. Mass on Thursdays in the St. Paul Room
(Small Meeting Room).
Men or women, 18 or older, prayer, fellowship, and service, and evangelization.
Looking for new regular members as well as Auxiliary.
|40 Years of Bingo at St. St. William!
Come see why!
Every Friday starting at 6:30 pm in Zepf Hall
Doors open at 4:30 pm
Progressive Jackpot! Charity game tickets!
Hard cards and paper special games!
|Sharing the Light -- From Archbishop Vigernon
Archbishop addresses matters of importance throughout the Archdiocese.
Download a copy of the Archbishop's letter.
|Pastoral Letter from Fr. Michael
Access a copy of Fr. Michael’s Pastoral Letter in “PDF” format
that can be opened using Adobe Reader.
From there it can be printed, or saved to a file,
and from there sent in snail mail or as an email attachment.
|Lumen Fidei: The Light of Faith by Pope Francis
Download a copy. More available at the official Vatican website.
|All are invited to come pray with us!
Devotions available at St. William Parish
Scriptural rosary and Night Prayer, Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in the church
Pray the Rosary before each Mass, first Sunday of the Month
Holy Hour, fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the church.
(Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, Scripture Readings and Rosary)
The St. Vincent de Paul Society is looking for new members
to assist them with visitations.
Call the parish office, 248-624-1421 for more information.
|St. William School Alumni!
An alumni group is now forming. If you are a past student or graduate
of St. William School, please send your contact information to
firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available on the school website - http://www.stwilliam-school.com.
|More helpful links:
www.aod.org, www.usccb.org, www.micatholicconference.org , www.stophhs.com
Take action! Email your congressional representative now!
Read the entire nationwide Bulletin insert
|PLEASE HELP ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
Donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society
help people within our parish boundaries
|Natural Family Planning
Learn more. Attend classes. Schedules for natural Family Planning classes are
found at www.nfponline.org or contact email@example.com, or 313-237-4679.
|Offertory Report (fiscal year begins July 1)
Detailed financial reports are always available online at www.stwilliam.com. These include both the annual reports as submitted to the diocese and the current end-of-month report as presented to our Finance Council.
|The Straight Facts Regarding Religious Freedom
Download and read a very informative fact sheet from the
United States Conference for Catholic Bishops.
|From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
"WHY CONSCIENCE IS IMPORTANT"
Read the entire nationwide Bulletin insert
Prayers for Protection of Religious Freedom