Celebrating 75 Years of Faith and Service
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 3:30 pm

  This Week's Happenings!
Highlights for the week of August 31st, 2014 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin

  Altar Servers
If you are interested in being trained as an Altar Server,
please call the parish office at 248-624-1421. Anyone in the 4th grade and UP.
Current Altar Server Schedule available to dowmload.
  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)<-->
  Youth Ministry News!
For more information about Youth Ministry contact
Karen Trojniak, 248-624-1371, ext. 308
or ktrojniak@stwilliam.com

For an updated calendar of Youth Ministry events see the Bulletin.

Summer Slow Down? No Way!
When the school year comes to a close, and you think that you can relax
for the summer, our Youth Ministry program becomes very busy
by offering many opportunitites to put our faith into action!
We hope that youc an come and join us!
Check out what Youth Ministry has to offer for Junior High and
High School students by visiting our Sign up Genius link:

Vicariate Softball Games
We will come together to play once a month from 2 – 4pm.
Please use the Signup Genius link to view a
listing of all summer games and events: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409084DAAA723A64-stwilliam.
Permission slips will be available for each event by the St. William Youth bulletin board located in the West Tower Entrance or contact Karen Trojniak.

Youth Mass Celebration
Contact Mrs. Karen Trojniak if you would like to
participate in a liturgical ministry.

St. William Young Adult Group (SWYAG)
(ages 18-35)

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

  Help Wanted!
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.

Donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society
help people within our parish boundaries

  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
alumni@stwilliam.com. More information is available on the school website - http://www.stwilliam-school.com.
Weekly Readings - Week of August 31, 2014
Sunday:   Jer 20:7-9/Rom 12:1-2/Mt 16:21-27
Monday:   1 Cor 2:1-5/Lk 4:16-30
Tuesday:   1 Cor 2:10b-16/Lk 4:31-37
Wednesday:   1 Cor 3:1-9/Lk 4:38-44
Thursday:   1 Cor 3:18-23/Lk 5:1-11
Friday:   1 Cor 4:1-5/Lk 5:33-39
Saturday:   1 Cor 4:6b-15/Lk 6:1-5
Next Sunday:   Ez 33:7-9/Rom 13:8-10/Mt 18:15-20
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  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.

  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.
  41 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!

  Offertory Report (fiscal year begins July 1)
        Collected     *Projected
08/24/2014     $    15,450     $   13,437     +$    2,013
Year to Date     $  147,770   $  143,465   +$    4,305
*This does NOT represent needed income, but only the amount we expected would actually come in. Repairs, staffing and programs were slashed accordingly.
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.
  Natural Family Planning
Learn more. Attend classes. Schedules for natural Family Planning classes are
found at www.nfponline.org or contact nfp@aod.org, or 313-237-4679.