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 3:00 pm during Lent

  This Week's Happenings!
Highlights for the week of February 22nd, 2015 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin

ABSTINENCE binds ALL who are 14 years of age and older.
Complete abstinence from meat is to be observed on Ash Wednesday
all Fridays of Lent and Good Friday.

FASTING binds all adults 18 through 59 years of age.
The days of fasting are Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

After John had been arrested, Jesus came to Galilee proclaiming the gospel of God: “This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe in the gospel.” - Mk 1:14-15

Excerpts from the Lectionary for Mass ©2001, 1998, 1970 CCD
Stations of the Cross
Fridays at 7:30 pm

Kindergarten & Jr. K Roundup!
Sunday, March 1 from 1 to 2:30 pm
Meet the teachers, visit the classrooms, talk with current school families.
We offer part time and full time options for both Kindergarten & Jr. Kindergarten.
  Shelter Week 2015 - Sign Up Made Easy!
Go to Sign-Up Genius and follow the directions. There will also be people available after every Mass the weekend of 2/28 and 3/1 if you prefer.

  Blood Drive!
Follow this link, to sign up.
Or call the parish office at 248-624-1421, and leave your name and
phone number. The blood drive coordinator will contact you.
  27th Annual Lenten Fish Fry!
Oakland County’s Largest “All-You-Can-Eat”!
Hosted by the St. William Dads’ Club Carry out or Dine-In 4 to 8 pm every Friday of Lent.
Senior Early Bird Special 4 to 5 pm
  Weekly Readings - Week of February 22nd, 2015  
  Sunday:   Gn 9:8-15/1 Pt 3:18-22/Mk 1:12-15  
  Monday:   Lv 19:1-2, 11-18/Mt 25:31-46  
  Tuesday:   Is 55:10-11/Mt 6:7-15  
  Wednesday:   Jon 3:1-10/Lk 11:29-32  
  Thursday:   Est C:12, 14-16, 23-25/Mt 7:7-12  
  Friday:   Ez 18:21-28/Mt 5:20-26  
  Saturday:   Dt 26:16-19/Mt 5:43-48  
  Next Sunday:   Gn 22:1-2, 9a, 10-13, 15-18/Rom 8:31b-34/Mk 9:2-10  
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Offertory Report (fiscal year begins July 1)
   Collected *Projected
End of December 2014 $  524,009 $ 519,116 +$   4,893
End of January 2015 $  629,012 $ 607,421 +$ 21,591
*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.
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.

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

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 download.

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.

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. 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!

  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.