Adoration Chapel News:

A long time faithful adorer has taken ill and is on an extended leave until she recovers. Please keep Natalie Campbell and her family in your prayers. Her hour is 1-2 on Thursday.

We would like to have two people for every hour. Remember Jesus rewards your sacrifices for Him with eternal benefits for you and those for whom you pray! Adoration Chapel hours are 9:00am to 6:30pm

Please fill out this form to sit with Our Lord

or call the Rectory 313-372-0762

Monday: 4-5 pm, Tuesday: 12-1, 1-2, 3-4pm , Wednesday: 11-12 noon, Thursday: 12,2-3 pm, Friday: 4-5 pm, Saturday: 10-11 am, 11-12 noon.

Please consider taking one of these hours of adoration if you are able. We could also use substitutes. Let us know what day you are available to substitute if you cannot commit to an hour once a week.


13770 Gratiot Ave

Detroit Michigan 48205


Pastor Rev Eduard Perrone

Associate Pastor Rev. John Bustamante

Deacon James Wilder

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Easter Mass Cards are available at the rectory for the Easter Triduum Masses, Divine Mercy Sunday, April 19th, and April 26th.

Envelopes for Altar Flowers for Easter are available on the side tables of the church. Your donation will help defray the cost of the beautiful flowers of the Easter Season.

The Parish Council is scheduled for Monday, April 20th, at 7:30 p.m. in the lounge.

Assumption Grotto Spring Fundraiser    DUALING PIANOS!  (And Auction) \

Come and enjoy two great pianists play your favorite songs and

show tunes, and even join in the fun by singing along!

Reverend Eduard Perrone


Parish Organist Gerrie Ball,

and introducing Mr. Max Effort

Sunday, April 26th 2015, after the Noon Mass

Tickets are $40.00 each

See Flyer Here

You may purchase tickets with PayPal.

  Persons paying by PayPal need to note in the comments section when they are paying by PayPal that this donation is for Dualing Pianos benefit dinner. Patrons also Must send Molly Kucel an e-mail at  stating that they paid by PayPal and include their name address, phone number, # of tickets requested and any song requests.

We will then verify this information.

Registration form

NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE DOOR (postmarked by April 21,2015)

Parishioners are invited to have your home consecrated to Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary and receive his special graces for this devotion and the twelve promises. Call Tom Ulrich at 586-775-8138 or Deacon Jim Wilder at 586-776-7774. Men of the Sacred Heart:

We are asking for support to our parish bulletin cost. The advertising on the back page goes toward our cost for the bulletin. We have many open boxes that could be filled. Many members has a business that many of the Grotto Family has used. To place this ad or to get more information about the bulletin call Jim Sabatella (800) 477-4574 x 6327 or Cell (586) 707-1563

From our Pastor,

Many people benefit from Assumption Grotto Parish and intently read its church paper, The Grotto News (The parish weekly bulletin). This publication is made possible and can continue to be offered only if there is sufficient support from its parishioners and from other readers. Consider helping the church paper to have a long life by taking out an ad in the Grotto News.  Our many readers will be glad and surely take notice of your sponsorship. --- Fr. Perrone, pastor.

Crucifixes, hand painted by the Sisters of the Holy Cross

Sisters of the Holy Cross

1050 Overlook Lane Northeast

Carrollton, Ohio 44615

Phone 313-527-4416  email

Sister Helena

See here for more information

Book Rack Items & Votive Candles-Catholic Twin Circle, National Catholic Register and Our Sunday Visitor cost $1.25. Candles: small votives 50˘, large $3.00 each. The Michigan Catholic and the Wanderer are in the Gift Shop.

Grotto Altar Care is in need of more members to help clean the church on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in order to maintain and keep our standards of excellence in maintaining and preserving our Holy Historic church.  Jobs are as follows: Change Holy Water after cleaning Holy Water Fonts; Clean Priests Sacristy (instructions will be given); put up all kneelers and tidy up books and pews; change candle foil, sift through extinguishing sand; Vacuum all church rugs, front, back, altar, sacristy; Dust all wooden surfaces around altar; clean confessionals; Sweep choir loft and down the stairs, Clean side altars.  Please call the Rectory Office and leave your name and phone number to volunteer.

Kroger Community Rewards Contacts, April 1st is here!! "Happy Spring" It is time to get the word out again for the Re-enrollment for Kroger Community Rewards.

For a member to re-enroll their card simply go to .  Click "sign-in", Put in their email address and password that they used to enroll their card. Put in the group number or part of the name of the organization. Choose the correct organization ·Click Enroll. You are now enrolled for the May 1st 2015 to April 30th 2016 year of Kroger Community Rewards.

Assumption Grotto Gift Shop  313-332-4432 

Hours: Mon.-Fri.: 8:30-10:30am

Saturday after the 4:00 p.m. Mass

Sunday: after the 9:30 & Noon Mass

The Gift Shop has many fine items to choose from if you are in need of a gift or are looking for something special for yourself.

A good selection of books is also available . Come in and browse

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