ASSUMPTION GROTTO CATHOLIC CHURCH
13770 Gratiot Ave
Detroit Michigan 48205
Pastor Rev Eduard Perrone
Associate Pastor Rev. John Bustamante
Deacon James Wilder
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The Knights of Columbus will hold an Ice Cream Social Sunday, September 6th, after the 9:30 a.m. and Noon Masses in the gym.
The Catholic Church History class resumes Tuesday, September 15th, at 6:00 pm. The class will begin in the Middle Ages and pay particular attention to the so-called “Protestant Reformation.” The class is free and for more information, please contact Harry Wisniewski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Homeschool Classes will resume Wednesday, September 16th at 9:00 am. We will be emailing out the class schedule and registration forms soon. Parents will be able to register for classes on the first day
Trip to Our Sorrowful Mother Shrine, Belleville, Ohio, September 13, 2015. Three bus pickup locations, $23.00/person. For information, call Lucy at 248-310-2875.
Knights of Columbus are collecting toiletries and personal items for the Detroit Veterans Hospital. You will find blue bins in the school hallway for your donations. A list of needed items will be available by the bins.
Grotto St. Vincent De Paul Helpers will have envelopes on the side tables for donations to help parishioners in need.
GrottoCast.com is a new website which is sharing Fr. Perrone's weekend homilies in audio format. In July, a series of 2006 Carmelite retreat talks will be featured. site will also be used to share video clips from some devotional and liturgical events. Using the archive drop down in the sidebar, you can find a Corpus Christi procession video in June, 2015. you don't want to miss a GrottoCast post, use the provision in the sidebar to subscribe to email notifications and it will send you a link as soon as a post is made. You can also follow Assumption Grotto Church on Facebook, but posts will not necessarily show up in your feed if made much earlier than when you log in, so consider email subscription.
We are in need of Lectors for the 4:00 p.m. Saturday Mass and the Noon Sunday Mass. We would like to see some of the younger men of the parish volunteer. Normally we would have 4 men for these masses so that it would only be a once a month commitment. Call the rectory to volunteer.
Ss. CYRIL & METHODIUS SLOVAK FESTIVAL 18 Mile Road and Ryan, Sterling Heights, www.slovakfestival.com
Friday, August 28: 6:00—11:00PM (Family Night) Saturday, August 29: 2:00—11:00PM & Sunday, August 30: 12:00—9:00PM
Questions:John Fournier, (248) 606-8636, or Jim Stelzer, (586) 321-4487
Crucifixes, hand painted by the Sisters of the Holy Cross
Sisters of the Holy Cross
1050 Overlook Lane Northeast
Carrollton, Ohio 44615
Convent 330-476-7020 Crucifixes 313-643-1697
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.
Assumption Grotto Gift Shop313-332-4432 Assumptiongrottogiftshop@hotmail.com
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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