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ASSUMPTION GROTTO CATHOLIC CHURCH
13770 Gratiot Ave
Detroit Michigan 48205
Pastor Rev Eduard Perrone
Associate Pastor Rev. John Bustamante
Deacon James Wilder
Call to Holiness Conference
“Is Sainthood Possible Today?”
For much more information See www.calltoholiness.com
or call 313-451-4659
Order DVD or CD
Te Deum Laudamus!: 15th Call to Holiness Conference, and Solemn High Mass Photos; Audio and Video
The 2014 Annual Benefit Dinner and Raffle
Sunday, October 19, 2014, following the Noon Mass (about 1:30 PM)
Sunday Social - Volunteers are needed at the Sunday Social to help at the counter. Call Mary Mc Guckin at 313-243-6455.
Purgatorial Society - You will find envelopes in the pews today to write in the names of your deceased loved ones for two special Masses that will be said for them. This year’s Masses will be said Sunday, November 2nd, All Souls Day, and Sunday, November 9th, at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.
St. Vincent De Paul Helpers announce the second Swing Dance fundraiser with the Dave Ziarko Band on October 25th, 7-10:00 p.m. in the gym. Come enjoy live music, fun, food and friendship. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $8.00 per person.
Parish Council Updates At the September Parish Council Meeting it was decided that the council will only meet 5 times a year. The months Father Perrone chose were February, April, June September and November. Our next meeting will be November 17th.
The Rosary is prayed daily throughout the month of October at the Grotto, weather permitting, or in church. Monday through Friday at 6:30 p.m., Saturday after the 4:00 p.m. Mass, and Sunday after the Noon Mass. A leader may volunteer from those in attendance.
Attention 2015 Homeschool Graduates: A family or families of a 2015 Homeschool Graduate is needed to participate in the organization of the 2015 graduation. Sue Allasio will assist with details. Call Sue Allasio at 313-881-7141 to volunteer.
We are in need of Lectors for the 4:00 p.m. Mass and the Noon 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.
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:
“So you could not keep watch with me for one hour?” Matt. 26:40: Here is another request that asks for an hour of prayer. Could you please come to a neighborhood abortion clinic and spend one hour with us? As we pray for pregnant mothers and their babies, we ask that Jesus will protect them. For more information, call Dan Goodnow, Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 313-530-4539.
Crucifixes, hand painted by the Sisters of the Holy Cross
Sisters of the Holy Cross, Assumption Grotto Convent
13800 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48205Phone 313-527-4416 email firstname.lastname@example.org
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 www.kroger.com/communityrewards . 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 2014 to April 30th 2015 year of Kroger Community Rewards.
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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