The belief in the Eucharistic presence (the Body and Blood of Christ) is exemplified in the practice of adoration. It expresses our deep faith in the true presence of Jesus, in the bread and wine becoming the Body and Blood of Christ. Adoration can be brief or for an extended time. During the Mass a… Read more
Count Down to Perpetual Adoration
Perpetual Adoration begins
Monday, March 2 at 7:00PM
The Trinitarian Sisters will lead the first hour of Adoration in the Church. All are welcome.
A complete schedule of committed adorers will ensure that Jesus is never left alone. He is never left alone because we honor Him and we protect Him from desecration when He is exposed. (In church He is locked safely in the tabernacle.) Committed adorers also provide the opportunity for anyone to come and adore Christ for any length of time.
Please consider scheduling your one hour appointment with God.
To schedule please follow the link:
You may also contact Julie Woodruff in the parish office at 616-866-0931 to schedule your time.
This program IS NOT to raise more money for our parish. The purpose is to teach children the joy of helping others and giving to God out of gratitude for all that God has given to them.
Beginning the weekend of March 1st, children will be invited to come to the altar to share their gift.
Year End Statements
As good stewards of your generous support, we will EMAIL your Year End Contribution Statement. We will mail contribution statements to those we know do not have an email account. Of course we are happy to send your statement by mail upon request.
If you do not receive your Year End Statement by email by the end of January, check your spam folder, talk to other members of your household (we may only have one email address for the family) or contact the parish office to update your email.
Thank you for your trust and generosity.
Connect in Community – myParish App
Enjoy sharing and exploring your faith with a positive social media tool!
This new app for iPhone and Android smart phones will help us connect in community, grow in our Catholic faith and invite others to join in the journey.
Explore the Features HERE!
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Ask and you shall receive? Today’s responsorial psalm says, ‘I turn to you, Lord, in time of trouble’. Do we? Or have we forgotten the power of prayer? Prayer is often the most difficult action to wrap the mind around. Sometimes, in a culture of self-reliance and immediate results we can lose touch with the… Read more
Perpetual Adoration Beginning Monday, March 2 we will be offering Perpetual Adoration here at OLC. What is Perpetual Adoration? It is a devotion where the parish community unites in continuously adoring our Blessed Lord in the Eucharist 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As Catholics, the Eucharist is the heart of worship. It… Read more
Catholic Schools Week This week the Church celebrates Catholic Schools Week. The theme for 2015 is “Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service.” Each year the Church reminds us of the importance of education for our children through Catholic Schools. Why Catholic schools? Because through Catholic schools our children not only receive a quality… Read more
NEW PAROCHIAL VICAR Please welcome to OLC our new parochial vicar, parish priest, associate pastor, Father Darrel Kempf. Father Darrel Kempf, 31, is the son of Tom and Jane Kempf of St. Michael Parish, Brunswick, his home parish. He has five siblings, Christine, Patrick, Amber, Max and Cameron. He attended Muskegon Community College and St…. Read more