Coronavirus Update 05/05

A Message from Fr. Andrew

The video below was broadcast on Facebook Live on May 4 at 11:00 am.  Every Monday we will have a brief address to the parish on Facebook Live until we are able to gather together in person again.

We have posted a new Facebook Live Faith schedule to our website and Facebook page. If you would like a printable copy, please Click Here!

We need Rosary Prayer Leaders!  Please sign up and help us continue this amazing program.  We have many spots available.  
Click the image to the left to visit the sign up page.

Fr. Tony will be taking the next two weeks away from public broadcasting on Facebook in order to spend time with his family.

Please keep Fr. Tony, his mom, and entire family, in your prayers during this difficult time.


Fr. Tony’s Surprise

Thank you to everyone who was able to send in pictures and video in such a short time.  Fr. Tony was abundantly blessed by the video!

If you’ve not had a chance to watch it yet, please check it out by clicking on Fr. Tony’s image to the right.

Fr. Tony’s response after he watched the video for the first time at the same time as the parish.


United States
Reconsecrated to Mary

Bishop Walkowiak join bishops throughout the United States in reconsecrating the country to Mary as the nation continues to struggle in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Learn more by clicking on the image of our Blessed Mother.


OLCEF Pop Can Drive

Do you have a surplus of pop cans to return that you wish you could get rid of? Many of us do!

Let the OLCEF help you once again!

OLCEF is collecting pop cans and we will store them until we are allowed to bring returnables back. Get rid of that pile this week!

No Contact Drop Off

May 7, 10am-4pm, at Kateri Lodge

Bring your pop cans, drop them in the drop off zone and when you are safely back in your car volunteers will come and retrieve the bags and put them into storage.

No Contact Pick Up

Don’t feel safe getting out? Have too many to transport? No worries. We are offering scheduled pick ups as well. Click the link below to schedule a pick up. Simply include your information and someone from OLCEF will contact you to schedule a No Contact Pick Up.


Haiti Connection Golf Outing Rescheduled

The 2nd Annual OLC Haiti Connection Golf Outing has been rescheduled to July 11.  We are still accepting teams and sponsors.  Please contact Richard Woodruff for more information. 


Consolata Meat Sale Extended

The Consolata Guild meat sale has been extended to June 9 for order submission and June 23 for pickup at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish. 

Please pick up a form from the Welcome Desk at the church or contact Lynn Holck (lmholck@yahoo.com) for more information.


Men’s Retreat at Franciscan Life Process Center Are you looking for a spiritual reboot? Join other Catholic men and Monsignor Gus Ancona for the annual men’s retreat on Wednesday, July 22 at the Franciscan Life Process Center in Lowell. It is a day of prayer, reflection, conferences, the celebration of Mass and the sacrament of Reconciliation all led by Msgr. Ancona. 

Date: Wednesday, July 22
Time: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $70, includes lunch. Financial assistance is available.

Carpooling available from Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Grand Rapids (leaving at 8 a.m.)
Registration and information: 616-897-7842 or lifeprocesscenter.org/calendar, click Events > Retreats