First Week of Advent/Weekly Happenings

First Week of Advent

Weekly Happenings

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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary 

Holy Day of Obligation

Tuesday, December 8 

9:00 AM | 7:00 PM 

*9:00 AM will be live streamed on the School Facebook page

*7:00 PM will be livestreamed on the Parish Facebook page 

Our Lady’s Ambassadors

New Ministry Opportunity

The need to remain connected is more important than ever before. This new ministry will serve as a way to reach every family in the parish when the need arises. Our Lady’s Ambassadors will periodically receive a list of families to call, to pray for them or reach out to them about important events. We expect to need our Ambassadors about 4 times each year. We are looking for at least 80 members to answer the call to become an Ambassador for the parish and our Blessed Mother. Please contact Kristina Poirier at or call the parish office # 866-0931

Advent Resources

We still have these resources available to pick up in the commons or the parish office. Please help yourself, or grab one for a neighbor.


Christmas Mass Update

Christmas Eve – Full

4:00 PM  |  6:30 PM  |  10:00 PM 

*ALL Christmas Eve Masses will be livestreamed 

Christmas Day – Seats Available

10:00 AM

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Thank you for your patience and understanding during our Christmas Mass registration process. If you have not reserved a seat and would still like to, we have openings on Christmas Day or you can call the parish office and have your name put on a waitlist. If you have a reservation and need to cancel at anytime, please call the parish office so we can give your seat to someone else. 

We will be working on assigned seating in the coming weeks so please watch your email for more information. 

High School Faith Formation 

It’s Not Too Late to Join In! 

Picking Apart the Parables with  Deacon Jim 

This Sunday @ 5:45

If there ever was a time to plug your teen into the Church, the time is now. 

It’s not too late to join High School Faith Formation. Virtual meetings are now able to kick off with Deacon Jim able to join us. (We need two Virtus trained adults in every group for all ages).

This Sunday, Deacon Jim will be “Picking Apart the Parables”. If you would like your teen to join in the discussion, please contact Youth Ministry Coordinator Luke Grant by sending an email to or calling the Faith Formation Office at #616-866-3668 and they can send you the virtual meeting code to join. Meetings are held every other Sunday evening. We hope to see your teens there!

Please Pick up Your Loved One’s Pictures & Remembrance Candles

We still have several pictures as well as remembrance candles with your loved one’s name on them even if there was not a picture. Everyone who passed away this year has a candle. They are located on a cart as you enter the church on the north side. You can also stop in the parish office and we will be happy to help you. 

LIVE Advent Reflection

With Fr. Danny Orris 

This Friday @ 7:00 PM 


Please join us along with Fr. Danny live on Facebook for an evening of prayer and reflection for the whole family. 

Knights of Columbus 

Thank you!

The Advent Food Drive Collections Totaled 1500 lbs!

Drive Thru Dinner/Breakfast 

Free will offering to benefit our seminarians

Saturday, December 12 After 5:00 Mass 

Drive Thru Chili Dogs & Chips 

         Sunday, December 13 10:00 – 1:00          

Drive Thru Breakfast Burritos

Giving Tree

Ends December 12 

There is still time to get in on the Giving Tree fun! Please bring your gifts to the parish office or place them in the offertory baskets this weekend. 

Remember, we have made it very easy to purchase the Giving Tree gift cards using SCRIP, which also supports OLCEF. Win – Win!

Questions: Please contact Pilar Rice #616-240-9042 

Or call the Parish Office

Thank you to everyone who has already generously given!

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