Catholic Services Appeal
My dear disciples of the Lord,
In the last year, we have done incredible work unleashing the Gospel! Together we have opened our hearts and our parish to others, welcoming them with open arms.
In January 2019, the relic of Blessed Solanus Casey that was entrusted to the Archdiocese of Detroit, was in our parish for six days. During this time, many visitors came to our church to partake in renewed peace and consolation as we honored the life and service of Bl. Solanus. He provided food for the hungry, kind words for the troubled and Christ's healing to the sick - always with the good news that God is love.
It is my prayer that we may live our lives following the example of holy men and women like Bl. Solanus. Let us focus our charity as he would have by helping those in need through the 2019 Catholic Services Appeal.
As the "universal" church, we must support the needs of the local church and the ministries of the Archdiocese. CSA supports over 100 ministries and provides the Church with the means to spread Jesus's word to more people.
This year, our fundraising goal is $245,900. That number sounds daunting, but if each family sets aside $300 through the end of the year, roughly $1 per day, we easily could reach this figure and make a difference in the 2019 appeal.
We know every family's circumstances are different, so thank you in advance to any families who can give more to help make up the difference for others. To contribute to CSA, make a donation online at give.aod.org, drop an envelope marked "CSA" in the weekly collection basket or mail or deliver payment to the rectory.
As Bl. Solanus would say, I am thanking God "ahead of time" for all of you.
Fr. Jim Bilot
Give online: make a donation at give.aod.org
Weekly collection: drop an envelope marked "CSA" in the basket
Mail: deliver in person or mail payment to the rectory