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13770 Gratiot Ave

Detroit Michigan 48205


Pastor Rev Eduard Perrone

Associate Pastor Rev. John Bustamante

Deacon James Wilde

September 12 & 13

Call to Holiness Conference

 “Is Sainthood Possible Today?”

Friday Dinner Speakers: Dr. Ray Guarendi and Dale Ahlquist,

 Saturday Speakers: Archbishop Vigneron, Sister John Dominic, O.P., Fr. William Casey, C.P.M., Dr. Peterr Kreeft, Dr. Ray Guarendi.

Saturday Youth Conference with the same speakers and Fr. Anthony Kathawa.

For much more information See or call 313-451-4659 for ticket prices. (Discounted registrations end August 15th).

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Sisters of the Holy Cross

Assumption Grotto Convent

13800 Gratiot Ave

Detroit, MI 48205

Phone 313-527-4416 


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Only 13 More weeks until the Benefit Dinner! And this is Gardening Week. If you can donate new or gently used garden items such as tools, gloves, hats, statues, fountains, art, pots, containers, etc. (anything except dirt or plants) or would like to make a gardener’s gift basket to donate for the raffle, please contact Jerry or Marci at 586-447-8552 or Phyllis or Janet at 313-372-0762.

We’re Back! Mark your calendar for the Fall 2014 Benefit Dinner Silent Auction Fundraiser Raffle. We are in need of volunteers. Call Mary Polakowski if you can help. 586-268-0525.

Euchre Tournament - Saturday, July 26th, in the Grotto gym. Pre-registration per person $10.00, $15/person at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 6:00 p.m. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd prizes. For more information, call Amy McGuckin at 248-259-0241.

September 4th Carey, Ohio Pilgrimage with Fr. Eduard Perrone. All day devotions at Our Lady of Consolation Basilica including Noon Latin Extraordinary Form Patronal Feast Sung Mass celebrated by Fr. Perrone, Miraculous Statue Procession, Veneration of Relic, Blessing of Religious Articles, Guided Tour and Gift Shop. We will depart in the early morning and return in the early evening. Deluxe motor coach planned departures and returns from Assumption Grotto, Detroit , Sterling Heights, Troy, Plymouth, Dearborn, Lincoln Park & Brownstown. Total cost per person is $45.00, which includes full course meal in Shrine Cafeteria. To register and/or for more information, contact Michael Semaan at 248-250-6005 or visit 

It’s a good time to start bringing in your donations for the religious articles sale at the August 15th feast day. You may bring them to the Gift Shop. Please call Mary or Amy before coming. 313-332-4432.

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 .  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 Shop  313-332-4432 

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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