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13770 Gratiot Ave

Detroit Michigan 48205


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Prior Bulletins

The St. Monica Sodality's monthly mass for conversion will be offered on First Saturday, November 1st at 4 p.m. Recitation of the Divine Mercy chaplet, Rosary, and St. Monica Prayer for conversions start in the church at 3:15pm. St. Monica Prayer cards and prayer-petition forms are located on the tables at the side entrances in the church. Write the names of those for whom you are praying, and deposit them into the box provided. Petitions forms are strictly confidential, and will be placed on or near the altar during the Mass. Call 313.885.6910 for more info. The St. Monica Sodality prays for loved ones to return to the Church, for conversions to the Faith , and also for our own sanctification. Everyone can participate in the Sodality prayers and Mass.

Forty Hours Devotion begins Friday, November 7th after the 7:30 a.m. Mass and closes at the Noon Mass on Sunday, November 9th with a procession, litany and benediction.

First Friday Masses celebrated : 7:30 a. m. & 7:00 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 7:30 a.m. Mass until 6:30 p.m. The Holy Hour is from 1:00-2:00 p.m. All adoration is in the church on First Friday

Purgatorial Society - You will find envelopes in the pews today to write in the names of your deceased loved ones for two special Masses that will be said for them. This year’s Masses will be said Sunday, November 2nd, All Souls Day, and Sunday, November 9th, at the 9:30 a.m. Mass.

K of C Monthly Pancake Breakfast, changed to Sunday, November 9th in the gym after the 9:30 a.m. Mass until 2:00 p.m. All you can eat pancakes, eggs, sausage, juice and coffee.

Assumption Grotto Knights of Columbus will be collecting supplies for veterans at the VA Hospital. Items needed are sample size; toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner, combs, hairbrushes, deodorant, razors, board games, card decks. Please be generous for our veterans. Items can be dropped off in the vestibule of the school building in the blue decorated boxes. We will be collecting until November 10th. Thank you

Parish Council Updates At the September Parish Council Meeting it was decided that the council will only meet 5 times a year. The months Father Perrone chose were February, April, June September and November. Our next meeting will be November 17th.

Attention 2015 Homeschool Graduates: A family or families of a 2015 Homeschool Graduate is needed to participate in the organization of the 2015 graduation. Sue Allasio will assist with details. Call Sue Allasio at 313-881-7141 to volunteer.

We are in need of Lectors for the 4:00 p.m. Mass and the Noon Mass. We would like to see some of the younger men of the parish volunteer. Normally we would have 4 men for these masses so that it would only be a once a month commitment. Call the rectory to volunteer.

Parishioners are invited to have your home consecrated to Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary and receive his special graces for this devotion and the twelve promises. Call Tom Ulrich at 586-775-8138 or Deacon Jim Wilder at 586-776-7774. Men of the Sacred Heart:

“So you could not keep watch with me for one hour?” Matt. 26:40: Here is another request that asks for an hour of prayer. Could you please come to a neighborhood abortion clinic and spend one hour with us? As we pray for pregnant mothers and their babies, we ask that Jesus will protect them. For more information, call Dan Goodnow, Helpers of God’s Precious Infants, 313-530-4539.

Crucifixes, hand painted by the Sisters of the Holy Cross

Sisters of the Holy Cross, Assumption Grotto Convent

13800 Gratiot Ave, Detroit, MI 48205 Phone 313-527-4416  email

See here for more information

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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