Read the daily quote from Pope Francis

Welcome to Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

 

 

 

Parish Mission Statement

We are a welcoming Catholic community called by God to live out the message of Christ in love and service to all people. Our parish mission is:"Our Lady of the Angels is a worshipping community dedicated to the education and spiritual growth of the whole parish family.  With guidance from the Holy Spirit we extend our Christian love to the community we serve.  We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord with all our hearts and we welcome all to join us on our journey in following Him."

    

___________________________________________________________________________

 

PLEASE CHECK OUR WEBSITE DAILY FOR UPDATES!

______________________________________________________________

 

From....

Fr. Dariusz 

 

Four Reasons to wear a Mask, Even if you Hate it!

Please Read

 

 

Dispensation from the Sunday Mass

Please Read

 

 

 A Few Words from Fr. Dariusz

 

Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

As of last weekend we have started saying a prayer to St. Michael, the Archangel.  Laminated holy cards with this prayer will be distributed in our Church as soon as we receive them.  Last Sunday when Deacon Bill read the prayer I was pleasantly surprised how many of you joined in reciting this prayer.

In today's Readings we heard of God's righteousness and mercy.  We are told that we have to seek righteousness in order to receive the mercy of God.  We are told that the righteousness of man embraces living and dying for Christ.  We are also told how the righteousness of God may not appear to be fair at times.

In the First reading from the Book of Isaiah we hear of the Divine calling of the Lord God.  Let the wicked forsake their way.  Let the unrighteous forsake their thoughts.  Return to the Lord! Seek the Lord while He may be found.  Call upon Him while He is near.  We as human beings will never be able to fully perceive the depth of the love of God.  In today's Second Reading, St. Paul speaks of the righteousness of man.  True righteousness is persevering in the profession of faith that one proclaimed during the Sacrament of Baptism.  It is living with Christ, in Christ and through Christ, until one's last breath.  Having done so, one will not be put to shame in any way because Ghrist will have been exalted in every action, in life or in death.  Saint Paul says that both, living and dying in Christ, is gain.  If we live in Christ, we will receive the just reward that has been accredited to us for our charitable works by the grace of God the Father and the power of the Holy Spirit.  If we die for Christ, we will immediately rejoice in the Divine Presence of our Lord.

In the Gospel of Matthew, we learn that God does not call everybody at the same time.  Some are called early in life as the early laborers were called, having received their Baptism as infants.  Some were called as teenagers.  Some were called during their married life and others, much later in life.  And some are like the laborers who were called around five o'clock; their conversion took place at the hour.  The Lord God is just and fair in all His dealings with His children.  No one will ever go unrewarded for his works that are accredited to him.  While all become new creations during the Sacrament of Baptism, not all receive the bonuses that come from persevering in the faith.  While all receive their salvation, those who gave their blood for Christ do not receive the same eternal reward as those who did not give their blood.  Those who shined in spiritual works by the grace of God do not receive the same eternal reward as those who only go to Church once a year at Easter or Christmas... if they will receive a reward.

Our reward is according to our spiritual works by the grace of God.  If we have a heart that is disposed to serve the Lord, He will find spiritual work for us to do for the glory of His Kingdom.  Seek righteousness and receive the mercy of God.

This week, let us reflect upon our Divine calling to evangelize.

God bless you all. 

Fr. Dariusz

_____________________________________________________________

 

 

View the Saturday Mass Here

(YOU DO NOT NEED A FACEBOOK ACCOUNT)

Click on Link Below

 

https://m.facebook.com/Our-Lady-of-the-Angels-Catholic-Church-560190037338025/

 

 

___________________________________________________________________________

 

Announcement from Archbishop Vigneron

Families of Parishes

 


https://www.familiesofparishes.org/

 

___________________________________________________________________________

 

CANCELED MASSES

If you have requested a Mass for the weeks of March 3rd through May 22nd and it was not said due to the closing of the Church, please call our Parish Office at 313-381-3000 to reshedule the Mass.  There are NO CHAIRS in the Parisht Office, so it is advisable that you call in or make a list of the Masses you are requesting and drop it off at the Parish Office.  You must notify us no later than Wednesday, June 24th or we will just reschedule them ourselves for the next available date.

 

____________________________________________

 

CSA 2020
TIMELINE & IMPORTANT INFORMATIO
N

CSA Sunday at Parishes will take place on the weekend after Labor Day:
Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13

MAIL TIMELINE:
The Archdiocese of Detroit is going to mail out CSA information according to the guidelines.  Mail will go out based on the following schedule:

Last Year Donors
            First appeal arrives on fourth week of August (Aug 24-30)
        *     Second appeal arrives on third week of September (Sept. 14-20)
        *     Third appeal arrives on first week of October (Oct. 5-11)

Last Year Donors and Last Two Years Donors
        *     First appeal arrives on second week of September (Sept. 7-13)
        *     Second appeal arrives on fifth week of September (Sept. 28-Oct. 4)
        *     Third appeal arrives on third week of October (Oct. 19-25)

EMAIL TIMELINE
All CSA donors and other emails on the database:
        *      First email will be sent on Tuesday, September 15
        *      Second email is sent on Tuesday, September 29

Donors will be able to direct their gift to any of the following ministries:
        *   Priestly Vocations
        *   Media & Communications
        *   Family & Youth Ministry
        *   Christian Services
        *   Catholic Education
        *   Black Catholic Ministry 
        *   Hispanic Ministry
        *   Athletics

I will share with you any information regarding CSA as it becomes available.

 

           

 

___________________________________________________________________________

 

Guidelines

 For people attending Mass and other services at Our Lady of the Angels Parish

~ REVISED ~

If you are 65 y/o or older you are not required to be in church. You can watch Mass on television or on the Internet (if we find a volunteer to do that for us, we will post Masses on the Internet).

 
IF YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS SIMILAR TO FLU OR YOU DO NOT FEEL GOOD,

DO NOT COME TO CHURCH.


You MUST wear a mask at all time in order to enter the buildings. 


You MUST practice social distancing. 


If you come to Church with your family members, you MUST practice social distancing while taking a seat in Church, unless otherwise stated. 

If it is possible bring your own hand sanitizer with you.  (You can also bring your own wet wipes and gloves if you need them).

Avoid touching unnecessary things in Church.

Since it takes a lot of time to clean the whole Church, the Sunday Mass schedule will be changed.

Weekend Masses will be celebrated on Saturday at 4 pm, Sunday at 11:30 am.

We can only have 103 people in church. Overflow can go to the parish center (there is a limited number of seats 59) Do not come if you do not have a ticket.  For the time being, it is single seating set up which means even family members need to practice social distancing (it may be adjusted in the future)

Each family member needs an individual ticket for the weekend Masses.  You must attend the Mass stated on the ticket.  YOU MAY NOT CHANGE THE DAY.  (There are different colored tickets for Masses).

NEW TICKET INFORMATION: new tickets have been issued, if you do not have your new tickets, please contact the office.  you MUST speak to someone and cannot leave a message.  Those tickets will be valid until further notice.  For the Sunday mass, we have a limited number of Stand By tickets.  Please come to the Parish Office to get your tickets.

You do not need a ticket to attend daily Mass.  A few pews will be designated for you.  Use those only.  Do not remove any tapes from the restricted area (We do not need to clean the whole Church) Please adapt to this change.  Please do not move any chairs in the Church.

Daily Masses will be celebrated on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings at 8:45 am. If there is a funeral, the morning Mass will be canceled.

If you bring gloves, wet wipes etc, do not leave them in the pews. Take them home with you or dispose them on the way out. DO NOT LEAVE THEM IN YOUR PEWS!

Regarding communion
At this time only a priest will be distributing communion. Before you receive communion, you bow 6 feet away from the priest, say amen, remove your mask and the priest places the Eucharist in your hand (YOU CANNOT WEAR GLOVES WHEN RECEIVNG COMMUNION!)

There are marks on the floor to help you with social distancing while receiving Communion.

I highly discourage anyone from receiving Communion on a tongue. I will need to wash my hand every time I give Communion on a tongue.

Regarding votive candles. 
You can now light candles in the Church.  You MUST sanitize your hands before and after lighting any candles.

Regarding donations:
There will be 2 boxes in Church and in the parish center. One will be for Sunday offertory; the other will be for festival tickets. When you come to Church please drop them off in those boxes.

Regarding Mass tickets:
Only registered members qualify for receiving a ticket. If you are not a member yet but attend our services please fill out the form provided on our website and send it back ASAP.

When you call the office do not leave any messages. You must talk to a secretary to reserve a ticket for yourself and your family members. Office hours are now: Mon.- Tues.- Thurs.- Fri. 9 AM - 3 PM, lunch from 12-1PM.  The Parish Office is closed on Wednesdays.

You will be able to pick up your ticket at the office.  Due to pew assignments, please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start of Mass, otherwise we will have to give your pew assignment to those with Stand By Tickets.

Confessions
Confessions are by Appointment Only.  You will need to stay in your car with your mask on to confess your sins.  Face to face option only.  Please call the office to schedule an appointment.

Leaving the Church
One of the ushers or the priest will be directing parishioners to leave the Church by aisle making sure social distancing takes place.

When you get home please wash your hands.

In the end, I hope this can help us to stay safe. There might be other changes taking place regarding our safety. I will try to adjust when I see where such changes are needed.  Thank you all for your cooperation and understanding during this time.

God’s blessing to all of you.
Fr. Dariusz

 

___________________________________________________________________________

 

 

FESTIVAL UPDATE
 

May 15, 2020

To our parish family,

We hope this finds you and your loved ones well. As we have navigated the last several weeks, we have found ourselves in uncharted waters with COVID 19.

After careful consideration, fact finding, and much discussion, the Festival Committee and Fr. Dariusz have found it necessary to cancel our Annual Summer Festival, but know.

WE HAVE MOVED THE DATE OF THE GRAND RAFFLE DRAWING TO.. 

OCTOBER 4, 2020 AT 2 PM. 

This decision did not come easily.  It saddens us to take this step, however, it is in the best interest of not only our parishioners, but our guests as well.  Constant disinfection would be an impossibility, and should social distancing still remain in effect, just not feasible. We did contemplate moving our festival to a later date, however, this would mean Our Lady of the Angels would be stepping on another parish’s festival.

By making the decision to cancel now, we have been able to apply all deposits and licenses to our 2021 annual festival, BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP.

Because the grand raffle tickets were distributed prior to COVID 19, we must have the raffle.  With that, it becomes essential that we sell as many grand raffle tickets to minimally cover the cost of the prizes offered.  New dates for the ticket return incentives will be announced once masses resume.  Please help with purchasing or selling as many tickets as possible.  Extra tickets are available in the parish office when it reopens, and once masses resume, after all masses in the narthex.

 

ALSO, GREAT NEWS...

WE'VE MADE IT EASIER THAN EVER TO BUY THE FESTIVAL RAFFLE TICKETS FOR PARISHIONERS AND NON PARISHIONERS.

Now you can go ONLINE through our secure portal, purchase any amount of Festival Raffle Tickets. Click on the link below, Login, then go to FESTIVAL RAFFLE TICKETS.

 

                    https://www.osvonlinegiving.com/4502

 

 

Please take care of yourselves, each other and be safe.  We can’t wait for the day when we can gather together to celebrate mass and our friendships.

Until then, may God’s grace and peace be with you all.

 

Robin Partrich and the Our Lady of the Angels Festival Committee

 

                

___________________________________________________________________________

 


Religious Education

Our Faith

Sacraments
     

Parish Photos

Events Calendar

Maps & Directions

 

 

 

 

Fr. Dariusz Strzalkowski

Pastor

_______________________

 

THE RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC MASSES

(See Guidelines)

 

 

WEEKEND MASSES

(BY TICKET ONLY) 

Saturday: 4:00PM
 

Sunday: 11:30AM
 


DAILY WEEKDAY MASS

(NO TICKET REQUIRED)

8:45AM
Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

 

CONFESSION

By appointment only

Outside Only

Stay in Car- Face to Face

__________________________


Office Hours
Monday - Tuesday Thursday - Friday
[Wednesday's Closed]

9:00AM - 3:00PM

Daily Lunch Hour:

12Noon to 1:00PM

Phone: (313) 381-3000


Fax: (313) 381-5528

 

_______________________

 

Full Calendar of Events

 

__________________

 

VIGIL CANDLES..

You may now light a candle in the Church.  You must sanitize your hands before and after lighting the candle.

Donation of $3 per candle

 

__________________________

 

__________________________

 

https://www.osvonlinegiving.com/4502

__________________________

Catholic News & Perspective

__________________________

RESALE SHOPPE

Our Lady of the Scapular Parish

2609 Tenth St - Wyandotte 

2 Weekends of ...

New & Gently Used Essentials' Shopping Spree!

Starting with our Preview, Thursday, October 8, 4pm-7pm

             See Flyer

 

___________________________

 

Hoping everyone is safe and enjoying this hot, hot summer.

We are planning for this coming year's Religious Education either in person or remote.

In the next couple of weeks we are going to mail registrations out to families. Please fill out and return so we can get going with our planning. We have a mail box outside of the Parish Office in which you can drop them off anytime.

We are doing temperatures, masks, social distancing and sanitizing. Our classes are smaller so this is a plus for us.

Please rest assured that the safety of your children & Catechists is my main priority.

Rest assured, I am making this year a very safe year for everyone.

Karen

 

___________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Online Giving

Online Giving

Secure and Convenient Donate now!