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Mass Schedule

Monday - 9:15 am
Tuesday - 9:15 am
Wednesday - No Mass
Thursday Evening - 7:00 pm
Friday - 9:15 am

Saturday Vigil - 5:00 pm
Sunday - 8:30 am, 10:15 am, 12:00 noon

Rite of Reconciliation

Saturday - 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Happy Mothers Day

"Jesus said to His desciples, 'Go into the whole world and proclaim the gospel to
every creature. Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved.' "

~ Mark 16:15-16A ~

Pinochle

Come and Play!

We will be starting a Pinochle card group on Thursdays beginning March 1st in the parish social hall.
You will need to arrive by 12 noon with play beginning promptly at 12:30 pm.
All are welcome!Twinkle
Not Pinochle during Holy Week

Foster Closet of Michigan
Items Needed:
New or Very Gently used Clothing (Preemie - Teenage)
New Pajamas
Diapers/Wipes
Baby/Toddler Gear
New Socks and Underwear
Toiletries/Hygiene Products

Who we are?
We are a 501c3 nonprofit taxable organization. We are operated 100% by volunteers; most of them foster families themselves. We have local branches throughout the state of Michigan.

What We Do?
Our organization provides clothing, underclothing, toys, shoes, baby equipment, and gear and in some cases furniture to children placed in the foster care system in State of Michigan. These items are new and like new items that have been donated to us. Children are often placed into foster care with no personal items and in many cases they come into care with only the clothes on their back. Our organization provides these kids with stylish new or like new clothing and personal items helping to begin the process of rebuilding their self-esteem and providing them with belongings they can call their own.

How can the Foster Closet help?
Our organization helps reduce the financial strain a new placement can place on a foster family by freeing up funds that would otherwise be used to fulfill these immediate needs. These needs are not always met immediately or in full by the State and that is where we step in. Meeting these needs allow foster parents to be able to use the funds saved to help the children adapt to their new home life in other ways. The Foster Closet is not a “One Stop” shop; it may be used as many times as the need arises.

Call for more information
800-554-4966 ext.206
www.FosterClosetOfMichigan.org
Oakland County Branch
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This Lent please help the St. Gerald Religious Formation students in supporting the Foster Closet, which is located on Farmington Rd., by placing donations in the baskets located in the church vestibule or the entrance to the classroom hallway. Monetary donations may be made payable to Foster Closet of Michigan or directly to Foster Closet of Michigan Oakland County Branch online to help with rent and the purchase of items needed.

If you would like more information
Contact Mary Taylor, 248-476-7677 ext. 201 or marytaylor.sgp@gmail.com

St. Gerald Annual Picnic

Sunday, June 10th ~ Rain or Shine

More information to come



vbs

St. Gerald Vacation Bible School


June 18th - 22nd
10:15 am - 1:00 pm


Download the VBS 2018 Registration Form
Open the form with Adobe Reader (not a browser)

No matter what your present status in the Catholic Church;
No matter what your current family or marital situation;
No matter what your personal history, age, background, race, or color;
No matter what your self-image or esteem;
You are invited, welcomed, accepted, loved, and respected
at St. Gerald Catholic Church.

With these words, we welcome you to our parish
and to our newly revised parish website.
In these days of stress, busyness, and overloaded
schedules, you are invited to come into the presence of
our Lord and take comfort in His care and love.