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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

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"Then he said to Thomas, "Put your finger here and see my hands,
and bring your hand and put it into my side, and do not be unbelieving, but believe."

~ John 20:27 ~

pancakes

Pancake Breakfast
on April 22nd


The Knights of Columbus
is Cooking Breakfast after the
8:30 am and 10:15 am Masses


bible study

Are you looking for a
Scripture Study during Lent?
Come join us.


~ The Book of Isaiah ~


Father David Santoro, O.P., Chaplin at the Blessed Sacrament Monastery
in Farmington Hills
will lead the continuation of the study of Isaiah.

Location: St. Gerald Parish Social Hall
Time: Wednesday evenings 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Dates: February 28 – May 3, 2018
Note: No class on March 28, 2018

All are Welcome to this Inter-Parish Scripture Study.


Study guides Isaiah for Everyone (Goldingay) will be available for purchase (cash)
and/or bring your own Bible. No need to register.
Also, bring your coffee/water to drink, if desired.

Note: Study will not meet if the Farmington Schools are closed due to weather

If you have any questions, contact:
Diane Blankenship - dlb882@gmail.com
Sharon Weberlein - shrweber@aol.com
or call the Parish Office at 248-477-7470

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 Vincent de Paul

Clothing and Goods Drive

Time to start your Spring cleaning!

The St. Vincent de Paul truck
will be here the weekend of
April 14 and 15
for your donations


vbs

St. Gerald Vacation Bible School


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


Download the VBS 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.