Pope Francis Issues Letter to Families
This coming October, the Synod of Bishops will discuss the "Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization." The Church is being called today to proclaim the Gospel by addressing the new and urgent pastoral needs facing the family. Popel Francis is asking for your prayer for the Synod of Bishops and for him to serve the People of God in truth and in love. Click here to read the full letter.
Lent & Holy Week Services
Ash Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Mass times are 9 AM and 7 PM
Confessions (thru April 16th)
Tuesdays @ 5:30 pm
Wednesdays @ noon
Saturdays @ 10 am & 3:30 pm
Stations of the Cross
Fridays @ 6:30 pm (thru April 11th)
Good Friday @ 1 pm (April 18th)
Holy Thursday Mass @ 7 pm (April 17th)
Good Friday Service @ 2 pm (April 18th)
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil @ 8 pm (April 19th)
Easter Sunday Masses @ 8:30 am & 10:30 am (April 20th)
There will be no week day Masses on Monday,
April 21 thru Friday, April 25, 2014
St. John Vianney Annual Fish Fry Dinners
St. John Vianney Parish, 4101 Clyde Park Ave. SW in Wyoming, will hold its annual fish fry dinners from 4:30-7 p.m. Fridays from March 7 through April 11.
On the menu is an all-you-can-eat meal of fried pollock, baked Icelandic cod, baked potato or fries, cole slaw, roll, drink and ice cream. Macaroni and cheese is available for children, and takeout is also available.
The cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors 60 and older, $4 for children 12 and under, and free for children 4 and younger.
Diocesan Catholic Cemeteries
It has been the privilege of the Diocese of Grand Rapids to serve Catholic families for decades as they lay their loved ones to eternal rest in our Catholic cemeteries. We apologize to all families and their loved ones who may now have questions and concerns about whether, when making funeral arrangements, they were treated fairly by one of our employees.
To read the full press release, click here.
St. John Vianney Alumni
A BIG thank you to all of the SJV Alumni and Staff that came out to the SJV Festival this past weekend! The turnout was MUCH more than we anticipated and we couldn't be more thrilled about the success! We are very excited about where this is heading.
For those of you that couldn't make it out - please see the attached newsletter. We will be sending these out semi-annually. So if you want to be on the mailing list for it, please use the email address published in the newsletter to give us your contact info. Thanks again to everyone that helped make this First Annual Homecoming Celebration such a success! IT'S A GREAT DAY TO BE A COMET!!
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