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Celebrating 75 Years of Faith and Service

 
  St. William 75th Anniversary!
Celebrating 75 years of Faith and Service

June 27 and 28!
Download the details or see the Bulletin for more information.
 
 
Regular Weekly Mass Schedule
Saturdays - 4:30 pm
Sundays - 9:00 am, 11:30 am, and 6:00 pm
Weekdays - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:15 am
Holy Days - 8:15 am, 12 noon, and 7:30 pm
Confession - Saturdays at 3:30


 
 
"Jesus said to the synagogue official, "Do not be afraid; just have faith." When they arrived at the house of the synagogue official, he caught sight of a commotion, people weeping and wailing loudly. So he went in and said to them, "Why this commotion and weeping? The child is not dead but asleep." - Mk 5:36bc, 38-39

He took the child by the hand and said to her, "Talitha koum," which means, "Little girl, I say to you, arise!" The girl, a child of twelve, arose immediately and walked around. At that they were utterly astounded. - Mk 5:41-42

Excerpts from the Lectionary for Mass ©2001, 1998, 1970 CCD

  This Week's Happenings!
Highlights for the week of June 28, 2015 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin

 
  Camp Sancta Maria Summer Camp Scholarships
Calling on all St. William Boys and Girls! Interested in a week at Summer Camp?
The Knights of Columbus and St. William Ushers have
scholarships available for parish boys and girls.
Details are in the Bulletin, or ask any St. William Usher or K. of C. member.
 
  Religious Education 2015-16
Now taking registrations. For more information, call the Office of Faith Formation
at 248-624-1371 or email lgeoffrey@stwilliam.com

We also offer High School Religious Education!
St. William is the only parish in our area that offers Religious Education on a High School level.
Call or email for more information.
 
 
Try the Parish Family Library!
Did you know that St. William Parish has a Family Library?
We even have music CDs and movies!
It is located in the Disciples’ Room of the Education Center.
The Family Library will not be “open” during the summer months,
but you can call the Office of Faith Formation
to make arrangements to come in - 248-624-1371.

 
 
Altar Servers
If you are interested in being trained as an Altar Server,
please call the parish office at 248-624-1421. Anyone in the 4th grade and UP.
.

 
  42 Years of Bingo at St. William!
Come see why!

Every Friday starting at 6:30 pm in Zepf Hall
Doors open at 4:30 pm
Progressive Jackpot! Charity game tickets!
Hard cards and paper special games!

 
  Weekly Readings - Week of June 21, 2015  
 
  Sunday:   Wis 1:13-15; 2:23-24/2 Cor 8:7, 9, 13-15/Mk 5:21-43 or 5:21-24, 35b-43  
  Monday:   Vigil: Acts 3:1-10/Gal 1:11-20/Jn 21:15-19
Day: Acts 12:1-11/2 Tm 4:6-8, 17-18/Mt 16:13-19
 
  Tuesday:   Gn 19:15-29/Mt 8:23-27  
  Wednesday:   Gn 21:5, 8-20a/Mt 8:28-34  
  Thursday:   Gn 22:1b-19/Mt 9:1-8  
  Friday:   Eph 2:19-22/Jn 20:24-29  
  Saturday :   Gn 27:1-5, 15-29/Mt 9:14-17  
  Next Sunday:   Ez 2:2-5/2 Cor 12:7-10/Mk 6:1-6a  
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Offertory Report (fiscal year begins July 1)
 
 
   Collected *Projected
Income
Over/(Under)
End of April 2015 $   927,371 $   906,498 +$ 20,873
End of May 2015 $1,026,506 $1,009,517 +$ 16,989
*This does NOT represent needed income, but only the amount we expected would actually come in. Repairs, staffing and programs were slashed accordingly.
Detailed financial reports are always available online at www.stwilliam.com. These include both the annual reports as submitted to the diocese and the current end-of-month report as presented to our Finance Council.
 
 
Youth Ministry News!

 
For more information about Youth Ministry contact
Karen Trojniak, 248-624-1371, ext. 308
or ktrojniak@stwilliam.com

For an updated calendar of Youth Ministry events see the Bulletin.

Youth Mass Celebration
Contact Mrs. Karen Trojniak if you would like to participate in a liturgical ministry.

St. William Young Adult Group (SWYAG)
(ages 18-35)

Theology on Tap ... Around the D
Young adults from around the archdiocese gather for food, fellowship,
fantastic speakers, and faith on the 8th of each month.

If you would like to have your name added to the Young Adult email list,
contact Karen Trojniak or
call 248-624-1371 ext. 308


 
 
PLEASE HELP ST. VINCENT DE PAUL
Donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society
help people within our parish boundaries

 
 
St. William School Alumni!
An alumni group is now forming. If you are a past student or graduate
of St. William School, please send your contact information to
alumni@stwilliam.com. More information is available on the school website
- http://www.stwilliam-school.com.

 
 
Pastoral Letter from Fr. Michael
Access a copy of Fr. Michael’s Pastoral Letter in “PDF” format
that can be opened using Adobe Reader.
From there it can be printed, or saved to a file,
and from there sent in snail mail or as an email attachment.

 
  Legion of Mary
Meet after 8:15 a.m. Mass on Thursdays in the St. Paul Room
(Small Meeting Room).
Men or women, 18 or older, prayer, fellowship, and service, and evangelization.
Looking for new regular members as well as Auxiliary.
 
  Natural Family Planning
Learn more. Attend classes. Schedules for natural Family Planning classes are
found at www.nfponline.org or contact nfp@aod.org, or 313-237-4679.