Celebrating 75 Years of Faith and Service

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

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

"John the Baptist appeared...saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand!" It was of him that the prophet Isaiah had spoken when he said: A voice of one crying out in the desert, Prepare the way of the Lord. - Mt 3:1a, 2-3b

  This Week's Happenings!
Highlights for the week of December 4, 2016 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin

  Grateful Hearts Appeal
Thank you for supporting our Offertory Appeal.
You may respond by returning the envelope enclosed in our letter, or respond online.
Please click the link below
Grateful Hearts Appeal
Dads’ Club Christmas Tree Sale
Starting Saturday, November 26th
10:00am to 8:00pm weekends
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm weekdays
Learn More
Advent Prayer Opportunities
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with Rosary and Benediction
    Every Tuesday at 7:00 pm
  • Morning Prayer with Communion Service
    Every Monday and Friday, 8:15 am
  • Advent Prayer Service
    Psalms, Songs and Praise
    Thursday, December 15, 7:00 pm

    Right to Life-LIFESPAN — Shoppers Beware
    Many companies donate to organizations that support or perform abortions. If you would like to know which companies in our area use your dollars to support abortion please call the LIFESPAN office, 248-816-1546.
    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 Disciple's Room of the Education Center. Open the 1st Sunday of each month, 10:00am to 1:00pm.
    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 December 4, 2016  
      Sunday:   Is 11:1-10/ Ps 72/ Rom 15:4-9/ Mt 3:1-12  
      Monday:   Is 35:1-10/ Ps 85/ Lk 5:17-26  
      Tuesday:   Is 40:1-11/ Ps 96/ Mt 18:12-14  
      Wednesday:   Is 40:25-31/ Ps 103/ Mt 11:28-30  
      Thursday:   Gn 3:9-15, 20/ Ps 98/ Eph 1:3-6, 11-12/ Lk 1:26-38  
      Friday:   Is 48a;17-19/ Ps 1/ Mt 11:16-19  
      Saturday :   Sir 48:1-4, 9-11/ Ps 80/ Mt 17:9a, 10-13  
      Next Sunday:   Is 35:1-6a, 10/ Ps 146/ Jas 5:7-10/ Mt 11:2-11  
    Youth Ministry News!

    For more information about Youth Ministry contact
    Karen Trojniak, 248-624-1371, ext. 308

    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

    Donations to the St. Vincent de Paul Society
    help people within our parish boundaries

    St. William School Alumni!
    If you are a past student or graduate
    of St. William School, please send your contact information to More information is available on the school website

    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 or contact, or 313-237-4679.