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St. William Parish Presents
ChristLife
A life changing experience
Click here to view Discovering Christ youtube video to learn more.
Click here to register to attend.
 
 
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 pm


  Special Appeal
The Special Appeal was announced in January 2014 to address the serious shortage in our Sunday offertory collection and get back on track to avoid a projected deficit of $115,000 by the end of the fiscal year (June 30).

Please click on this link to see the information that was sent
to all registered Parishioners.

 
  This Week's Happenings!
Highlights for the week of April 20th, 2014 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin


 
  Divine Mercy Novena
Download directions and prayers here.
Divine Mercy Sunday celebration willinclude Divine Mercy Chaplet,
Benediction, & Holy Hour, starting at 2 pm Sunday, April 27.
 
  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.

Time is Running Out to Sign Up For Summer Mission!
Check out the promo video at www.youngneighbors.org
We need to sign up by April 27!
If you are interested, please contact Karen Trojniak or go to Sign-Up Genius

Annual Spring Flower Sale!
Prepaid orders need to be received in the
Office of Faith Formation by May 5, 2014
Download the order form.

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


 
  All are invited to come pray with us!
Devotions available at St. William Parish
Scriptural rosary and Night Prayer, Tuesday evenings at 7 pm in the church
Pray the Rosary before each Mass, first Sunday of the Month
Holy Hour, fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the church.
(Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Benediction, Scripture Readings and Rosary)<-->
 
  Altar Servers
If you are interested in being trained as an Altar Server,
please call the rectory office, 248-624-1421.
Anyone in 4th grade and up.
Current Altar Server Schedule available for download.
 
  Help Wanted!
The St. Vincent de Paul Society is looking for new members
to assist them with visitations.
Call the parish office, 248-624-1421 for more information.

 
  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.
 
 
Weekly Readings - Week of April 20, 2014
     
Sunday:   Acts 10:34a, 37-43/Col 3:1-4 or 1 Cor 5:6b-8/Jn 20:1-9 or Mt 28:1-10 or Lk 24:13-35
Monday:   Acts 2:14, 22-33/Mt 28:8-15
Tuesday:   Acts 2:36-41/Jn 20:11-18
Wednesday:   Acts 3:1-10/Lk 24:13-35
Thursday:   Acts 3:11-26/Lk 24:35-48
Friday:   Acts 4:1-12/Jn21:1-14
Saturday:   Acts 4:13-21/Mk 16:9-15
Next Sunday:   Acts 2:42-47/1 Pt 1:3-9/Jn 20:19-31
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  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.
 
  40 Years of Bingo at St. 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!

 
  Offertory Report (fiscal year begins July 1)
        Collected     *Projected
Income
    Over/(Under)
04/13/2014     $  17,929     $  20,706     -$   2,777
Year to Date     $829,446   $881,479   -$52,033
*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.
 
  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.