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 pm

  This Week's Happenings!
Highlights for the week of December 21sh 2014 –
For more news & details see the Bulletin

  Sacrament of Reconciliation
Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm
(Communcal Penance Service followed by private confession)
Tuesday, December 23, 12:00 noon
(private confession)
  Christmas Mass Schedule
Wednesday, December 24
4:00 pm Children's Mass
6:00 pm Mass

Thursday, December 25
12:00 am Midnight Mass
(caroling begins at 11:00 pm
9:00 am Mass
11:30 am Mass

  "For today in the city of David a savior has been born for you who is Christ and Lord. And this will be a sign for you: you will find an infant wrapped in swaddling clothes and lying in a manger." - Lk 2:11-12
Excerpts from the Lectionary for Mass ©2001, 1998, 1970 CCD
  Eucharastic Adoration
Tuesday, December 30, 7:00 pm
Exposition, Rosary, Benediction

Weekly Readings - Week of December 21st, 2014
Sunday:   2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16/Rom 16:25-27/Lk 1:26-38
Monday:   1 Sm 1:24-28/Lk 1:46-56
Tuesday:   Mal 3:1-4, 23-24/Lk 1:57-66
Wednesday:   Morning: 2 Sm 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16/Lk 1:67-79
Thursday:   Vigil: Is 62:1-5/Acts 13:16-17, 22-25/Mt 1:1-25 or 1:18-25
Midnight:Is 9:1-6/Ti 2:11-14/Lk 2:1-14
Dawn:Is 62:11-12/Ti 3:4-7/Lk 2:15-20
Day: Is 52:7-10/Heb 1:1-6/Jn 1:1-18 or 1:1-5, 9-14
Friday:   Acts 6:8-10; 7:54-59/Mt 10:17-22
Saturday:   1 Jn 1:1-4/Jn 20:1a, 2-8
Next Sunday:   Gn 15:1-6; 21:1-3 or Sir 3:2-6, 12-14/Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 or Col 3:12-21 or 3:12-17/ Lk 2:22-40 or 2:22, 39-40
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  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

  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.
Current Altar Server Schedule available to 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.

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.
  41 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
As of October 2014     $  347,787   $ 338,085   +$   9,702
As of November 2014     $  439,288     $ 437,394     +$   1,894
*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.