Christian Service

March 24th

Remembrance Wreath

Thank you to all who stopped by the Memorial Wreath table last weekend and wrote your loved ones name on our ribbon wreath. This will be part of our Easter décor. If you missed out and would like to have your loved one included please contact Paula at 248 682-4099.

St. Vincent de Paul Bundle Days – March 30 & 31st!

The St. Vincent de Paul truck or POD will be here next weekend March 30th & 31St.  Please place all clean clothes and small appliances as far back in the truck as you possibly can. The stores are in need and we are hoping to fill the truck. Bags and receipts are in the narthex.

Blood Drive Sunday March 31, 2019

Our Lady of Refuge will host its spring blood drive with Michigan Blood in the social hall next Sunday March 31, 2019 from 8:00 am – 1:30 pm. Michigan Blood is part of Versiti, the fifth largest supplier of blood in the U.S.  Please consider giving. Your blood donation can help trauma victims, surgery patients, premature babies, and people with anemia, cancer patients and many more. The following link can be used to schedule an appointment online:  Our blood drive can also be found by visiting and entering the date for the drive – March 31, 2019.  You can also sign up to donate blood at the Hospitality Center.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan is Saturday April 27th

On Saturday April 27, 2019 Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan will be looking for volunteers to participate in the annual repairs of homes for low income residents in Oakland County and nationwide.  In previous years the name was Rebuilding Together Oakland County but we have changed the name to Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan.  Covering Oakland County, parts of Wayne and Macomb County thus the name change.  To register go to the Rebuilding Together Southeast Michigan website,

We have a home in Highland on: Hickory Ridge Rd and Garden Ave, west side of Hickory Ridge Rd.  Some of the items needing to be addressed are: gutters and down pipes, floor soft spots, ventilation, lawn, trees, roof leaks—low pitch, crawl space to name a few.

Please contact the Our Lady of Refuge Parish Group Leader, Ray Bednark at 248.363.8797, for more information or questions.

Christian Service upcoming events – Save the date!

  • SVDP Bundle Days March 30th & 31st
  • Blood Drive – Sunday March 31st
  • Rebuilding Together Oakland County – April 27th


“Dear Lord Jesus and Mary, Mother of God, hold all these brave souls in the palm of your hand; comfort them and their families. Send angels of protection, love and comfort to all the service men and women still at war, bring them home safely and comfort their families. We ask this through Christ Our Lord, Amen.”

  • Christopher Bowman       Coast Guard
  • Clare Brinkman                Coast Guard
  • Daniel Culbertson            Navy
  • Kristal Denina                   Marines
  • Michelle Dinverno            Army
  • Steven Dinverno               Army
  • Peter Gignac                      Air Force
  • Joshua Hartley                 Air Force
  • Cody Henderson              Army
  • Katherine Opie                 Army
  • Christopher Peters          Army
  • Patrick Stoddard             Army

If you would like your loved one added to our Military list and board, please contact Laura Parry at 248 681-8029.

Rev: 03/25/19

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