Friends of the Poor Walk on Saturday, September 29th
Mark your calendars! The annual Friends of the Poor Walk will be held on Saturday, September 29, 2018! The walk will once again be held on Belle Isle in Detroit. Please join us for a day of fun, friendship and fundraising to support the work of St. Vincent de Paul! Funds raised by our conference will STAY in our conference to help those in need in our parish boundaries. Look for more information and registration details in next weekend’s bulletin.
St. Vincent de Paul Bundle Days coming soon!
Mark your calendars, the SVDP truck /POD will be in our church parking lot the weekend of September 22nd & 23rd, there will be bags and receipts in the Narthex beginning September 8th.
CROSSROADS SOUP KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
It’s that time again – Our Lady of Refuge will once again be the host at Crossroads Soup Kitchen in Detroit on Sunday November 25th. We are looking for 30 volunteers that will assist in either preparing a meal (morning shift) from 8am – 12pm, for 800 homeless people or serving the meal (afternoon shift) from 10am – 2pm. Volunteers must be at least 14 years of age. We will meet in the Social Hall and carpool to the shelter in Detroit at its new location. This is a great experience for families! If you are unable to volunteer and would still like to help out, donations for the food purchase are always appreciated. For more information and to volunteer call Cindy at 248 515-7171.
Blood Drive October 28th
The American Red Cross will be holding a Blood Drive here on Sunday October 28th.
OUR BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN IN THE ARMED SERVICES
“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
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.