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Fall Pilgrimage Mass to St Therese of Lisieux Parish »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Please join the Catholic Youth Organization Spiritual Scouting Program for a pilgrimage mass to St. Therese of Lisieux Parish. Members and formermembers of all scouting groups and their families are invited. Current and former members are encouraged to

CYO Adult Committee »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
Are you looking to “give back?” Looking to “mentor” children? Maybe you just look good in red? If any of this applies to you, it sounds like you would fit in with the CYO Adult Committee! To find out more, read on.
W.I.N.D. News »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
Catholic Youth Organization in 2001 began a program specifically for middle school age youth entitled W.I.N.D. (Walking in New Directions). This is a one day Catholic Conference for 6th through 8th graders from parishes and schools throughout the six counties of our diocese.
Camps Connect News Flash »
Published Monday, Aug. 21, 2017
CYO Summer camp was the place to be this summer, as campers and staff journeyed on an “Adventure to the Summit!” On the first day of each program the staff greeted campers with enthusiasm, helping campers move into their bunks in preparation for the week’s activities. Each program was packed to the brim with excitement as the campers and staff enjoyed daily camp activities such as swimming in Lake Huron, archery, climbing wall, sports and games, arts and crafts, and many more!
Father Solanus Casey exhumed ahead of beatification Mass »
Published Monday, Aug. 7, 2017
It is custom in the Catholic tradition that prior to the official beatification ceremony/liturgy, the local bishop for the individual named oversees the process of procuring relics. This is all done in communication and coordination with the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of the Saints. There are specific directives under Church (Canon) law that must be followed.

Death Notices

Fr Edward Ritter »
Died Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017
Father Edward Ritter, passed on from this life on August 12, 2017 at the age of 91.
Father Leo Broderick »
Died Monday, Aug. 7, 2017
Visitation will take place at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, 5481 Dixie Highway, Waterford, on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 3 – 8 p.m. with a Rosary at 7 p.m. 
Father Broderick will lie in repose on Saturday, August 12, at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, 5481 Dixie Highway, Waterford, Michigan from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m.
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