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Weekend Masses

Saturday Confessions is from

            3:00 to 3:30 pm.

  • Saturday:  4:00 pm
  • Sunday:  8:00 am, 10:00 am, 5:00 pm

Daily Masses

  • Tuesday- Wednesday :  8:00 am
  • No 8:00 am Mass on Fridays in June, July and August
  • Monday - Friday: 6:30 pm
  • First Friday:  11:15 am
  • First Saturday:  8:00 am

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Events

Monday, 09/24/2018
07:00 PM
Altar Server Training Sessions
Wednesday, 09/26/2018
03:30 PM
Altar Server Training Session
Saturday, 09/29/2018
12:00 PM
Altar Server Training Session

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Mission Statement

St. Sebastian Parish is a welcoming community  of all ages, with special concern for Catholic education and religious formation.  Sustained by a sacramental life rooted in the Eucharist, and devotion to our Blessed Mother, we are motivated to serve the needs of our parish and the broader community.

Church News

Altar Server Signup!

Training Sessions for new and returning altar servers will be held in the church on the following dates:

  • Monday, September 24th from 7:15pm to 8:30pm
  • Wednesday, September 26th from 3:30pm to 5:00pm
  • Saturday, September 29th from 12:00pm to 1:30pm

New servers, 4th grade and up, should attend at least two, parents should try to attend. Those who cannot attend these training sessions should contact me if they would like to continue serving. 

Signup sheets can be found in the sacristy.

God Bless!

      Giovanni Vitale II (313)969-7750 or gvitaleii@gmail.com        

 

 
Confirmation Sacramental Preparation

We are happy to announce the date for the Celebration of Confirmation will be on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm Mass. Bishop Frances Reiss will be presiding. Parents and Candidates were notified on Monday, August 06, 2018 by email. A letter was mailed the next day with important information. Please contact the office if you have not received these communications

 
St. Sebastian Home Visitors

The members of the Christian Service Committee are excited to introduce our latest project: visiting the home-bound and bringing them Holy Communion. If you have a family member or know of someone in the parish who needs to have someone bring Communion to them at home and who would also enjoy a visit from one of our Home Visitor volunteers, please write their name on a piece of paper along with their address and phone number and place it in the Sunday collection basket. It will then be passed along to the office. Also if you are interested in becoming a St. Sebastian Home Visitor, please call the office or Roseann Gómez at 313.792.0617.

God Bless and Thank You
Roseann Gómez and the
Christian Service Committee.

 
Circle of Grace "Protecting All of God's People"

Safe Environment Program.  "Respecting all God's People"  Please see FaithFormation page or click on link for letter.

Circle of Grace Letter

 
St. Sebastian Inclement Weather Policy

It is the policy of St. Sebastian Parish that when

St. Sebastian Catholic School

is closed due to inclement weather,

ALL parish functions,

including  daily Mass, Parish Office,

Faith  Formation, RCIA, Choir, CYO, Scouts and ALL other

events and/or meetings are cancelled.

Thank You.

 

Daily Readings

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Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Reading 1 Wis 2:12, 17-20

The wicked say:
Let us beset the just one, because he is obnoxious to us;
he sets himself against our doings,
reproaches us for transgressions of the law
and charges us with violations of our training.
Let us see whether his words be true;
let us find out what will happen to him.
For if the just one be the son of God, God will defend him
and deliver him from the hand of his foes.
With revilement and torture let us put the just one to the test
that we may have proof of his gentleness
and try his patience.
Let us condemn him to a shameful death;
for according to his own words, God will take care of him.

Responsorial Psalm Ps 54:3-4, 5, 6 and 8

R. (6b) The Lord upholds my life.
O God, by your name save me,
and by your might defend my cause.
O God, hear my prayer;
hearken to the words of my mouth.
R. The Lord upholds my life.
For the haughty men have risen up against me,
the ruthless seek my life;
they set not God before their eyes.
R. The Lord upholds my life.
Behold, God is my helper;
the Lord sustains my life.
Freely will I offer you sacrifice;
I will praise your name, O LORD, for its goodness.
R. The Lord upholds my life.

Reading 2 Jas 3:16—4:3

Beloved:
Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist,
there is disorder and every foul practice.
But the wisdom from above is first of all pure,
then peaceable, gentle, compliant,
full of mercy and good fruits,
without inconstancy or insincerity.
And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace
for those who cultivate peace.

Where do the wars
and where do the conflicts among you come from?
Is it not from your passions
that make war within your members?
You covet but do not possess.
You kill and envy but you cannot obtain;
you fight and wage war.
You do not possess because you do not ask.
You ask but do not receive,
because you ask wrongly, to spend it on your passions.

Alleluia Cf. 2 Thes 2:14

R. Alleluia, alleluia.
God has called us through the Gospel
to possess the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ.
R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel Mk 9:30-37

Jesus and his disciples left from there and began a journey through Galilee,
but he did not wish anyone to know about it.
He was teaching his disciples and telling them,
“The Son of Man is to be handed over to men
and they will kill him,
and three days after his death the Son of Man will rise.”
But they did not understand the saying,
and they were afraid to question him.

They came to Capernaum and, once inside the house,
he began to ask them,
“What were you arguing about on the way?”
But they remained silent.
They had been discussing among themselves on the way
who was the greatest.
Then he sat down, called the Twelve, and said to them,
“If anyone wishes to be first,
he shall be the last of all and the servant of all.”
Taking a child, he placed it in their midst,
and putting his arms around it, he said to them,
“Whoever receives one child such as this in my name, receives me;
and whoever receives me,
receives not me but the One who sent me.”
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