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Weekend Masses

  • Saturday:  4:00pm ~ Confessions: 3:00-3:30pm
  • Sunday:  8:00am, 10:00am, 5:00pm

Daily Masses

  • Tuesday & Wednesday ONLY: 8:00am
  • Monday & Thursday: 6:30pm
  • First Friday: 11:15 am

 

 

 

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Friday, April 19, 2019 6:00 PM
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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

HOLY WEEK

INDIVIDUAL CONFESSIONS/RECONCILIATION

No individual confession on Holy Saturday, April 20

 

 

HOLY THURSDAY April 18

Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 6:30p.m.

followed by Adoration until 11:00p.m.

GOOD FRIDAY April 19

Tre Ore Services begins at noon with Rosary, Stations of the Cross

Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion at 1:30p.m.

HOLY SATURDAY April 20

Blessing of Food Baskets at 11:00a.m. and 1:00p.m.

(There are no 3:00p.m. confessions and no 4:00p.m. Mass on Holy Saturday)

EASTER MASSES April 20 & 21

Easter Vigil: Saturday at 8:30p.m.

Easter Sunday: 8:00a.m. ,10:00a.m. and 12:00p.m.

 

 
2019 Spring Festival News May 17, 18, and 19

 
2019 Spring Festival News May 17, 18, and 19

Less than one month away and we STILL are in need of a chair person for the American area and a co-chair for the Vegas area.  Can you PLEASE ask a family member, friend, or neighbor if they would be interested in being a Chairperson for our festival.  There are so many wonderful times and great memories that you will be able to talk about for a long time.

˖ American Food – Supervise the set-up and clean-up of the area as well as the preparing and serving hot dogs, hamburgers, and pizza.   

 Located in our concession tent.

˖ Vegas Co-Chairperson – We already have one chairperson, we are looking for one more to help in the Vegas area.

Please keep in mind:

  • You must be 18 years or older to Chair
  • Make sure your area is manned and manage shift changes throughout the weekend
  • Responsible for supervising setting up and closing the area throughout the weekend
  • Make sure the volunteers working the booth understand rules/instructions

If you or your family, friends, or neighbors would like to Chair any of the above, please contact Janet (313-561-4668) or Clare (313-561-2675).

 
St. Sebastian Festival Garage Sale

ST. SEBASTIAN FESTIVAL GARAGE SALE

 SATURDAY, APRIL 27TH

 9:00am - 4:00pm  Activity Center

Spring is in the air so it's time to start preparing the St. Sebastian Festival Garage Sale.  Look for those household items you are no longer in need of and share with others that are looking  for your treasures.

Donations will be accepted on Wednesday - Friday, April 24th - 26th

9:00am - 12:00 and 2:00 - 6:00pm. 

Please, no drop offs on Saturday of the sale.

Possible items for donation:  books, crafts, household decorations, small kitchen appliances, glassware, toys, garden items, tools, furniture, bikes, holiday decorations, etc. 

Volunteers are needed to help with set-up and to work the day of the sale. 
Just a few hours of your time would be appreciated. 
If you are able to help, please contact:
Pam York 313-319-5821 or Chris Bergeron 313-804-3731
 
Festival Work-n-Play and Country Store Booth

It's soon going to be Festival time once again, and once again, we are asking for donations for the Work'n Play booth.  We need gift cards of any denomination, games, toys, sporting equipment, small kitchen appliances, household goods, gift baskets, tools, and outdoor tools.

All items must be new and in original packaging.  If you received a gift for Christmas that you'll never use, we'd be happy to make good use of it, so please consider making a donation to this extremely popular booth.  

Right now we are very low on donations of tools and gift cards.

Anything you can do to help us would be greatly appreciated.

 

Festival Country Store Booth

The festival will be here before you know it so it’s time to start our collection of donations for the Country Store Booth.  We would like to begin with donations of paper products, such as paper towels, toilet paper, napkins, snack bags and sandwich bags.  Boxes will be placed at all of the Church entrances for you to place your donations.

Thanks so much ~ Camille Grindstaff 

Country Store Booth Chair

 
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 Homebound Visitors

Volunteers Needed to take Holy Communion to Homebound


We are in desperate need of Parishioners willing to take the Holy Eucharist to our Homebound and ill brothers and sisters. For a variety of reasons (illness, accidents, relocation), we have lost a good number of our volunteers. Sadly, at this time, we have no volunteers available.
We have a large parish filled with wonderful people who are always willing to give. Won’t you PLEASE consider this important ministry? It only takes about a half hour of your time. We will train you and help you along the way. If you already take Communion to someone, would you please consider helping out and adding another Parishioner to your visit? 

If you feel touched by the Holy Spirit and can help out where we really need you, please call the parish office and let Denise or Kim know.

Or call Roseann Gomez at 313-792-0617 and leave a message.

Thank you and may God bless you.
Roseann Gomez / Christian Service Commission

 

 
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 ARE CANCELLED.

This includes morning and evening  Daily Mass, the Parish Office,
Faith  Formation, CYO sports (games and practices), Fish Fry, Scouts, Choir
and ALL other events, gatherings or meetings.
These cancellations are in force FOR THE ENTIRE DAY
(morning through evening),
even if the weather improves throughout the day.
This policy is in place for the safety of all.

*The only exception to this policy will be for previously scheduled funerals and that decision will be made at the discretion of the pastor.

 

 

Daily Readings

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Monday in the Octave of Easter

Monday, April 22, 2019

Reading 1 Acts 2:14, 22-33

On the day of Pentecost, Peter stood up with the Eleven,
raised his voice, and proclaimed:
“You who are Jews, indeed all of you staying in Jerusalem.
Let this be known to you, and listen to my words.

“You who are children of Israel, hear these words.
Jesus the Nazorean was a man commended to you by God
with mighty deeds, wonders, and signs,
which God worked through him in your midst, as you yourselves know.
This man, delivered up by the set plan and foreknowledge of God,
you killed, using lawless men to crucify him.
But God raised him up, releasing him from the throes of death,
because it was impossible for him to be held by it.
For David says of him:

I saw the Lord ever before me,
with him at my right hand I shall not be disturbed.
Therefore my heart has been glad and my tongue has exulted;
my flesh, too, will dwell in hope,
because you will not abandon my soul to the nether world,
nor will you suffer your holy one to see corruption.
You have made known to me the paths of life;
you will fill me with joy in your presence.


My brothers, one can confidently say to you
about the patriarch David that he died and was buried,
and his tomb is in our midst to this day.
But since he was a prophet and knew that God had sworn an oath to him
that he would set one of his descendants upon his throne,
he foresaw and spoke of the resurrection of the Christ,
that neither was he abandoned to the netherworld
nor did his flesh see corruption.
God raised this Jesus;
of this we are all witnesses.
Exalted at the right hand of God,
he poured forth the promise of the Holy Spirit
that he received from the Father, as you both see and hear.”

Responsorial Psalm Ps 16:1-2a and 5, 7-8, 9-10, 11

R. (1) Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.
or:
R. Alleluia.
Keep me, O God, for in you I take refuge;
I say to the LORD, “My Lord are you.”
O LORD, my allotted portion and my cup,
you it is who hold fast my lot.
R. Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.
or:
R. Alleluia.
I bless the LORD who counsels me;
even in the night my heart exhorts me.
I set the LORD ever before me;
with him at my right hand I shall not be disturbed.
R. Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.
or:
R. Alleluia.
Therefore my heart is glad and my soul rejoices,
my body, too, abides in confidence;
Because you will not abandon my soul to the nether world,
nor will you suffer your faithful one to undergo corruption.
R. Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.
or:
R. Alleluia.
You will show me the path to life,
fullness of joys in your presence,
the delights at your right hand forever.
R. Keep me safe, O God; you are my hope.
or:
R. Alleluia.

Alleluia Ps 118:24

R. Alleluia, alleluia.
This is the day the LORD has made;
let us be glad and rejoice in it.
R. Alleluia, alleluia.

Gospel Mt 28:8-15

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went away quickly from the tomb,
fearful yet overjoyed,
and ran to announce the news to his disciples.
And behold, Jesus met them on their way and greeted them.
They approached, embraced his feet, and did him homage.
Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid.
Go tell my brothers to go to Galilee,
and there they will see me.”

While they were going, some of the guard went into the city
and told the chief priests all that had happened.
The chief priests assembled with the elders and took counsel;
then they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,
telling them, “You are to say,
‘His disciples came by night and stole him while we were asleep.’
And if this gets to the ears of the governor,
we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.”
The soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed.
And this story has circulated among the Jews to the present day.
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