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Friday, October 19, 2018
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Announcement about Adam Maher’s Ordination:

Adam Maher will be ordained on Friday, June 1st.

We have obtained a 56 Passenger Bus for those who wish to attend.

Seating is limited. Cost will be $10.00 per person.

Pickup will be at St. Joseph’s, (Sandusky) and St. Elizabeth’s (in the parking lot of Scottie’s Quick Stop M-46).

Call Gail Maher810-622-9249 or Text; 810-300-5938 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Details on departure time will be available later



White Elephant Sale

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It’s that time again!

White Elephant News!
You can bring your treasurers to the building across from the Church & Rectory.  The ladies will be working on Wednesdays and Fridays until the sale,  between 9 and 12:00 PM.

Dates of the White Elephant Sale is , Sept 27th (Pre Sale) & Sept 28th, Sept 29th and Sept. 30th.

Not accepting clothes, computers, printers etc. If you have any questions you may call Rose Lilly at 1-810-359-7610

Get Your Big Raffle Tickets

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It is that time again!  

We are now selling the Big Raffle Tickets ($5) for the evangelizing mission of the Catholic Community Foundation of Mid Michigan.

They award thousands of dollars in grants for various projects in the diocese.

Our parish has received various grants through the years.

The prizes are a car, $5000 home improvement, airfare for two anywhere in the US.

You may purchase your tickets at the parish office’s. Drawings will be held March 15, 2018

Tickets are $5 each.

Tickets will be available on the weekends after Mass, at the Knights of Columbus Fish Fries, at St. Denis Office and St. Mary's office.  

If you are interested in selling $100 worth please call Kathleen Marschall at 622-9904 ext. 2.  Please support this event and help Ave Maria reach our goal.



Soup and Stations of the Cross, 2018

supperWhen:  Tuesdays, Feb 20th, March 6th and March 20th at St. Denis. 

Feb. 27, March 13th at St. Mary’s 

Time:  Dinner begins at 6:00 pm followed by Stations at 7:00 pm.

This is a great opportunity to bring your non-Catholic friends to join in the meal and hear an explanation of the Stations. 

We hope to see you there.

Can You Help?

To the Members of Ave Maria Parish,

Project Blessing of Lexington is experiencing a larger than normal demand for assistance this winter, and therefore is running short of many items necessary to help our neighbors in need.

Besides the food items, we provide personal hygiene products.

We need your help in receiving donations of the following products:

  • Bath/bar soap,
  • Shampoo, any brand,
  • Razors, disposable Type,
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes, child/adult sizes
  • Dish soap, liquid, any size
  • Laundry soap, liquid any size,
  • Deodorant, men’s and women’s,
  • Kleenex, any size,
  • Paper Towels &Toilet Paper,

We greatly appreciate your continuous efforts to support Project Blessing. Non perishable food items are also always in need. 

Ave Maria Men's Group

When: Every Thursday morning beginning at 7:45 am to pray with the up coming Readings for Sunday.  

Where: St. Mary's Center.

All men of the parish are welcome to attend.  Any new comers are always appreciated. 

Coffee and Donuts with all the fixings will take place on the second Sunday of the month at St. Mary’s Center following the 8:30 AM Mass.

Coffee, Tea, Milk, Juice, donuts, homemade breakfast Breads and more! 

Regular Parish Events: 



Adoration Sunday

Every third Sunday of the Month, at St. Mary's Church from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

"Come and spend an hour with Me!."

Or Join the Sisters for an hour of Adoration

Daily at 5:00 pm.  Call for chapel location

(810) 622-9904 x 3

Monday Night at the Movies:

Every Monday there will be a Holy Hour of Adoration at St. Mary's Church followed by an inspirational movie and potluck supper.  Holy Hour begins at 5:00 pm.  If you cannot be there for the entire hour, come when you can!  All are Welcome!

This is a great family event and will help to introduce you to other parish members or an opportunity to introduce others to our Church.  Bring your family and your friends.  Potluck main dish is provided by the Sisters. 

Praying With Scripture


We will resume on Thursday September 6th.

Perhaps this is the year you would like to join us on Thursday evenings to spend some time in prayer reflecting on Scripture. It’s hard to believe that this begins our 8th year. This gathering of men and women from all parts of Ave Maria Parish meet in parishioners’ homes and pray with the Scripture readings for the coming Sunday. We find it enriches our experience of the Liturgy of the Word at Mass on Sunday and offers a rich experience of being “A House Church,” much like those of the early Christians.

Please consider joining us. We are always delighted to see new faces.

When: Thursday evenings at 7:00 pm, Sept. thru May.

Where: Please call for this week’s location….You’ll receive a schedule at the first meeting you attend if you decide to continue.

For more information or directions, please call Margaret West: 810-679-3906

Hope you can join us for an enriching evening with the Word of the Lord!

All are Welcome!