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Wednesday, February 21: NO CLASS (Mid-Winter Break)

Sunday, February 25, at 2:45PM: FEED THE NEEDY - 7th Grade Service Project

Wednesday, February 28, at 6:15PM: Class (Benediction for K-4th)

Thank you! Carroll & Paul Schuller, (586) 726-6911, ext. 112, or p_schuller@yahoo.com

 

February Movies

Sunday, February 18, 3:00PM: “Reluctant Saint (St. Joseph of Cupertino)” (1962 / NR / 1 hour 45 minutes)

Joseph of Cupertino, a simple young man thought by many in his village to be an idiot, is pressured to enter a monastery. He does so, and surprises everyone by passing the entrance exam to study for the priesthood. But this is only the first of many surprises from the man who would become Saint Joseph Cupertino. Movie is appropriate and fun for all ages!

Sunday, February 18, 4:45PM: “Bakhita - From Slave to Saint” (NR / 3 hourss 17 minutes)

Born in a village in Sudan, Bakhita was kidnapped by slavers, often beaten and abused, and later sold to Federico Marin, a Venetian merchant, Bakhita then came to Italy and became the nanny servant of Federico's daughter, Aurora, who had lost her mother at birth. She is treated as an outcast by the peasants and the other servants due to her black skin and African background, but Bakhita is kind and generous to others. Bakhita gradually comes closer to God with the help of the kind village priest, and embraces the Catholic faith. Movies is in Italian with English subtitles. Appropriate for teens and up.

 

LENTEN FISH FRY FEBRUARY 16 4PM TO 7PM Served on the Following Fridays in Lent: February 23 & March 2, 9, 16 & 23

Served in the Father Mikus Hall 4:00PM-7:30PM Please Join Us for a Delicious Lenten Fish Dinner!

Menu Items Include:

Salmon (Grilled or Blacked), Beer-Battered Cod, Butterfly Shrimp, Popcorn Shrimp, French Fries

Freshly-Made Clam Chowder & Macaroni & Cheese, Rice, Veggies, Coleslaw

Soda, Coffee, Tea

Carry-Outs are also available

Questions: Jon Ruthenbeck, (248) 953-9053

 

Nicaragua Mission Trip Information Meeting * Sunday, February 18

Thanks to the generosity of Fr. Libor, the Men’s Club, Knights of Columbus, and the parishioners from Ss. Cyril and Methodius, we will be returning to Nicaragua in 2018. We will again be repairing roofs, painting, and building up Paul Rush's Guadalupe Garden's Mission Center, in San Marcos. Some of us will be visiting successful Nicaraguan ministries, feeding neighborhood children, visiting the only women’s drug rehabilitation center in Nicaragua, and visiting families in our door-to-door evangelization.

Fr. Robert Rindos (the chaplain for Keiser University) will oversee our early morning Holy Hours and Holy Masses, and hear confessions before each Holy Mass, so it will seem as if we never left Ss. Cyril and Methodius. Each evening will end with the Chaplet of Divine Mercy and group recollection of the day among our Nicaraguan brothers and sisters.

Members of Ss. Cyril and Methodius parish need to know that they will stand prominently in our prayers on the mission. In fact, none of our missions to Nicaragua could have happened without the generous support of so many parishioners.

We will have a meeting for those interested in the 2018 trip on February 18 after the 9:30AM Holy Mass, in Room #117. Our fundraising has already begun, THANKS to the Men’s Club and their Lenten Fish Fries.

 

Grief Support for Widows and Widowers Begins Next Sunday, February 18

All Widows and Widowers are welcome to join us for four bereavement sessions at Ss. Cyril & Methodius Parish. We will meet on Sundays, February 18 & 25 and March 4 & 11 after the 1:30PM Holy Mass. We will meet in Room #112. There is a $5 fee to cover the cost of materials.

To register and for additional information, please call: Donna, (586) 781-6904

 

The Bible and the Virgin Mary: Journey Through Scripture

Mondays at 7:00 p.m.

February 19 – April 23, 2018

Room #112

The Bible and the Virgin Mary examines the role of Mary in salvation history. We will learn about Mary’s role as the New Eve, the Ark of the New Covenant, and the Queen Mother.

We will also explore Catholic doctrine regarding the Blessed Virgin and learn about Vatican-approved apparitions of Our Lady. Please join us as we learn more about our incredible Mother!

For more information, please contact: Mary Bann (248) 459-8965 or mary@marybann.com

 

Life Teen High School Ministry * Monday, February 19

“Need – A Life Night on Poverty”

7:00PM - 8:45PM in the Parish Hall

Also, mark your calendar for Monday, February 26, for a night on “Hard Sayings in Scripture.”

Y Disciple Small Groups for High School Teens

Is your teen ready to grow deeper? Consider starting a Y Disciple small group! We are also looking for more small group mentors – Catholic adults age 21 and up who commit to walking with teens on their faith journey.

More Info: Monica Majcher, smallgroupcyril@gmail.com

For Life Teen information, or to be added to the mailing list, please contact: Alexandria Lewis, (586) 641-7672 or Lifeteencyril912@gmail.com

 

EDGE Middle School Ministry * Thursday, February 22

“Unique to Our Faith - Catholic Beliefs and Traditions”

7:00PM - 8:45PM in the Sofa Room at the Activity Center

Also, join us for an EDGE Night on Thursday, March 1, for a night on “Catholic Rules and Disciplines.”

Questions and new teens who would like to register

(can register at the EDGE Night), please contact:

Alexandria Lewis, (586) 641-7672 or edgecyril678@gmail.com

 

Junior High & High school Students

Pro-Life Student Poster Contest

Knights of Columbus, St. Nicholas Sterling Heights (Council 7011) announces the start of its 2018 Pro-Life Student Poster Contest! The Theme is “It’s Cool to be Pro-Life!”

Cash prizes of $100 for 1st prize, $50 for second prize and a $20 gift certificate to Faith @ Work for 3rd place winner for each group (grades7/8, 9/10 and 11/12). Contest forms and instructions can be obtained from your youth group leader or from the Parish Office. All posters must be submitted NO LATER THAN Friday, February 23.

 

St. Monica Sodality Mass * Sunday, February 25 1:30pm Mass

As we try to draw closer to Jesus this Lent, let us pray that our hearts will be truly transformed to the Will of God. The more conformed we are to Jesus, the more effectively we can assist those around us.

 

Blood Drive * Tuesday, March 27

Our next Blood Drive is during Holy Week on Tuesday, March 27. The Blood Drive will take place from 1:00PM-6:45PM.

Consider:

I Gave my Blood, Christ Gave His.

I Gave a Pint, He Gave All.

The Needle is Sharp and Small,

The Nails were Large and Blunt.

The Bed is Soft and Restful,

The Cross was Rough and Painful.

The Nurses are Kind and Gentle,

The Soldiers were Cruel and Tough.

Humanity Applauds my Sacrifice,

The Crowds He Passed Reviled Him.

My Blood is O Positive, His is Positively for All.

Mine will Prolong Life for Awhile, His Will Save Forever!

 

The American Red Cross’ blood supply is critically low. Please sign up today on the schedule in the vestibule or call the Parish Office, (586) 726-691. Without the proper amount of blood on-hand, patients (perhaps even our family members or friends) may not have blood available for necessary operations or emergen-cies. Please HELP SAVE LIVES. Sign up today!

Questions, please call:

Parish Office, (586) 726-6911