Wednesday, November 26: BENEDICTION AT 6:00PM

Thursday, November 27: NO OVERNIGHT ADORATION

Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28: OFFICE CLOSED!

Advent/ Giving Tree Projects - 2014  (PDF HERE)


Catechism Corner   Catechism begins at 6:15PM and ends at 7:30PM, so please arrive promptly to drop off and pick up your child.

Please watch your speed in and around the church parking lots. We have many little students and at any time one could dart in front of your vehicle! MANY PARENTS drive much to fast. Please slow down before you hit one of the children crossing the lots. Many of these speeders are parents who get there late and need to drop their children off at both church and activity building.

Class/Benediction Schedule:

Wednesday, November 26: NO CLASS - Happy Thanksgiving!

Questions, please contact: Directors of Religious Education: Paul or Carroll Schuller, (586) 254-9212

Catechism Cancelation Notification 

It is your responsibility to check if class has been cancelled. You can check our website. It would say “classes cancelled” a decision will be made by 1:00pm day of classes. Normally it says “No Closures” Please look for this before you need it. Also See Safety Concerns, Guidelines for a sick Child here

Advent wreaths, candles and calendars, Grave blankets and wreaths, Advent Magnificat Companion, home-made cabbage rolls and many more Advent and Christmas items will be available for purchase after all the Holy Masses on November 29-30. For more information: Mary Hale at (586) 773-8261

St. Cyril Book Club "The Forty Dreams of St. John Bosco" is the book selected for the month of November. St. Cyril's Book Club will meet on Monday, November 24, at 7:00PM in Room #112. This book can be purchased on line or at Faith@Work at (248) 250-9216. Come join us!

Life Teen High School Ministry   "Kingdom Come" Monday, November 24, 6:15-9:00PM This night is part of our Scripture Series. It will be focusing on how Jesus came to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom of God in our midst, specifically in the Gospels of Luke and Matthew. The night includes a meal, and the message will be broken open through a game, a talk given by one of our Core Members, and Adoration.

*NO Bible Study This Wednesday* (Final Dates for Timeline Bible Study Series: Wednesdays, December 3, 10 & 17)

Camp Covecrest (Tiger, Georgia): July 27-August 1, 2015 Information Meeting for Parents:  Monday, December 1, 7:30-8:15PM * For over 10 years, Life Teen International has provided experiences at Camp Covecrest where high school teens are able to encounter God working in their lives. When a teen goes to Camp Covecrest, they begin to experience a bigger and better life than they ever thought possible.

What Camp Covecrest Offers High School Teens: Ropes courses, messy games, many opportunities to encounter God through the Sacraments, powerful talks given by some of the best speakers in Catholic Youth Ministry, dynamic worship lead by some of the most gifted music ministers, a chance to develop a deeper and more meaningful prayer life, a time to strengthen existing friendships and create new ones…the list goes on! Visit  for the promotional video.

Information Meeting for Parents: 20 teens will have the opportunity to experience Camp Covecrest. Interested in your son or daughter being one of those blessed teens? Come to the parent information meeting on Monday, December 1, from 7:30-8:15PM in Room 118. (This meeting will take place during the Life Night for the high school teens.) Cost: $495 per camper

For updates on our events, visit us on Facebook: "Ss. Cyril & Methodius Life Teen Ministry" Questions: Youth Minister & Life Teen Coordinator, Jordan Langbeen, (586) 943-1722

EDGE Youth Ministry  Edge will NOT meet this coming Monday (November 24), but we are keeping the teens and their families in our prayers.

Our next EDGE Night will be Monday, December 1, at 6:15PM—9:00PM. We look forward to celebrating Advent and learning more about the mystery of the Incarnation. Beginning in December, ALL EDGE Nights will begin with Holy Mass in the main church and end in the Activity Center at 9:00PM. Questions about EDGE: Alexandria Lewis (317) 331-4772 or

Festival Choir Rehearsals Begins Those who are interested in singing with the Festival Choir for Christmas are invited to join rehearsals beginning Tuesday, November 25. Rehearsals will be held in Room #119 and will run from 7:00—8:30PM. This choir will be preparing to sing for the Christmas Midnight Mass. The men of the parish are highly encouraged to consider participating in this ministry.

Looking for Instrumentalists, If you are an instrumentalist, please consider offering your musical talents at special liturgies throughout the year. Of particular help would be those who can play the following instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, French horn, violin, and cello. Stephanie Yu, Director of Music,

Children’s Choir A Christmas Nativity Rehearsal takes place on Saturday, November 29, from 1:00—3:00PM for all children interested in singing with the choir or reading for Mass.

The first rehearsal for the Christmas Nativity will be Saturday, December 6, from 1:00—3:00PM. It is open to all youth from 1st Grade to 12th Grade. If you have questions regarding the Children’s Choir: Bethany Cabrera,

Our Lady’s Rosary Makers  meeting will be this week, November 26, in Room #113 from 1:00-3:00PM.For more information, please call: Jo Ann, (586) 979-1078 or Helen, (586) 469-3181

YOLO Young Adult Ministry  We do hope to see you on Friday, November 28. We will be hosting a young adult dance starting at 7:00PM in the Fr. Mikus Hall. It is a semiformal event. $10 for early registration and $12 at the door. All proceeds will benefit Image of God crisis pregnancy center in Detroit. Image of God is looking to expand and open a new location as they recognize an even greater need for this ministry in Detroit.

If you cannot make it to the event but would like to donate to this organization, please contact me

Mr. Jason Spranger (DJ Spranger) will be our DJ for the evening. There is going to be awesome food, music, and company! It’s going to be a great night!

In December our events will consist of a night on Divine Mercy (12/5), we will be celebration the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (12/12), and hosting a Christmas Party (12/19)!

please contact: Facebook page: YOLO Live 4 Christ or Mary Giroux,

Fellowship after the 9:30AM Sunday Holy Mass on November 30 hosted by Our Lady Mother of Mercy Secular Discalced Carmelites. Come and enjoy coffee, bagels and muffins with your friends, and meet new ones. Information, please contact: Mary Richards, (586) 323-4037.  

Light Weigh One King Light Weigh One King is a safe and biblical way to lose weight. We will begin our next 12-week session for Light Weigh One King at 1:00PM on Monday, December 1. We would love to have new members join us. For more information, please contact: Donna, (586) 781-6904 or 

Northland Family Planning Prayer News Please join us for peaceful Pro-Life prayers outside Northland Family Planning Clinic on Saturday, December 6 at 11:30AM As we prepare at Advent for the Birth of Our Lord, let us pray for parents and expectant parents - that they may always trust in God, and for children - that they receive God's gifts of life and love. Prayer begins outside the clinic (located at 3810 17 Mile Road - just west of Ryan Road) and should last about an hour (rain, snow or cold). See the Northland Family Planning flier on the church bulletin board for other weekday prayer info. Anne Marie, (586) 873-2004 or Eleanor, (586) 939-5683

Rosary Society Meeting The month of December we will celebrate Christmas with our Christmas Luncheon which will take place after the Holy Mass and Rosary on Saturday, December 6. The luncheon may only be attended by Rosary Society members who have paid in advance. We look forward to having our next meeting on January 3, 2015 in which all who are 18 and over are welcome to attend

Krispy Kreme Donut Sales Fundraiser benefitting Junior Sarisan Slovak Folk Ensemble on Sunday, December 7, after the 7:30AM, 9:30AM, 11:30AM & 1:30PM Masses while they last! Grab your dozen to enjoy and support the children’s dance group! 

Midwest Apologetics Conference January 24, 2015, Flyer Here Registration is now open to attend the 2015 Mid-west Catholic Apologetics Conference II being held on Saturday, January 24, 2015  Registration form here

Speakers include four nationally-known Catholic authors and apologists: Tim Staples, Stephen Ray, Marcus Grodi and Gary Michuta.

Conference begins with the Holy Mass celebrated by Fr. Ben Luedtke at 7:30AM, followed by the Conference which ends at 3:30PM.

Cost: $25 (*Adult Pre-Registration by January 15)  $15 (Student Registration) / $30 (Walk-In Registration)

*Light box lunch is provided to all pre-registered attendees (those who register by January 15).

November is All Souls’ month. In Christian charity and love, we pray for the Holy Souls in Purgatory and offer Masses for the relief of their suffering. We especially remember our dearly departed relatives and friends. For this reason, you are invited to list the names of your loved ones in our Remembrance Book, which will be placed in the vestibule this week.

November 2013 – October 2014 Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord

Edward Frazho, Sr. Barbara Brys, James M. Megel, Henry C. Bardy, Mary M. Schwarz, Marie Korenek

Emilia Schwarz, Frances E. Openchowski, Phyllis Edwards, Henry T. Wiegers, Paul J. Kozlowski

Bill Manfredo, Vincenzo Randazzo, Esther Rosenkranz, Christine T. Dzon, Adela C. Madrazo

Alojz Krajcirovic, Eleanor A. Gietzen, Eleanor G. Plec, Susan M. Ruth, Eva M. Maiuri, Michael A. DeFillippo

Fr. Valentine Gattari, Robert G. Nowak, Jr., Filomena D’Onofrio, Ludmila Bucko

Listed above are the names of our dearly departed parishioners and friends who entered Eternal Life during the past year. Family, friends, and fellow parishioners are invited to the Memorial Mass and Service to be held for their intentions.

Calix is an association of Catholic members of Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon who wish to develop their faith more fully as it relates to their recovery. One need not be Catholic or a member of a 12-Step program to attend. If you or a loved one struggle with alcohol or other drugs, you are welcome.

We meet on the third Thursday of each month at 8:00PM in the Activity Center. Please enter by the 18 Mile West door. Matthew Talbot, pray for us. For more information, please contact: Larry or Cassie Giroux, (586) 739-5297

Eucharistic Adoration Thursdays

Ss. Cyril & Methodius Parish has a weekly opportunity for Eucharistic Adoration beginning after the 7:00PM Thursday night Holy Mass, and continuing until the 9:00AM Friday morning Holy Mass. We could use a little help as people’s schedules change. Please consider coming in to show your love for our Eucharistic Lord. Our great need right now is between Midnight to 1:00AM and 1:00AM to 2:00AM. Thank you to all adorers who have been able to keep their commitments.

Come and find out what we already know. God cannot be outdone in generosity. Please prayerfully consider taking on an hour. For more information, call Becky Bueche, (586) 781-4635 or write 

Electronic Giving Now Available If you would like to have your church donation automatically sent from your bank to ours, please see the authorization form in the vestibule. Questions: please contact Suzanne Navarre, (586) 726-6911, or Form here

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