In the spring, the ministry leaders and staff of St. Michael's offered an opportunity to learn more about some of the many ministries here. On Sunday, September 22, mostly different ministries will be represented by parishioners who will share with you—not recruit you—why they joined their ministry and the impact that it's had on their … Continue reading Fall Ministries Fair
Confirmations at the Bishop's Visit, June 2019 The 1:00 pm Spanish-language Misa, or Mass with Eucharist, began at St. Michael’s 25 years ago, originally organized and supported by Fr. John Scannell and Deacon Marla McGarry-Lawrence. In the ensuing years, a strong community has developed and is now flourishing with Padre Beto Arciniega at the helm. … Continue reading Celebrating 25 years of the Misa
On my second Sunday back at St. Michael’s, I led a Forum about my sabbatical, and someone asked me if I had any surprising insights while I was traveling. Great question! I told this story: San Damiano cross While I was in Italy, I went to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. I wanted especially … Continue reading A Reflection from James’ Sabbatical
The collection of school supplies over the past month and the packing party last Sunday were both highly successful!
The family of George Smith, for whom services were held on Saturday, has asked that the Eulogy given by his daughters, Cynthia Smith and Alyssa Phelps, be posted on our website. There were many requests for the text to this war;m and funny portrait of their father and we are happy to post it here. … Continue reading Eulogy for George Ivan Smith
Many of you may have noticed the caution tape around the porch of St. Michael’s or the charred boards sitting to the sides. Around 1:00 am on the morning of July 20, a police officer driving by noticed a small fire on the porch and called the fire department. The fire was quickly extinguished, but … Continue reading St. Michael’s House porch fire
The men of the parish will gather on Saturday, October 6, as they do on the first Saturday of every month, for breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00 am at the Village Inn near Lloyd Center. This is a great opportunity to gather for food and camaraderie. New participants are always welcome!
All are invited to bring their pet/s (real, virtual or even a stuffed animal) to St. Michael’s courtyard on Saturday, October 6, to be part of a brief liturgy and celebration of the Feast of St. Francis. You’ll have the opportunity to take a photo with your pet (and St. Francis, too!) and show off … Continue reading St. Francis/Team L.I.F.E. Event