Our Mission:​

We, the parishioners of St. Martin de Porres of Warren, 

reflecting the qualities of our patron saint, strive to
proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ, celebrate the mystery of God’s love 
​in our midst, and serve one another and the wider human community,

thus continuing the ​Mission of Jesus Christ.

​- Reviewed and approved by the Parish Pastoral Council June, 2016 


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for St. Martin de Porres  8GMZQ4

June 8, 2019 

Dear Brothers and Sisters, 

Praise be to Jesus Christ, now and forever! 

At the first Pentecost, Christ came to His apostles and breathed onto them the transforming power of the Holy Spirit. 

He breathes on us today, his faithful in the Archdiocese of Detroit. We find ourselves very much like the apostles who were gathered in a room. Like them, our hearts rejoice when we encounter Jesus. Like them, he sends us on a mission and gives us his Holy Spirit so that we may go out and Unleash the Gospel. God is pouring out his Spirit so we can continue the work of the apostles. The Spirit enables us to proclaim the Good News to those in our families, workplaces and communities. The Holy Spirit, our Advocate, gives us the courage to continue our missionary journey. 

And on this day, I would like to announce the next phase of our movement to Unleash the Gospel: the renewal of our parishes. For the Gospel to truly be unleashed, we must re-found our parishes so that everything we do — how we pray, how we minister, how we serve — leads us to be more effective witnesses to the Gospel. 

This next phase of our missionary journey will require prayer, innovation, and hard work so that our parish communities become what God made them to be: places where individuals and families encounter Jesus anew, grow as his disciples, and are equipped to be witnesses of the Risen Christ. 

To spark this transformation, each parish in the Archdiocese will create a plan to realign all its activity and ministry to our shared mission to Unleash the Gospel. These missionary strategic plans will provide the direction and focus for each parish’s missionary transformation. 

Today, ten parishes in the Archdiocese will begin the process of creating these plans. I am grateful for the apostolic courage of these first pastors and their parishes. Other parishes will follow early next year and more will continue after.

This is nothing short of a complete overhaul of our Church in Detroit — a task too great to do on our own. But we are not alone. Christ is with us. We cannot fail, because we are in communion with the risen Jesus and we act in the power of his Spirit. 

So, I ask you to join me in prayer. Let us pray for the Holy Spirit to come and transform our hearts and our parishes. Let us pray for boldness in our plans and efforts. Let us pray that each one of our parishes may discern how it is called to Unleash the Gospel with its unique set of gifts and circumstances. 

As a parish and individually at home, from now and until the feast of Christ the King, let us join in this Prayer for the Next Phase of Unleash the Gospel: 

Heavenly Father,
Thank you for the abundant graces of Synod 16:
for awakening in us the vision and resolve
to become again your Church on mission,
eagerly working together to “make disciples of all nations,”
according to our commission from the Lord Jesus.
Pour out upon us your Holy Spirit, as a new Pentecost,
to guide us in our next phase in our movement to Unleash the Gospel.
By his power at work in us, transform our parishes
into bands of joyful missionary disciples.
Come Holy Spirit:
Set our hearts on fire to share the Good News of Jesus with all those
who stumble in darkness, who hunger for hope, who thirst for eternal life.
Above all, grant us the boldness and courage of the apostles
to put the mission above all else,
so that our community becomes the spark
to ignite the fire of divine love that transforms this time and this place
into the Kingdom of Heaven.
We pray through the intercession of Our Lady, 
Star of the New Evangelization,
and her mother, our Patron, St. Anne;
and in the spirit of Blessed Solanus we thank you ahead of time
for “accomplishing in us far more than all we ask or imagine.”
We ask all of this in the all-powerful name of the Lord Jesus Christ,
who lives and reigns forever.

Sincerely yours in Christ,

The Most Reverend Allen H. Vigneron Archbishop of Detroit.

My "Nick"el's Worth

St. Martin de Porres

St. Martin de Porres
By: Fr. Nick Zukowski​    Parish Pastoral Council    Parish Finance Council

Gary McMenamin
Fr. Nick Zukowski

Fr. Nick Zukowski, Pastor
Homily: 16 June 2019    

Mike Garcia
Homily: 09 June 2019Christian Service: 
John Dauffenbach
Council Members:
Homily: 02 June 2019
Zora Dziurman

Jerry Cipkowski
Bill Edwards
Homily: 27 May 2019Finance
Fr. Nick Zukowski

Mike Kostrzeba
Larry Lage

Homily: 26 May 2019Knights of Columbus:
Ed Sobczak 

3-Minute TeachingsWorship: 
Jerry Cipkowski

Central Macomb Vicariate Rep
Gary McMenamin

Meetings are held the
Meetings are quarterly as

first of the month at 7:00 p.m.needed, on the first Tuesday
 All parishioners are welcomeof the month at 1:30 p.m.



  • Vacation Bible School June 17 thru 21, from 9:30am until noon
  • Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 8:30am Mass, June 23, and before the 11am Mass. Benediction at 10:45
  • Parish Ushers meet in the Parish Center Thursday, June 27, at 7:00pm
  • Peters Pence Collection June 29 & 30
  • Mission Trip Prayer Clock Sign-up June 29
  • Holiday Giving Program collects shampoo and deoderant in June
  • Visit the Faith Formation page for forms and information on Fall 2019 CF classes.
  • Parish Mission Trip to Kentucky, July 14 thru 20

​St. Martin de Porres

Director of Music Ministries 

Please click here
for job description
and application information

Mass Schedule

5:00 p.m.

8:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Monday  Tuesday  Friday
9:30 a.m. 

7:00 p.m. 

​Wednesday 7:45 p.m.

Saturday 3:00 p.m.

or call the Parish Office
for an appointment

Perpetual Help Prayers

Wednesday, 6:25 p.m.

Mass 7:00 p.m.


Mondays 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. 


is going to change at St. Martin de Porres Parish. Our Director
of Music Ministries, Mr. John Mc Govern, had decided to begin
a new chapter of his life – “semi-retirement.” John will be
with us full-time as usual until the end of the year, and
may be available to play at weekday and Funeral Masses after
that. The search is on now to find a new Director who will 
oversee all of our music ministry and play for the Masses on
​weekends and special holy days and holidays throughout the year. Please pray that we find a qualified liturgical musician to fit the bill. And thank you, John, for 28 years of dedicated and quality music ministry at St. Martin de Porres!


Next Sunday is the Feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, also known as the Feast of Corpus Christi. We will have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament (the Most Holy Eucharist) next Sunday at the end of the 8:30 AM Mass, with silent Adoration until Benediction at 10:45 AM. We would like to dedicate that Holy Hour for the cause of Life. For the respect for all life, for the end of all abortions, and for the respect of religious freedom to live out our Right to Life as Christians. Please stay a little longer after the 8:30 AM Mass, or come a little early for the 11:00 AM Mass and join us in our Prayer for Life.

Fr. Nick Zukowski

Please read below the letter from
Archbishop Vigneron, 
“Sent on Mission”,
the next theme of Unleash the Gospel 

Are you registered at St. Martin de Porres?
Do you receive envelopes from us every other month?
If the answer is no, then
​more than likely are not a registered parishioner. 

Please click the link to print out our registration form and return it to the parish center.
Thank you.

Welcome to St. Martin de Porres Church

St Martin de Porres Church

31555 Hoover RD
Warren, MI 48093

Rev. Nicholas Zukowski, Pastor
Rev. Mr. Marion Jurewicz,​ Deacon

Tel: (586) 264-7515
 Fax: (586) 264-4013


 Please remember to make your CSA check out to:
Archdiocese of Detroit—CSA
 Or give online by clicking here

We have the month of June to reach our target of $92,837. 

Please give prayerful consideration to your donation this year. We can’t reach ​our goal without your help!
Thank you and God Bless.

Visit our CSA page for information on our 2019 campaign

​​Details about upcoming events can be found here or in the weekly
Parish Bulletin