Give Thanks with Online Giving


To support your parish if you are able, you can easily go to online giving and either set up for weekly donations or a one time donation. We need your support now more than ever.

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Sign up, or see your giving history at anytime by logging in at our Parish's web page at  Connect Now.


OR - Give through the AoD!


St. Martin de Porres Parish, Warren, has an online-giving link for weekly offering and for the CSA via the Archdiocese. The online-giving domain is: https://give.aod.org


Give to the CSA online 


A GIFT TO THE CSA IS A GIFT TO YOUR PARISH!

If you are still prayerfully considering your CSA pledge, you may mail your completed pledge card in the pre-addressed envelope that is provided you. You may also pledge your gift to our parish campaign by giving online at GiveCSA.org.




Contribution Statements for 2022 Available


2022 Contribution Statements are now available upon request. The completed form may be dropped in a collection box or at the Parish Center.


Click here to download, print, and return the form



First Friday Eucharistic Adoration February 3


Eucharistic Adoration from Noon to 3:00 p.m. Benediction at 3:00 p.m. Come join us and spend some quiet time with our Lord.




Sacrament of Confirmation Mass Saturday February 4

On Saturday, February 4th, we welcome BISHOP GERARD BATTERSBY to the 5PM Mass to celebrate the sacrament of CONFIRMATION with our candidates.

The candidates from St. Ephrem’s will also be joining us. Please keep all involved in your prayers this week.




Blessing of Throats at weekend Masses February 4 & 5


Friday – February 3rd is the Feast of St. Blasé

There will be a Blessing of throats (in globo) following the homily and at all the Masses on February 4 & 5.




Return Old Palm Branches February 11 & 12 and 18 & 19


Lent begins on Wednesday, February 22. Old palm branches can be returned to the baskets in the back of church the weekends of Feb. 11-12 and 18-19 to be burned for Ash Wednesday.




World Marriage Day - February 12


World Marriage Day, held each year on the second Sunday in February, honors the lifelong commitment of husband and wife. World Marriage Day events provide the visible sign of support couples need to continue to make the daily decision to love one another. 


A special blessing will be given to all married couples the weekend of February 11 & 12.




Pączki & Coffee served on Fat Tuesday February 21 10am - noon


Join us February 21, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon in the Parish Center for  Pączki & Coffee. 

Sponsored by the ACWC. Free will offering.



New Altar Server Training - Saturday March 4


Men and women, boys and girls who are baptized and have received their First Communion are invited to join the ministry of altar serving.

Schedules are flexible. We need you. Please come to the training 
SATURDAY, MARCH 4TH 1:00-2:30 PM
MEET IN CHURCH




Ladies Lenten Retreat Wednesday, March 29


Discovering the Mysteries of Holy Week

with speaker Fr. Dan Crosby OFM Capuchin

of Detroit's Solanus Casey Center

 
Wednesday, March 29, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm 
at St. Martin de Porres Parish Center  $30.00 includes lunch. 

Please register before March 22. Click here for registration form



Saints Among The Saints Family of Parishes Coming Events:



Walk Among the Saints Coming to St. Michael February 10-15


We are called to be Saints! What better way to realize this calling than by taking a walk among them? This February St. Michael  will have displays in the gathering areas and Worship Space that offer an opportunity for each of us to participate in a reflective walk. In this self-paced Walk Among the Saints, learn what it takes to become a Saint, Blessed, Venerable and Servant of God.

While walking among the saint displays you’ll learn about the lives of a variety of saints and other holy people. Discover that their lives, quite often, were no different than ours. This is a great opportunity to reflect on our own saintly calling.

Fr. Mike will offer an adult/young adult formation evening on Tuesday, February 14 from 6pm-8pm. You are invited to make a mini-pilgrimage among the banners from 6pm-7pm




​Little Rock Scripture Study: The Book of Exodus at St. Blasé Parish
 
There will be a Little Rock Scripture Study on the Book of Exodus starting in February
2023 at St. Blase Catholic Church. This is a two-part study. There will only be a Monday
Morning session at 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM. Book price to be determined. If interested, please register in the St. Blase Parish Office (586) 268-2244 by February 5. Thank you.

The exodus is the central event of the Old Testament, giving meaning to everything else we find in its pages. Part One of this study takes us through the first fifteen chapters of Exodus. Part Two of this study covers the final twenty-five chapters of Exodus.

Exodus Part One Monday, February 20, 2023 to Monday, March 27, 2023
6 Lessons Includes Introduction

Exodus Part Two
Monday April 17, 2023 to Monday, May 15, 2023
5 Lessons Includes Introduction




Come Encounter Christ in a Unique Way - St Ephrem Sunday February 26

At His Feet, Women in Scripture, is a powerful drama and experience of Scripture that is relevant, holy and
meaningful.


Hosted by: St. Ephrem Sunday,  February 26 With St. Blase, St. Martin, and St. Michael Parishes 4pm (Doors open at 3:30pm) $10 ticket For information/tickets connect with your Parish Office or call 264-1230.




Saints Among The Saints Family of Parishes 


Visit the AOD Website

Our Central Macomb Vicariate Family 4 includes with St. Martin de Porres:


St. Blasé Parish

12151 E. 15 Mile Rd, Sterling Heights, 48312

Mass: Saturday - 4:00 p.m. | Sunday - 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9:30 a.m.

Confession: Saturday 3:00 p.m.


St. Ephrem Parish

38900 Dodge Park Rd

Sterling Heights, 48312

Mass: Saturday - 4:30 p.m. | Sunday - 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday: 9:00 a.m.

Confession: Wednesday 8:00 a.m.  & Saturday 3:30 p.m.

St. Michael Parish

40501 Hayes Rd

Sterling Heights 48313

Mass: Saturday 4:30 p.m. | Sunday 8:00, 9:45, & 11:30 a.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 9:30 a.m.

Confession: Saturday 3:00 p.m.




Remembering Those in Service to Our Country

We are maintaining a list of Parishioners or relatives of parishioners who are in the military. Please provide the Parish Office the following Information;

Name & Rank
Branch of Service
Where they are stationed at 
Relative of​​​

 

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How To Report Abuse

The Archdiocese of Detroit encourages individuals to

report clergy sexual abuse of minors and others – no matter when the abuse occurred. Individuals may contact local law enforcement authorities and/or they may report to

the Archdiocese of Detroit

by calling the Victim

Assistance Coordinator at

(866) 343-8055 or by 

emailing vac@aod.org In addition, the Michigan

Attorney General’s Office

can be contacted at its

toll-free reporting hotline at (844) 324-3374

(Monday through Friday,

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

or by email at aginvestigations@michigan.gov

More information about the Archdiocese’s efforts to

address abuse may be found 

at protect.aod.org.


St. Martin de Porres Church News

Other Local Events and Ministries




St. Isaac Jogues School Open House - February 2


Thursday, February 2 - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
21100 Madison, St. Clair Shores, 48081
586.771.3525


Prospective families - come and see what our remarkable school has to offer students from Preschool to 8th grade.




Right To Life - Warren/Center Line Banquet Friday February 17 2023

When: Friday, February 17, 2023
What: Right to Life Warren/Center Line Banquet – LOVE LIFE
Where: St. Josaphat Banquet Center
(26440 Ryan Road)
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: $50 per person ($475 table of 10)
Speakers: Jessica Hanna, Theresa Henderson (great LIFE stories and good inspiration for all of us)
Call the RTL Warren/Center Line Office to make your reservation for a wonderful evening of celebrating LIFE: 586-756-1945



Retrouvaille Program begins March 3


Retrouvaille has helped troubled marriages for 45 years.  Only one marriage really matters; Yours. Let us help. The next program begins March 3, 2023.

HelpOurMarriage.org or 1 – 800 – 470 - 2230 24 hrs




“Sparks and Embers” Youth Group for Grades 5-8 & 9-12

Meets Every Sunday at St. Blase Parish from 12:30 pm -- 2:30 pm. St. Blase Parish, one of the four parishes in our Family of Parishes, has an active Youth Group. It is a safe space where young people in Middle and High School can come together and share food, have fellowship, make friends, have some fun, and dive deeper into their Catholic faith without even realizing it!

We invite all youth in grades 5 -- 8 (Middle School – “Sparks”) and grades 9-12 (High School – “Embers”) to join them on Sundays from 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm at St. Blase Parish, just 1 ½ miles north of St. Martin de Porres.

All are welcome from all parishes in our Family! You just have to be open to being part of an amazing group of youth! They meet every Sunday. No need to register. They just need parental contact information when the kids are dropped off. Invite your teens and “tweens” to have some fun -- diving deeper into our faith, playing games, sharing stories, and letting youth be youth!

God is good! All the time! For more information, contact Diann Chase in the St. Blase Parish Office: 586-268-2244, Ext. 206 or at diane.chase@stblase.org.




For Widowed Men and Women

For further information about Widowed Friends and upcoming events, visit our website at www.widowedfriends.org





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
  Formation: (586) 264-7970  


    E-mail:
parishoffice@smdeporres.com


News from St. Martin de Porres ​Parish Ministries and Groups



Active Christian Women's Club

  • Feb 08 – General Meeting at 1:30 PM in Parish Center. ACWC activity for the afternoon has not been decided as of this post. 
  • Feb 20 – Mass Intention for deceased member, Peggy Gray at 9:30 AM liturgy.
  • Feb 21 – Paczki Day – ACWC will be selling Paczkis in the Parish Center from 10 AM – 12 PM.
  • Feb 22 - Ash Wednesday.
  • Feb 24 – Board Meeting at 10:30 AM in the Parish Center.
  • Feb 27 – Mass Intention for deceased member Lucille Rymiszewski at 9:30 AM liturgy.
  • Birthday Wishes to ACWC Members for the Month of February
    Pat K Feb 06
    Ghusoon A Feb 09
    Lorraine M Feb 11
    Diane B Feb 24
    Sophie W Feb 24

For the month of FebruaryACWC MEMBERS IN REMEMBERANCE - February
Lucille Rymiszewski 2022         Peggy Gray 2022

Penny Symcych 2021                 Rosemary Oldani 2020

Josephine Curzenski 2019         Ann Raney 2018
Yvonne Zalinski 2017                  Eleanor Kensicki 2016
Ellen Domzal 2015                      Jeannette Ozias 2015
Emily Horn 2012                          Beatrice Nowak 2011
Genie Stroinski 2006                  Dorothy Guzik 2004
Helen Madro 2000                     Mildred Arcome 1999
Marquerite Demeere 1996       Bernice Adamicki 1994
Rita Mestl 1991                            Mary Kolasa 1989
Dorothy Nowak 1988                 Betty Kinn 1982
Mary Pasternak 1980 

Eternal rest grant unto them O’Lord and let the perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.


Join the Pius X Council 

​The Knights of Columbus is the world's largest Catholic fraternal service organization. Founded in the United States in 1882, it is named in honor of Christopher Columbus and dedicated to the principles of  Charity, Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism.

Meetings are held the 2nd Thursday of the month in the Parish Center, Room 1


​For contact information or to learn more, visit the Council's Website




Right To Life


A few good thoughts as we continue to celebrate the gift of LIFE on our journey into 2023.

Take Time Prayer
Take time to THINK...
It is the source of power.
Take time to PLAY...
It is the secret of perpetual youth.
Take time to READ...
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to PRAY...
It is the greatest power on earth.
Take time to LOVE and BE LOVED...
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to BE FRIENDLY...
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to LAUGH...
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to GIVE...
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to WORK...
It is the price of success.
Take time to DO CHARITY...
It is the key to heaven.

Blessings to all!

Hope you can join us at the RTL:Warren/Center Line LOVE LIFE Banquet on February
17, 2023! Call Nancy at 586-206-8813.

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” Ecclesiastes 3:1

Maribeth C
Parish Rep for Right to Life




St. Martin de Porres First Saturday Memorial Association

* What is the St. Martin de Porres first Saturday Memorial Association?

It is a special offering made by parishioners through which your intentions are remembered at the 5:00 Mass to be celebrated each FIRST SATURDAY of the month throughout the entire year.

* What is the requested offering?

A yearly offering of $60.00 is asked for the intentions to be remembered at this Mass, to be celebrated on the first Saturday of each month at the 5:00 pm Mass.

* How do I list my Intentions?

You may list your intentions one of two ways. As one individual name: Mary Jones or you may list family groupings: The Jones Family. Multiple names may be listed but require an additional offering of $60.00 for each name listed.

* When will these Masses begin?

As the memorial begins to form, and intentions are submitted, we will begin the Masses in May of this year. Some have already submitted names. The “intention year” will then be from May to May. And then we begin again. If you wish to continue having 
your intentions remembered at these Masses, you will be asked to renew your offering each year.

* How do I become part of the “St. Martin de Porres First Saturday Memorial Association? 


Please submit the form at the bottom of the back page with your payment to:

Diocesan—St. Martin de Porres #557
1050 74th St. SW
Byron Center, MI 49513
For questions or for Credit/Debit payment call Susie Boone at 1-800-783-1623



Monthly Prayer Calendar

It is a privilege to pray for one another as baptized people. Here at St. Martin’s all parishioners are remembered at a Mass every weekend. Below is a list of those who are employed at St. Martin’s and those who are liturgical ministers or serve within the Archdiocese of Detroit who also need our prayers. We ask that on the day given you offer a simple prayer for that person or group that they be given the help they need to be “joyful missionary disciples.”


February

1. Fr. Nick Zukowski, Priest in Solidum (Pastor)

2. Deacon Marion Jurewicz (Permanent Deacon)
3. Sr. Pat Whalen (Worship Coordinator)
4. Sandy Acord (Director of Christian Formation)
5. Michael Adams (Music Director)
6. Jim Bedra (Weekend Maintenance)
7. Val Cimini (Weekend Maintenance)
8. Christina Corona (Director of Christian Service)
9. Zora Dziurman (Part Time Administrative Assistant)
10. Lori Isaac (Office Manager)
11. Nancy Jankovic (Weekend Maintenance)
12. Larry Lage (Part time Special Projects Manager)
13. Bruce Langlands (Contemporary Choir Director)
14. Mary Loria (Administrative Assistant)
15. John McGovern (Part time Musician)
16. Mark Miller (Evening Maintenance)
17. Jackie Sciotti (Housekeeper)
18. Brian Tomaszewski (Head of Maintenance)
19. Kelly Winn (Bookkeeper)
20. Parish Council & Commission Members
21. Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
22. Lectors
23. Ushers/Ministers of Hospitality
24. Altar Servers
25. Archbishop Allen Vigneron
26. Families of Parishes
27. Bishop Robert Fisher
28. Music Ministry