Parish News

Advent By Candlelight – December 6 - Ladies,  Make Plans to Attend  SSJP’s Advent by Candlelight  Tuesday, December 6  6:30 pm  In our Social Hall   Come, relax and  enjoy a lovely evening here prepared just for you including a delicious meal, song and a wonderful presentation by guest speaker, Sheri Wohlfert.   This event open for women of all ages.     Tickets available in our Parish Office $10 per person   Tables of 8 can be Reserved, otherwise Open Seating   ... view more
Christmas Caroling Mission – December 17 - Join us on December 17 from 6pm-8:3opm.   Help us bring joy to others as we go door to door to sing Christmas carols and collect prayer intentions. We will begin with a pizza dinner and instruction. The evening will end with hot chocolate and cookies. Please bring a dozen cookies to share and a free will donation for the pizza. Click here to RSVP or for more information. ... view more
Youth Group Lock-in – December 17/18 - The High School lock-in will take place at SSJP from 8:30pm on Dec 17th until 9am on Dec 18th (we will conclude by attending the 8:00am Mass together). The lock-in begins directly after the Christmas Caroling event (see bulletin or website for details). Students are encouraged to attend both events. 7th and 8th graders are invited to join us from 8:30pm to 10:30pm on Dec 17th (they may also attend the prior Caroling event with a parent). High School students are asked to… ... view more
Reflection on Feast of Christ the King - This weekend we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King, and I once again I stop and ask myself about the meaning of this important feast, which I personally love very much. As I stop and reflect, I have gathered a few thoughts which I would like to share with you.   Meaning of the Feast. The USCCB website on the Feast of Christ the King gives us the historical and spiritual perspective on the institution of this Feast Day… ... view more
Veterans Recognition - Saints John and Paul Church would like to establish a database of all of our veterans: living, deceased, and still serving.  We need your help if you are a veteran or a loved one of a veteran that was a member of SSJP Parish.  Steve Krajewski (user) has been asked to take on this project and he has embraced it.  To complete this project, we need a military photo (a current or late photo), any awards/decorations received, and a brief… ... view more
Come, Rest in Jesus - Please join us for: Once-a-Month 5pm Mass on Sunday This year SS. John and Paul is adding a monthly Sunday evening Mass, October through May (except for April). The 5pm Sunday evening masses are scheduled to coincide with the SSJP ENCOUNTER and G.R.A.C.E. evening programs. 5pm Masses will be held on: October 2nd November 6th December 4th January 8th February 5th March 5th April (NO Sunday      evening Mass) May 7th Adoration We encourage you to join us, as we… ... view more
Campus Beautification Projects - We hope you have noticed the additional care that’s been given to our front prayer garden.   The SSJP Gardening Angels, under the direction of Karen Hessler, have been working very hard.  We have a few new angels!  Clem Chargot has been going above and beyond sharing his time, expertise,  and treasures with our parish. We couldn’t be more grateful!   Phase I of the Parking Lot Island Project is complete.  Phase II will include planting when the season is right.   A special shout… ... view more
CSA Appeal 2022 – Fuel the Mission - Our 2022 Catholic Services Appeal is underway at SS. John and Paul Parish and we greatly appreciate your past support. CSA funds will help fund our current operating deficit and infrastructure projects planned for 2022-2023. Please prayerfully consider your gift.  The Archdiocese of  Detroit has mailed campaign information to parishioner households and are using a Minnesota company to process gifts.  However, you can drop your gift/pledge at the parish office.   Please make checks out to "Archdiocese of Detroit" with CSA… ... view more
Time and Talent Survey – SSJP Needs Your Help! - We are grateful for the many ways that parish members give of themselves—their time and talent and treasure—to help this parish live out its mission and ministry in the name of Jesus Christ. Please use the QR code or click here to view areas where help is needed in the parish in order to volunteer for new or additional areas of ministry. You may select as many areas as you like. ... view more
Please remember your Church! - During these difficult days, please remember to continue to support our parish. Click here to set up for weekly or one-time automatic donations. You may also mail your offertory envelopes to our parish at: SS. John & Paul, 7777 28 Mile Road, Washington, MI 48094. We need your support now more than ever.  We are NOW accepting Discover, American Express, Mastercard and VISA. This gives parish members and guests an-other option for online giving, in addition to the bank checking,… ... view more