The Mission of Immaculate Conception Parish is to build a faith community that worships God and supports one another as a loving family that lives and teaches the message of Jesus Christ, and that reflects through service the presence of the Holy Spirit as revealed in the Magisterium of the Roman Catholic Church.
Fr. Brian Hurley,
Rev. Mr. Joseph Hulway,
Fr. Hurley's News
Father is currently out of the office until July 6th.
THE RECTORY WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, JULY 6TH IN OBSERVANCE OF THE 4TH OF JULY HOLIDAY.
The Rectory is now OPEN
Monday 11 am to 5 pm
Tuesday 9 am to 5 pm
Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm
Thursday 9 am to 5 pm
Closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Directives for Resumption of Public Masses: Phase II
I. Necessary conditions for public Masses in the Archdiocese of Detroit:
1. Face-coverings/masks are to be worn by the faithful in the church.
2. Cleaning and sanitizing of church facilities must be done using proper techniques before or
3. Physical distancing is to be practiced in the church and on the church property.
4. Parish churches should not exceed 50% of total capacity for the church.
a. This limit should allow people to remain at least six feet apart.
b. Depending on church layout, this number may have to be less than 50% of the total
c. An additional location on the church property (e.g. social hall, parking lot) may be
used as an “overflow” for additional people desiring to attend public Mass. Any such
indoor area should not exceed the same 50% capacity for the space.
5. Outdoor Masses are permitted without a strict capacity limit provided physical distancing
guidelines are maintained.
II. Funerals, Weddings, and Baptisms are permitted under the same conditions.
III. With the permission of the pastor, non-liturgical gatherings may take place indoors if they observe
strict health and safety guidelines, face-coverings are worn, and the gathering not exceed 10 persons.
Non-liturgical gatherings up to 100 people are permitted outdoors provided physical distancing is
IV. All the faithful in the Archdiocese of Detroit are dispensed from their Sunday obligation to attend
Mass through Sunday, September 6, 2020.
Welcome to Immaculate Conception Catholic Parish website. We are frequently under construction, updating news as it comes along. If you are new to the area, we invite you to worship with us and participate in our parish activities.
We extend a special invitation to those who may have been away from the church for a while to rejoin us.
Through this website, we hope to provide opportunities to grow in faith through some of the links that are offered and to keep you up to date with parish activities.
ALL PUBLIC MASSES MAY BE VIEWED VIA FACEBOOK.
DAILY: Mon. to Thurs. 9:00 a.m. (Tues & Thurs– Traditional Latin Mass),
1st Fri & 1st Sat. will be an 9:00 am Mass.
SATURDAY: 4:30 p.m Mass.
SUNDAY: 8:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. (12:00 pm is Traditional Latin Mass)
Holy Day Mass: Please check this website, see below, or bulletin for times.
Reconciliation: Tuesday following the 9:00 am Mass; Saturday, 3:00-3:45 pm. 1st Wednesday of the month at 8:00 pm and 1st Friday of the month at 10:00 am. For a private appointment, call the rectory.
LATIN MASSES...THE TRADITION CONTINUES.
Immaculate Conception Church celebrates the Traditional Latin Mass every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9:00 A.M. On Sunday's the Traditional High Mass is celebrated at 12:00 PM, employing the Church’s rich treasury of sacred music.
Please join us as we celebrate this most Solemn Tradition at Immaculate Conception once again.
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Immaculate Conception Food Pantry
Serving Clients every
Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm
Please bring your identification
and proof of income
If you have questions, please see Dawn in the pantry
Lighthouse Catholic Media's mission is to help Catholics understand, live, and share their faith. All of our programs and offerings, including our video-based study programs, FORMED, our Graduate School of Theology, as well as our books and Lighthouse Talks, help our Apostolate reach souls for Christ.Lighthouse Media/Augustine Institute Visit our kiosk inside of Immaculate Conception Church, west side of the church, inside the vestibule. You will be amazed and delighted at the titles of the CD's we have available for listening and learning and enjoyment. The CD's are affordably priced; pass it on to a friend or family member to enjoy also when finished.
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