February 2021 Calendar Highlights
February 2, 2021 Presentation of the Lord
Mass at 9 am and 7 pm (TLM)
February 3, 2021 Saint Blaise
Mass 9 am, Blessing of Throats 6 pm,
Blessing of Objects 7 pm, Confession 8 pm No Mass
February 17, 2021 Ash Wednesday
Mass 9 am, Noon, 7 pm (TLM)
Our 2021 Calendars have arrived
You may pick them up in the back of the church
or stop by the rectory
Muir Brothers for donating them
FAMILIES OF PARISHES
Synod 16 called for a complete renewal of structures of our parishes to make them radically mission-oriented. Our goal is to make our parishes places where individuals and families can encounter Jesus anew, grow as disciples, and be equipped to be witnesses to the Risen Christ. This continues to be our mission today, even now in the midst of a historic pandemic.
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.
Bulletin on line
To access our bulletin online https://parishesonline.com/,
or use bulletin tab at the top of this page.
ALL PUBLIC MASSES MAY BE VIEWED VIA FACEBOOK, click on the FB link above.
DAILY: Mon. to Thurs. 9:00 a.m. (Tues & Thurs– Traditional Latin Mass),
1st Fri & 1st Sat. will be 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
Saturday and Sunday (call ahead)
Immaculate Conception Food Pantry
THE PANTRY WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 23RD & JANUARY 30TH
We will reopen January 6, 2021
Serving Clients every
Wednesday 1 pm - 4 pm
Please bring your identification
(must be a Lapeer or Metamora resident)
and proof of income
If you have questions, please see Dawn in the pantry
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