Connecting Point: December 10, 2017

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Connecting Point: November 19, 2017

November 19 Connecting Point

How can I use my gifts to support those with greater needs?…

Adoration Chapel Closed Nov 1

The Adoration Chapel will not be open on Wednesday, November 1 due to the celebration of All Saints Day.

Masses are at 8 AM, 12:15 PM, & 7PM…

Connecting Point: October 29, 2017

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Which Commandment is greater?
Love your God or love your neighbor?

They’re actually more related than you might think.
Find out how in Matt’s Connecting Point reflection for this week.

What is RCIA? Meet John

John traveled through a rough patch of life to find his faith and it was the Catholic Church that helped pull him out.

Listen to John’s story and how he ended up here coordinating the RCIA program for St. Isidore.…

Meet Chris!

Meet Chris!

Chris is our Business Manager and Maintenance Supervisor. He is going to make sure the grounds stay clean and the building is well-kept while helping us further our mission of reaching other through new a creative ways.

Chris …

Meet Matt Hunt!

Meet Matt!

Matt is our Youth Ministry Director in charge of helping our young people to grow their faith.

Matt is an interesting guy with an eclectic background.

Watch his video to find out why!

Meet Margaret & Dawn

We’d like you to meet Margaret and Dawn, our Catechist Coordinators.

Not sure what a Catechist Coordinator does or who they are? Find out by watching!

Bookkeeper

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Basic Functions of Position

Maintains accurate and current accounting records and other financial ledgers of the parish.  Prepares and submits a monthly financial statement to the pastor and finance council.  Assures the maintenance of parish payroll system and preparation of …

Chris Kozlowski

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Business Manager & Maintenance Supervisor

chris@stisidore.church

Chris has lived in Michigan his entire life.  He grew up in Rochester Hills and attended University of Detroit Jesuit High School, where he was ingrained with the passion for serving others.  After graduating …

Creative Marketing Designer

Basic Function of Position

The Creative Marketing Coordinator is a well-rounded, highly skilled individual with a passion for creativity, leadership, communication and production. The qualified applicant would provide strategic vision and work with the Creative Director, developing content to tell …

Connecting Point: September 10, 2017

September 10 connecting point

Asking for forgiveness is not easy, but find out what is even a greater challenge.

Matt explains in his reflection of this week’s Connecting Point.

Connecting Point: August 27, 2017

August 27 Connecting Point

In John’s Gospel 1:45-51, Nathanael says to Philip, “Can anything good come from Nazareth?”
Nathanael (aka Bartholomew) had a bad attitude toward Jesus even before he actually met him simply because of where he was from.
In contrast, Jesus had …

Connecting Point: July 30, 2017

July 30 Connecting Point

Connecting Point: July 9, 2017

Be docile and trust in the Lord.

What does that mean?

We need to trust in the Lord who gives us strength. Watch my reflection to find out what I’m talking about.

June 4 Connecting Point

When we think of Pentecost, the first thing that comes to mind is the Holy Spirit .
So why is our Connecting Point about forgiveness?
At the end of the gospel that we hear this weekend, Jesus tells his disciples …

Connecting Point: May 28, 2017

May 28 Connecting Point

“How can I bring the Word to the community.”

The Great Commission should be a part of how we live our lives every day as Catholics. However, it takes a different approach today to reach people than it did 2000 …

Connecting Point: March 5, 2017

March 5, 2017 Connecting Point

 

This week, I decided to do my Connecting Point reflection on video.

Go ahead, watch it!…

Confession

The sacrament of Reconciliation (confession) is celebrated every Saturday before the 4:30 Mass beginning at 3:15 PM.

The Reconciliation room is located by music area.…

Commercial FAQ

Have some questions about our Commercial? Maybe we can answer them here:

 

Why is St. Isidore doing this?

Our church community has a strong foundation of faith and we have made it our mission to share God’s Word with …

Connecting Point: February 12, 2017

February 12 Connecting Point

It can be very tempting to share what’s on your mind in the moment. Whether it’s with a friend over coffee, or for the whole world to see on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or even in a text, we want our …

Connecting Point: January 22, 2017

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St. Paul reminds proclaims in the second reading that the people should be united in Christ when presented with the news that the people are divided. We must also remain united in our lives. It is easy to build a …

Connecting Point: January 15

How do we recognize Jesus among us today?

Connecting Point: January 8

How far am I willing to go to share the light of Christ with others

Sharing the light of Christ. We’ve all heard that expression and we know that we should be doing that, but often we resist if it means stepping outside of our comfort zone. Have you ever seen someone who looked sad, …

Connecting Point: January 1

Can I bring someone back to church as a part of my 2017 Resolution?

As we ring in the new year, we think of ways to better ourselves; set goals; and make pledges. Usually these are to become better versions of ourselves: losing weight, running a marathon, saving money, spending more time with family …

Connecting Point: December 18

December 18 Connecting Point

Immaculate Conception Message

Listen to Fr. Ron’s special message of inspiration for the Immaculate Conception on how God comes to us in our times of need through the people in our lives.

Check it out!…

Immaculate Conception

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

A Holy Day of Obligation

A Vigil Mass will be held on Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 PM

Masses on Friday, December 8 will be at 8:00 am, 12:15

Advent Series Trailer

Check out the trailer for our Advent Series: Finding Hope in the Light.

Share this with your friends & family. This is an event for everyone (not just Catholics).…

Connecting Point: November 27

How do I reflect the light of Gods love?

As we enter this Advent season, we focus on light coming out of the darkness. We live in a country & world that is more divisive than ever. How are you going to be reflect the light and love of …

Advent Series Help Needed!

As a part of each night of our Advent series, we have planned unique hospitality but need your help for this to work. Watch this video to learn what you can do!

Check it out here:

Advent Worship Series

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St. Isidore by the Numbers

By the numbers

Over the last five years…

…our annual offertory collections have reduced by 11%

St. Isidore collections have decreased over the past six years.

 

…and our number of people contributing has declined 36%

The number of envelopes and givers as decreased

 

Did you know that 41% of our registered families give $0 and over 80% give less

Message from Fr. Ron

Dear St. Isidore Family,

The words above say all about where we would like to go as a parish family. Our parish will celebrate its 60th Anniversary next June. It is a rich history of growth, traditions, and challenges. From

Connecting Point: October 23

What more can I do to support our parish?…

Connecting Point: October 16

What keeps me praying when I think God doesn’t hear me?…

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Connecting Point: October 2

Fr. Noel Cornelio

Associate Pastor

frnoel@stisidore.church

Fr. Noel (born December 25, 1971) is our associate pastor; born and raised in the Philippines; the seventh among eight children. He studied at the University of San Carlos in the Philippines and eventually completed his Theology …

“Welcome to St. Isidore”

“You Can’t Serve Both God and Mammon”

“Are There Many Who Will Be Saved”

Debbie Rak

Office Manager

debbierak@stisidore.church

Debbie grew up in Roseville, Michigan.  She is the second of four children. She has been happily married to her husband John for 35 years and is the proud mom to three wonderful children, Danny, Michael and …

Ann De Rey

Director of Faith Formation

 ann@stisidore.church

Ann was born and raised in Warren, MI. She moved to Macomb with her widowed mother after graduating high school.  Ann met and married her husband Rob who she has been married to for 26 …

Kathy Homrocky

Administrative Support

kathy@stisidore.church

Kathy is the third oldest of eleven children.  Most of her childhood was spent in the city of Madison Heights, Michigan.  St. Dennis in Royal Oak (which was recently torn down and is now a Kroger Superstore) …