Livonia, Michigan

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Nativity Scene Displays

We hoped you enjoyed the parish Nativity Scene display. Over 40 sets were placed on display. They were all beautiful, many having a unique story behind them. We are looking for your feedback. Should it be an annual event? What did we do well? What can we do better? Email us at svdpstgm@gmail.com or drop…

Feast of the Epiphany

By the Faithful Disciple GROW AS A DISCIPLE It’s interesting how an event can be interpreted by different people. God’s revelation of himself in the birth of the child Jesus is clearly one such event. The Magi, Gentiles from the east, had heard of this “newborn king of the Jews” and undertook a long and…

Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus and Joseph

By the Faithful Disciple GROW St. Teresa of Calcutta once said, “If we love, naturally we will try to do something. First in our own home, our next-door neighbor, in the country we live, in the whole world.” In this quote we see a shift from the idyllic to a hard dose of reality: love…

Fourth Sunday of Advent

By the Faithful Disciple GROW AS A DISCIPLE “Hail, full of grace! The Lord is with you.” The angel Gabriel announces this in the Gospel today, and it is a phrase with which we are all familiar thanks to our recitation of the Hail Mary prayer. Although some may be comforted by such a message…

3rd Sunday of Advent

By the Faithful Disciple GROW “Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing.” Such simple words from today’s second reading. And yet it is not always easy to put them into practice. It is difficult to rejoice if we or people we love are hurting. It can be hard to pray when life is pulling us in a…

Advent and Christmas Celebrations

Mother of Diving Love Festival of Lessons and Carols Sunday, December 10th – 3pm at St. Valentine Parish 24 Hour Adoration Monday, December 18th starting at 7pm until Tuesday, December 19th ending at 6:30pm with St. Michael Devotion and 7pm Mass Mother of Divine Love Penitential Service Wednesday, December 20th at 7pm in church Fourth…

2nd Sunday of Advent

GROW Can you hear it? The voice crying out in the desert? While John the Baptist was the one literally proclaiming, from the desert, the coming of the Lord, we should listen for echoes of his message today. John foretold that Jesus – the Father’s Incarnate Son – was on his way to redeem the…