Our Lady of Lourdes
Year of Mercy
Alleluia! He is risen as He said!
Masters Degree Comprehensive
Henry Forys, OFS:
The Franciscan Influence on the Roman Rite
Friday, April 22, 2016 CAC 109 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Director: Rev. Louis Madey
Board Members: Very Rev. Canon Walter Ptak Dr. Joshua Genig
Rev. Mr. Rafal Pyrchla:
Human Cloning: Interpreted and Evaluated as an Attempt to Create the Perfect Human Being
Friday, April 29, 2016 9:00 am – noon CAC 109
Director: Rev. Gregory Banazak
Board Members: Rev. Msgr. Thomas C. Machalski, Jr. Rev. Louis Madey
John Rawls’ Theory of Justice and Catholic Social Teaching
Friday, April 29, 2016 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm CAC 109
Director: Rev. Gregory Banazak
Board Members: Rev. Louis Madey Rev. Leonard Obloy
Polish Constitution Day
Grand Piano Dedication Concert to Feature Notable Performers as
Part of 225th Anniversary of Polish Constitution Day at OLS Campus
On Sunday, May 1, 2016, numerous talented musicians will perform at the Grand Piano Dedication Concert at the Shrine Chapel of Our Lady of Orchard Lake, including Yuki and Tomoko Mack, Kazimierz Brzozowski, Michael Zaporski and members of the St. Mary’s Prep Band led by director, Josh James. The concert, in honor of the Nick and Joan Spiroff family who donated the piano to the Orchard Lake Schools, is open to the community and is part of the 225th Anniversary celebration of Polish Constitution Day on the historic campus of the Orchard Lake Schools.
“Our very dear friends invited us to the Chancellor’s Christmas Concert in the Shrine Chapel over the last two years,” said Joan Spiroff. “We sat in the front pew and looked at the piano during last December’s concert and thought, ‘Gee, this is a beautiful chapel but the piano needs some work.’ After the performance, the musician apologized to us for the piano being a bit out of tune. We said, ‘No, it just needs some help.’ After leaving the post-concert dinner in the banquet room, Nick and I talked on our way home that, thanks to the invitation from our friends and the fact that they do so much for our friendship and the lives of others, we’d like to donate [a piano] to the chapel.”
The public is invited to join in The Polish Mission’s annual event, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of 1791, which begins with a 1:00 p.m. Mass at the Shrine Chapel. Witness a special presentation by the Dabrowski Polish Language School students that showcases their achievements. Visit the Galeria for a special program and exhibition of royal correspondence from the archives as well as a traveling exhibit from the Polish Cultural Foundation in Boston.
The 4:00 p.m. dedication concert is expected to last approximately 60-75 minutes. For more information, visit www.polishmission.com, or call (248) 683-0433.
Rev. Mr. Rafal Pyrchla
Ordained Deacon, Diocese of Springfield, IL
on Friday, April 1, 2016
We welcome our visitors, especially Bishops and Vocation Directors, to the Seminary. During the few days of their visit, they join the community for Mass and daily prayers. While here Vocations Directors meet with students studying for their own dioceses and also meet with other members of the community as well as staff and faculty members.
Rest in Peace
"Amen, Amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life." John 6:47
Please remember in your prayers:
Arthur Jadach, son of Albert and Emilia Jadach, Senators and Ambassadors
Please remember in your prayers all the deceased members of the families of the Orchard Lake Schools.
Please pray for the entire Orchard Lake
Community as we celebrate
of service to the Church.