2016 CSA Report
September 25, 2016
2016 Catholic Services Appeal Parish Report
as of September 15, 2016
CSA Goal: $15,281.00
Total Pledged: $29,245.00
Total Paid (to 9/15/16): $22,093.75
Pledge Balance: $ 7,151.25
Refund to Parish Anticipated: $13,964.00
Refund Issued: $ 0.00
Refund to Parish Due: $ 6,812.75
Average Pledge: $ 292.45
Welcome Newest Parishioners!
September 11, 2016
~ Our Newest Parishioners ~
Marisa Ciaramitaro, Birmingham
Robert and Angie Jones, Detroit
Jesse McCauley, Grosse Pointe Woods
Lora Reams, Grosse Pointe Woods
We hope you find your true spiritual home here in St. Matthew Parish.
Kroger Rewards Quarterly Update
August 28, 2016
Kroger Community Rewards
St. Matthew’s Quarterly Reward
05/01/2016 to 07/30/2016
Cucchi's Corner - From the Loft
August 7, 2016
Choir Members Wanted: Positions open to soprano, alto, tenor and bass. No others need apply.
Physical Qualifications: Must be able to carry light musical notes across the sanctuary. Must have sufficient vision to see the director.
Experience: No application will be accepted from persons who have not sung, hummed, or whistled in the bathtub or shower at some time.
Beginning Wage: Increased satisfaction and joy in the service to God.
Fringe Benefits: Social Security. We promise you the security of social fellowship with other choir members.
Hours: Sunday mornings from 9:00 to 11:15. There are occasional opportunities for overtime.
Retirement: Generally determined by printed notes getting too small; the hymnal too heavy; notes too high; sanctuary too hot or too cold; or the organist unable to play the notes you sing!
Interested?: Contact Rick Cucchi at firstname.lastname@example.org or come to the first rehearsal in the choir loft balcony on September 11th at 9 a.m. You may also call the rectory during business hours and leave your name and phone number for follow-up.
Welcome Mike Campbell!
July 24, 2016
~ To our Newest Parishioner ~
We welcome Mike Campbell of Ferndale as he returns to St. Matthew’s Parish.
Re-Registered on July 12, 2016
Congratulations Patrick Dunstone!
July 17, 2016
Congratulations to Patrick Dunstone!
Graduate of the Class of 2016
University of Detroit Jesuit
High School & Academy
We are proud of your academic accomplishments and wish you well as you begin your studies at Michigan State University.
Welcome Rick Cucchi!
May 15, 2016
Greetings from the Loft!
Last week, we introduced to you our new Sunday Liturgy Music Minister and Choir Director, Rick Cucchi. Here are a few more facts about Rick that may be of interest.
Rick has worked in music ministry in the AoD for 30 years. He holds a Master of Music degree in Organ Performance from the University of Michigan and is currently working full time for Parking and Transportation at U of M.
Rick has played theater organ for the Fox and Redford Theaters since he was in high school. He has also been a teacher of organ and church music for many years.
Again, we welcome Rick Cucchi to our parish family. We hope he finds us a prayerful and song-filled people!
Welcome New Parishioner!
May 1, 2016
~ Welcome To our Newest Parishioner ~
Ms. Betty Griffin of Detroit
Registered on April 23, 2016
Jazz Nite 2016 Final Financial Report
May 1, 2016
The 2016 Jazz Nite fundraising event held at the Greek Assumption Orthodox Banquet Center was another success due to those who worked on the Jazz Nite Committee coordinating the evening’s activities and to those who supported the event financially with purchasing tickets, sponsoring tables, and generous donations.
Father Duane Novelly
Bruce and Anne Marie Langan-Campbell
Kevin and Barbara Kendrick
Emmanuel and Veronica Obianwu
Tim and Joan Duffy
Bob and Judy Stark
Vaughn and Patti Adams
Joe and Mary Zainea
Greg and Judith Redman
Norman and Donna Bolz
Bill and Theresa Zuerblis
Special Donor Recognition ($100 plus)
Elmer and Hermogina Novis
Frank and Ruth Wilson
Joe and Carolyn Tocco
Matt and Mona Simoncini
Jessie and Bing Ocampo
Joe and Mary Dueweke