Instilling Sacraments & Enlightening Faith In You
At St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, we believe the seven sacraments are a fundamental part of the Catholic faith. The sacraments are Christ’s own gift that provide us with His grace and enable us to believe the truths of our faith, live according to His moral code, and grow in His gift of divine life. Much of what we believe is counter-cultural and calls each one of us into a special relationship with God. By choosing to follow Jesus, we choose to live our lives in a particular way. Guided by Sacred Scripture and the teachings of the Church, our pilgrimage is encouraged when we encounter faith together.
Rite Of Christian Initiation Of Adults (RCIA)
We welcome new adult members to join us through a process known as “RCIA,” which is the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. From children to adults, everyone is allowed to participate in our parish community. During the weeks of instruction and preparation that are part of the RCIA process, the parish supports their entry into the Church, prays for them, and helps them understand Catholic prayer, worship, beliefs and teachings.
Is RCIA For Me?
How Do I Join RCIA?
The necessity of such a union is apparent, since it is essential not only that children be born but that they be lovingly reared and cared for by the father and mother who bring them into the world. Our juvenile courts and mental hospitals bear daily witness to the evils that follow when the unity and permanence of marriage are forgotten.
In an effort to strengthen married life, the seven dioceses of Michigan have adopted a policy for wedding preparation which includes, making arrangements at least nine months in advance. For more information contact Val Standley@ 810-635-3240 x216 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
At St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, we believe baptism makes us beloved children of God. It cleanses us from sin, while giving us the grace to follow Christ and His church.
Why Should I Be Baptized?
How Do I Prepare for Baptism?
Please call the Parish Office at 810-635-3240 to arrange for instruction, as this must be done before we can schedule a date for the baptism.
For more information about the history of baptism, please watch this video from Ascension Press:
Religious Education (Elementary)
Here at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church, we take educating our youth very seriously. We offer religious education for children of all ages.
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS)
CGS is a common religious experience involving children and adults in which the religious values of childhood, primarily those values of contemplation and enjoyment of God, are predominant. It is based on the Montessori approach, where learning involves the senses. We utilize an Atrium, where we seek to establish a sacred, “hands-on” space for children. Level 1 is for children ages three to six. The Level 2 Atrium is for six to nine year olds and Level 3 is for children ages nine to twelve. Together the children and the catechists can hear, ponder, and celebrate the most essential mysteries of the Christian faith as revealed in the scriptures and the liturgy. The children are taught using materials they can touch and work with like the Infancy figures, topographical maps of important places of Jesus’ life and child-sized articles of the Mass. These sensorial materials in specially prepared environments help them contemplate, discover and explore the real life, closeness of Jesus and enter into the full life of the Church.
Middle School Ministry & Youth
The Middle School Ministry & Youth program is modeled after a Youth Group Format with group activities and Catholic teaching. The Middle School Ministry is for students and children in 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
Monday-Friday: 8:00 AM-4:30PM
Saturday Vigil: 4:30 PM
Sunday Mass: 8:00 AM, 11:00 AM
Tuesday Mass: 7:00 PM
Wednesday Mass: 7:30 AM
Thursday Mass: 7:30 AM
Friday Mass: 7:30 AM
Saturday Mass: 7:30 AM