Life Chain 2022

Will you stand for one hour to PRAY for an end to abortion?

Be a public witness for the invisible victims.

Sunday, October 2

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

For more information call

517-784-1300 or visit

Parishioners from St. Rita will stand on the north side of W. Michigan Ave. between St. West Ave. to just west of First Presbyterian Church.

Visit for a map of participating churches. Signs will be provided on the day of the event beginning at 1:45 p.m. for church representatives to pick up and drop off after the event, in the upper parking lot of Mid-Michigan Health Center at 214 N. West Ave.

Intercessions, September 18, 2022

Priest:  Surrounded by so many alluring false gods, we humbly and confidently direct our faith and prayers to our one true, powerful and faithful God….

  1. As directed by St. Paul’s Letter to Timothy, we pray for all in positions of leadership in Church and state. Let us pray to the Lord…. ….                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
  2. That we guard against greed and extend ourselves in generosity, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For peace soon in Ukraine and all war-torn parts of the world, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we continue to make progress in our battle against the coronavirus, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For our generous teachers of faith formation and that we all invest in deepening our knowledge of things spiritual, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. That we encourage our youth to prayerfully consider religious vocations, let us pray to the Lord….
  1. For all who have gone before us and those who grieve them, in particular… 

4:30 PM — Calvin Clemons

9:00 AM – Jim Gough

11:00 AM – Larry Turpening

…for whom we offer this Mass. Let us pray to the Lord….

Priest: Prayer for Life and Right Laws on the inside cover of hymnals

St. Rita Boonies Scramble

Saturday, October 1

Gauci Golf Resort – 8421 Sports Park Dr, Onsted, MI 49265

Shotgun Start – 9:00 a.m.

Registration – 8:00 a.m.

4 Person Scramble – Men, Women, Mixed

-$40.00 per person, payable in advance

-9 holes of golf with cart, luncheon and prizes

Get your foursomes together, limited to the first 64 people.

Sign up in Cornfield Hall

Reservation deadline: Sunday, September 25

Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus: Jan Strait, Grand Knight  313-570-8541, Jim Stechschulte, Deputy Grand Knight 517-945-6091