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Welcome to a Polish Personal Parish spiritually serving the communities of St. Helena, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and St. Stanislaus Kostka




Sadly we announce the passing from this life of Herman Heuer. Mr. Heuer died on March 21 at the age of 85. You may pay your respects at the Czopek Funeral Parlor on Sunday where a rosary will be prayed for the repose of his soul at 5pm. His funeral mass will be offered here in the parish church on Monday.

Instate at 11AM - Mass at 11:30AM




Sadly we announce the passing from this life of Ronald Knack. Mr. Knack died on February 19 at the age of 84. A Funeral Mass will be offered here in the parish church on

April 6 at 11AM.




Schedule of Masses, Devotions, Meetings & Events

                                                                   See Schedule


Fr. Mark's Friday Special's

Seafood Jambalaya, New England Clam Chowder and Polish Dill Pickle Soup


                               EVERY FRIDAY IN LENT INCLUDING GOOD FRIDAY

               3pm - 7pm      Parish Hall  

       Featuring Weekly Specials and Specialty Soups prepared by Fr. Mark

                                                            See Menu          


Easter Basket Sale  Buy one for Someone Special



      Sponsor a Child/Children in Need for $10.00

All Sponsored Easter Baskets are delivered on Holy Saturday to the Children in Need in the Downriver Area. Baskets available at the Friday Lenten Dinners and Parish Office.


Once again we are offering the Parishioners and Friends of Our Lady of the Scapular the opportunity to buy a Lily for our sanctuary in memory of a deceased member of their family. The cost is $25.00 per lily. Return the order form in the collection basket or  to the parish office.

                                                                              See Order Form



Lenten Journey - 6 Weeks 

"Beauty of Belief"



Solemn Forty Hours Devotion
March 29, 30 and 31

Closing Ceremonies On Sunday, March 31 at 4PM

Welcome Homilist Deacon Adam J. Nowak

Deacon Adam will be Ordained on June 8, 2019-Archdiocese of Detroit


March 31 - Forty Hours Polish Banquet  - 5PM

Catered by MaryAnn Rogowski

Polish Menu

Pork Chops, Baked Chicken, Kielbasa & Kraut, Green Beans & Carrots, Mashed Potatoes, Salad, Bread & Desserts.

$12.00 Tickets available at the parish office, weekend masses and at the Friday Lenten Dinners. No Tickets sold at the door.

                                                      See Forty Hours Schedule



Tolton: From Slave to Priest is a live one man, multi-media drama about the first Black Catholic priest in the United States.  See his story and learn how he overcame many obstacles with the love of God.  His story will inspire understanding and an historical perspective.  Don't miss it!  Four performances produced by St. Luke Productions and sponsored in part by the Downriver Vicariate.  Tickets are available at Downriver parishes and at




Religious Education
Our Faith
Parish Photos Event Calendar Map and Directions


Archdiocese of Detroit


The Pastor's Page   Rev. Mark A. Borkowski






Saturday: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. (Polish) and noon
Weekdays: Monday, Wednesday Friday 6:30 a.m.| Tuesday, Thursday 7:00 p.m. | Saturday 8:00 a.m.
First Friday: 6:30 & 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (Polish)
Holy Days: 6:30 a.m., noon & 7:00 p.m. (Polish/English)
Holy Days (Saturday): 8:00 a.m. & noon
Confession: Saturday 3:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Devotion: Tuesday 6:30 p.m


Upcoming Events


Adoration Chapel



Plastic Bags Mat Making Ministry for the Homeless. All are welcome to come on Tuesday's from 10AM-12PM in the Social Room. No experience needed.


Catholic Services Appeal

CSA Online Giving Link




MC Hall and St. Stanislaus Kostka Hall available for  Rental. For information call the parish office at





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