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For Christy Russell & Raymond Homrich

Christy Russell, daughter of Virginia Weber, has died. The funeral service for Christy will be Friday, June 9th at 11:00 am with Fr. Weber presiding. There will not be visitation prior to the funeral service. Visitation will follow the service at Hurst Funeral Home from 2-4:00 pm. Please keep Christy and her family and friends in your prayers.

The 9:00 am Mass at St. Charles will take place as scheduled. Due to the funeral service St. Charles School students will be dismissed from the lower level at 11:00 am or parents will pick up their children at the School office.

There will be a Committal Service at St. Charles Cemetery for Raymond Homrich, husband of Marsha (Hahnenberg) Homrich, on Friday, June 9th at 12:00 pm with Fr. Jim presiding. St. Charles Funeral Luncheon volunteers will be hosting a funeral luncheon for the Homrich family at St. Charles Church at 12:30 pm following the Committal Service. Please keep Marsha and her family and friends in your prayers. 

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.

For the complete obituary for Christy Russell click the link below.

Serve the Lord With Gladness – Ministries Most in Need of Help

High School Online Commitment Form

Adult Online Commitment Form

Elementary and Middle School Online Commitment Form

The Most Holy Body & Blood of Christ Eucharistic Procession on Sunday, June 11th

The Feast of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) is Sunday June 11th. We will have Eucharistic Processions including Benediction in church after the 11:00 a.m. Mass. Watch this beautiful video from 2017’s procession. Join us in this rich treasure of our faith and be a witness in our communities on Sunday June 11th.

** Special thanks to Jake Schmiedicke and Ice Pictures Productions for producing this beautiful video for us!

Free Family Dinner June 1st

Walking With Moms in Need is sponsoring a Free Family Dinner at St. Joseph Church on Thursday June 1st. Help support this event by donating any size diapers, diaper cream, and wipes. Donations can be dropped off at St. Charles, St. Joseph, or St. Mary by May 31st.

Help us spread the word to our community!

St. Charles Bell Tower & Brick Wall Project

Please take a moment to read through the different proposals. Your input is important. Please share your thoughts with Fr. Wyse, Sherry Wyse, or any Building and Grounds Committee member: Andrew Havens, Roberta Peacock, Marilyn Rewa, or Stewart Smith by June 1st.

Click on the link to view or print the proposals:

To leave your response digitally please fill out the online form by clicking this link:

Required Training for ALL Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

As part of the Eucharistic Revival, all extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion are expected to be trained in updated diocesan norms for ministry. The nearest training session will be offered at Our Lady of Consolation in Rockford or SS Peter & Paul in Ionia on Saturday, May 13 at 10:00 a,m,- 11:30 a.m. A full schedule of trainings are available on the webpage of the Diocesan Office for Worship (, where all EMHCs, whether they serve during Mass or minister to the sick, are asked to register for the session they plan to attend.

Job Opening – Maintenance/Custodian at St. Charles

Responsible for the maintenance, cleanliness, and repair of St. Charles church and parish buildings in Greenville MI.  Performs a variety of facility and equipment maintenance duties. Performs various routine repairs including basic carpentry, electrical and plumbing. Works within a budget, including ordering supplies and equipment.

· Terms Full-time 40 hours per week with benefits, schedule varies based on activities and events

· Salary Range Commensurate with Job related Experience  and MCC’s operating budget

A compete job description can be found on our Employment Opportunities page.

Resumes can be emailed to the business administrator at or mailed to the business office at 505 S. Lafayette St., Greenville, MI. 48838.

Listen to and Learn the Latin Mass Parts

Click here for a printable copy of the Latin Mass parts.

Panis Angelicus Pronunciation

Panis angélicus, fit panis hóminum,
Dat panis cáelicus figúris términum.
O res mirábilis mandúcat Dóminum,
Pauper, servus et húmilis.

Te, trina Déitas únaque, póscimus,
Sic nos tu vísita, sicut te cólimus;
Per tuas sémitas duc nos quo téndimus,
Ad lucem quam inhábitas.

Sanctus 308-B

Sanctus, Sanctus, Sanctus, Dominus Deus Sabaoth.
Pleni sunt caeli et terra gloria tua. Hosanna in excelsis.
Benedictus qui venit in nomine Domini. Hosanna in excelsis.

Sanctus = holy
Dóminus = Lord
Deus = God
Sábaoth = of heavenly armies
Pleni = full of
sunt = are
caeli = heaven
et = and
terra = earth
glória = glory
tua = your
Hosána = praise or adoration
excélsis = the highest
Benedictus = blessed
qui = who
venit = (He) comes
in nómine = in the name
Dómini – of the Lord.

Memorial Acclamation 309-B

Mysterium fidei! Literally: Mysterium = the mystery; fidei = of faith.
The Mystery of Faith!
We all respond:
Mortem tuam annuntiamus, Domine,
et tuam resurrectionem confitemur,
donec venias.
Mortem = death
tuam = Your
annuntiamus = we announce or proclaim
Domine = Lord.
We proclaim Your death, O Lord.
et = and
tuam = Your
resurectionem = resurrection
confitemur = confess.
And confess Your resurrection.
donec = until
venias = come.
Until You Come
The whole acclamation:
Mortem tuam annuntiamus, Domine,                           We proclaim Your death, O Lord,
et tuam resurrectionem confitemur,                               and confess Your resurrection,
donec venias.                                                                              until You come

Agus Dei 313-B

Agnus Dei,                                             Lamb of God
qui tolis peccata mundi,                 who takes away the sins of the world,
miserere nobis.                                   have mercy on us.
Agnus Dei,                                             Lamb of God
qui tolis peccata mundi,                 who takes away the sins of the world,
miserere nobis.                                   have mercy on us.
Agnus Dei,                                             Lamb of God
qui tolis peccata mundi,                 who takes away the sins of the world,
dona nobis pacem.                           grant us peace.