Monsignor John Vargas will officiate a mass that will be held at 6 p.m. on Oct. 28, 2012 at the Saint Raphael church in Garden City.
Monsignor Vargas will say the mass in English. A retired priest, Msgr. Vargas hails from Virac, Catanduanes, Philippines. He now lives in Sterling Heights, Michigan.
The Spirit of Love Choir, composed of Filipino-American singers and guitarists, will sing the hymns and psalms in Filipino.
The mass will be followed by a fellowship, potluck dinner in the church’s dining hall. In the fellowship dinner last month, there were at least 25 families that broke bread together.
The Spirit of Love mass in Saint Raphael church is regularly held at 6 p.m. every last Sunday of every month.
For more information, Catholics intending to attend the mass are urged to call Amy Cruz, a member of the Spirit of Love Choir, at 734-383-2509.