9408 Wilson Ave SW, Byron Center, Mi 49315

(616) 878-1619

Email: parishoffice@stsebastianmi.org

Byron Community Ministries Monthly Personal Care Drive

Byron Community Ministries Personal Care Drive
August 31 & September 1, 2019

BCM is *VERY low and is in the need of following items:

Hand Lotion
Dish Soap
Aluminum Foil
All-Purpose Cleaner
Laundry  Soap
Dryer Sheets
Toilet Paper
Paper Towel
Low Dose Aspirin
Baby Shampoo
Baby Wash
Diaper Cream

Most of these items are available in the Dollar Stores.

Volunteers also needed at Byron Ministries to deliver Meals on Wheels to home bound seniors in our area. Please call Joni at 878-6000 ext. 13 for more information.


Byron Community Ministries 8250 Byron Creek Dr, SW, Byron Center.


Church Pictorial Directory

Our Photography dates are

September 11, 12, and 13 from 2:00pm to 8:30pm
and September 14 from 10am to 4pm

Our Directory will not be completed without you! Please schedule your professional photography session online to www.ucdir.com.
The church code is mi1176 and the password is photos. Or contact the Parish Office.

The website is down on Fridays, at midnight until Mondays at noon.

K of C Silent Auction and Beer & Wine Tasting Event

St. Sebastian’s Knights  of Columbus #14642



For our Annual Beer & Wine Tasting and Auction
Saturday, October 12 from 6pm to 10pm

Are you, or do you know any local artists, crafters, shops, and/or business owners?  Would you be willing to donation or reach out on behalf of our Auction?

Our Annual Silent Auction is coming up and we need donations! Please prayerfully consider donating to this worthy cause which will help to support the Seminarians in our Diocese! 

We are in need of auction items such as the following:  

                                                     Gift Baskets                 Gift Cards                  New Items         

                                                     Services (Lawn/Home Care)                  Cash Donations

Questions or Donations,  please  contact  Mark Boillat at 616-437-3675 or Markvicb@comcast.net.
Goal is $20,000 to be used for Seminarian Support and other Council 14642 Charities.  Your Donation checks are always appreciated to help defray the cost of the Auction.












K of C Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest

                                                                            Open to all Children
Ages: 5-7; 8-10; and 11-14
First Place and Runner-up Prizes in each age group
Entry Deadline is Sunday, November 25.
Posters size must be 11×17, original artwork and reflects the theme “Keep Christ in Christmas”.
All entries must include a completed entry form (can be found in the Narthex or in the Parish Office).
Posters may be left in the Parish Office or in the K of C Conference Room in the Parish Hall.
Prizes will be awarded at the K of C Breakfast in December.

Reporting Sexual Abuse

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids has a policy regarding reporting and dealing with sexual abuse. Any person having reasonable cause to suspect past or present sexual abuse by a religious member (bishop, priest, deacon, nun, brother, etc.) or by any person acting under the authority or apparent authority of the church, is urged to contact the Victim Assistance Coordinator:
Diocese of Grand Rapids Cathedral Square Center
360 Division Avenue S, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Alternatively, you may contact the Michigan Attorney General either through its toll-free hotline at 844-324-3374 (Mon. through Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or by email aginvestigations@michigan.gov.
To read letters from Bishop Walkowiak to the faithful or to learn more about safe environment efforts in the Diocese of Grand Rapids, visit: dioceseofgrandrapids.org.

Have You Registered Your Children for 2019-2020 Religious Education, Sparks and Ignite?

It’s that time of year again!
Classes for Religious Education (4-yr old Preschool through 5th Grade) start the week of September 15.  Click here to register.
Classes for Sparks (Grades 6-8) The Sacrament of Confirmation start September 15.
Classes for Ignite (Grades 9-12) start September 23.
Click here to register.
Register before August 13 for an early bird discount!


St. Sebastian’s 12th Annual Parish Golf Outing

St. Sebastian’s 12th Annual Parish Golf Outing
Sunday, Sept. 15 — 1:00pm Tee Off
Gleneagle Golf Club, Hudsonville, MI  

Join us for a four-person shotgun scramble.
$50/person includes green fees, cart, prizes and dinner.
Pick up a flyer in the Narthex.
Hole Sponsorship Opportunities Available.

Contact Ron Wolf: ron.wolf@mdlz.com or 616-633-4815 with questions.  Organized by St. Sebastian K of C Council #14642

Click below to open a printable registration form:

Printable 2019 Golf Outing Form