St. Thomas a'Becket Catholic Church: 555 S. Lilley Rd., Canton, MI 48188, 734-981-1333,
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Fr. Chris Maus, Pastor
Fr. William Murphy
Debbie Miller
  Pastoral Associate
Deacon Jim Ward
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For I was hungry and you gave me food... - Matthew 25: 35-36


The pastoral ministry team is concerned with the care of parishioners in body, mind, and spirit. They are available to counsel parishioners in crisis, grief, or doubt. They minister to parishioners who are sick, hospitalized, imprisoned, homebound, dying, or grieving. They assist parishioners in understanding Catholic doctrine or in obtaining the support they need from their parish family (meal ministry, funeral luncheon, online obituaries, Communion for the homebound, career resources for the unemployed or underemployed, emergency assistance, etc.).

If you or someone you love needs the support of the Pastoral Ministry team, please contact the Parish Office at (734) 981-1333 or visit the links to the left to contact a member of the pastoral team directly. You can request a prayer intention or a memorial Mass. You can also find out how to get support for you or your family.

The word "pastoral" comes from the Latin word "pastoralis," meaning "of shepherds." The Pastoral Ministry team is concerned with caring for the parishioners of St. Thomas a'Becket as a shepherd cares for her sheep. The Bible often uses shepherds as important figures (King David in 1Samuel 16), as divine witnesses (Luke 2: 8-20), and as parables for the care of God (Matthew 18: 12-14).

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Find out more about how to get support for you or your family.

You may also contact the Pastoral Team by phone at
(734) 981-1333:
Fr. Chris Maus, x12
Debbie Miller, x16
Deacon Jim Ward

St. Thomas a'Becket Catholic Church | 555 S. Lilley Road | Canton, MI 48188 | (734) 981-1333 |