About

About

History

A Brief History of Our Parish About 1921, several Romeo families requested of Bishop Gallagher of Detroit to allow the celebration of Mass in Romeo. Permission was granted, and Fr. Carroll came one Sunday each month from Rochester. Since there was no church, Mass was offered in various homes and halls in the area. A church building was needed, but funds were lacking. The Catholic Extension Society loaned the parish $1000 and Romeo became a mission of Lapeer under Fr.…

Mission

We of St. Clement of Rome Parish, with the Power of the Spirit, Welcome, Embrace, and Unite all the many faces of Christ who worship with us.  As a family, we deepen our faith and seek God in the community, through prayer and good works.

Our Patron

St Clement of Rome Saint Clement of Rome (called CLEMENS ROMANUS to distinguish him from the Alexandrian), is the first of the successors of St. Peter of whom anything definite is known, and he is the first of the “Apostolic Fathers”. His feast is celebrated 23 November. He has left one genuine writing, a letter to the Church of Corinth, and many others have been attributed to him. According to Tertullian, writing c. 199, the Roman Church claimed that Clement…

What We Believe

God, infinitely perfect and blessed in himself, in a plan of sheer goodness freely created man to make him share in his own blessed life. For this reason, at every time and in every place, God draws close to man. He calls man to seek him, to know him, to love him with all his strength. He calls together all men, scattered and divided by sin, into the unity of his family, the Church. To accomplish this, when the fullness…

Stewardship and Giving

Thank you for considering a gift to St. Clement of Rome! The word “stewardship” refers to the Catholic approach to the gifts that God has bestowed upon us. Stewardship is living out a commitment to be Christ-centered rather than self-centered. Profound gratitude, justice and love become the fundamental motives for giving back to God. Everything that God has given to us is intended to serve the divine plan. Therefore, our life is to be lived in gratitude toward God. In…

Families of Parishes

In his pastoral note, Led by the Spirit on Mission, Archbishop Vigneron reflected: Our call to make disciples of all nations has its origin in the Great Commission our Lord bestowed upon the Eleven in the final moments before his Ascension. It is a call which has echoed and re-echoed down the centuries to every bishop, priest, deacon and member of the baptized. It is a call which needs to be rooted in each age and in the specific circumstances…