Archive for July, 2012

Changing Lives Together helps neighboring Detroit parishes prepare for their combined future

July 30, 2012
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Changing Lives Together helps neighboring Detroit parishes prepare for their combined future

For two parishes located less than a mile apart in southwest Detroit, Changing Lives Together is providing financial resources to address needs shared by the two worship communities.
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Campaign enables St. Clair County parish to eliminate debt, strengthen Catholic education

July 20, 2012
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Campaign enables St. Clair County parish to eliminate debt, strengthen Catholic education

Last year at this time, the pastor and parish volunteers at St. Edward on the Lake were organizing their Changing Lives Together campaign. Today, the Lakeport parish debt has been retired, and St. Edward on the Lake Elementary School is receiving a new roof and windows to replace the leaky and drafty originals from when the building was constructed in 1959.
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Dearborn parish uses Changing Lives Together to affirm commitment to school, fund church and campus improvements

July 17, 2012
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Dearborn parish uses Changing Lives Together to affirm commitment to school, fund church and campus improvements

From its founding in 1836, the priorities of faith and family have endured among parishioners at Sacred Heart Parish in Dearborn. Again proving their commitment to the parish and school, nearly 500 parish families have pledged almost $777,000 to the Changing Lives Together campaign at Sacred Heart, recently surpassing the parish goal.
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Safe in His Mother’s Arms

July 17, 2012
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Safe in His Mother’s Arms

Ethan Morgan, almost two years old, stopped to give the Blessed Virgin Mary a hug on June 23 while exploring the parish grounds at St. Daniel Parish in Clarkston.
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Pastor of northwest Detroit parish “deeply moved” at success of Changing Lives Together

July 3, 2012
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Pastor of northwest Detroit parish “deeply moved” at success of Changing Lives Together

Timed to coincide with the 90th anniversary of Gesu Parish, the Changing Lives Together campaign launched in March at the northwest Detroit parish has succeeded well beyond the expectations of its pastor, Rev. Robert Scullin. More than 200 Gesu households have pledged nearly $438,000 toward a $467,000 goal.
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