Archive for December, 2015

Commitment to parish and Catholic schools spans generations in Dearborn

December 21, 2015
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As the faithful at Dearborn’s Divine Child Parish complete their pledges to Changing Lives Together, and with a series of improvement projects complete or underway, momentum continues with a $6 million effort to replace science wings at both schools and athletic fields.
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Waterford parish and school completely renovated, tech-friendly, and green

December 16, 2015
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Home > News > Changed Lives > Waterford parish and school completely renovated, tech-friendly, and green The pastor of Our Lady of the Lakes in Waterford says the parish and school communities have now completed every major facility improvement detailed in a master plan written 14 years ago. Since then, the Our Lasting Legacy and Changing Lives Together campaigns at Our Lady of the Lakes have transformed the shared campus through building and infrastructure improvements intended to enhance worship and learning as well as to attract new parishioners and students. The first two phases of Our Lasting Legacy built a parish social hall and repaired the church building. The third phase of the Legacy effort was targeted at upgrading Our Lady of the Lakes School facilities and was timed to coincide with Changing Lives Together, in which nearly 550 parish households made pledges. The resulting funds covered the replacement of five old boilers and the installation of a state of the art wireless computer system enabling all students at the school to simultaneously work with the latest technology. Every light bulb in the school was replaced with high-efficiency lights, and every square inch of flooring with new tile and carpet.
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$7.6 million boosting K-12 tuition assistance, clergy and lay leader education, evangelization

December 14, 2015
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More than $6 million contributed by the faithful through their parish-based Changing Lives Together campaigns is now making Catholic K-12 schools more affordable, providing training and education opportunities for clergy and laity, and furthering urban evangelization initiatives.
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Macomb County parish continues ten-year legacy of growth, facility improvements

December 14, 2015
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St. Paul of Tarsus Parish in Macomb County’s Clinton Township, operating without debt and growing by up to 15 new parishioners each month, continues to follow a plan first detailed in 2006 to steadily improve parish facilities. The parish Changing Lives Together campaign has funded worship space renovations, replaced lighting, and will enable a $375,000 parking lot replacement project in the spring.
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