JPII GIFT AND
BOOKSHOP NEWS Barb Cataldo & Pat Urban
Fall is just around the
corner and we wanted to inform you of some items we will
be stocking related to the season. November is the month
when we commemorate both All Saints and All Souls. We have
ordered a number of new books about the lives of
contemporary saints and holy people.
We may better relate to
these men and women whose culture and challenges are more
similar to our own. These more contemporary biographies
shed light on their personal struggles whereas most
stories of “older” saints
paint portraits of people whose lives may seem impossible
Come in and browse the
selection. Some customers have inquired about solar
battery cemetery memorial candles. We have found a
supplier for these candles and will be ordering them.
Please let us know you are interested. The cost per candle
($45) is much more than the traditional wax candle but it
can be used year after year. The manufacturer advertises
that the AA rechargeable battery lasts 1 year with ongoing
(not month long) usage compared with a 7 day burn time for
each wax candle. The solar cell works in any colored
cylinder container and uses an LED bulb that shines
brighter than other bulbs. We will still continue to stock
the traditional outdoor wax candles.
ST. KATERI HOSTING
BISHOP ROBERT BARRON DVD STUDY PROGRAM
Part I Catholicism “The
Pivotal Players” produced by Bp. Robert Barron and led
by Dn. Tom Leonard will begin October 16, 2017. The
program will run through May 7, 2018. We will meet every
other Monday from 7—8:30 PM in the Hall. We will begin
with an orientation on each of the following: Francis of
Assisi, Thomas Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, John Newman,
C.K. Chesterton and Michelangelo. Then there will be
discussion questions and more. A Study Guide is available
for $25. If interested leave your name(s) with the office
at 336.3227 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
K OF C
Card players mark your
calendars and join the Ladies of The Assembly for their
annual “Card Party”, Sunday, October 1st. Dust off
your dancing shoes for the “Italian Dinner Dance,”
Saturday, November 4th at 5:30 PM. There will be a
spectacular Italian dinner buffet and dancing to the music
of Dino Valle & Suveneer of Italy. Tickets are $40 a
person or $280 for a table of 8. Purchase tickets at the
Lounge or call Bruce at 734-695-1296.
3rd Annual Catholic
College Night, at Madonna University-Wednesday, September
20th 4:30 PM—8PM. Catholic Colleges from 8 states will
be displaying and answering your questions about their
campus. Seminars on Federal student aid process,
scholarships and grants will be held.
Fall CYO Signup:
Looking to gage interest in next year’s sports (Soccer,
Volleyball and Cheerleading) Signup if you are interested
as soon as possible at http://sebastianarrowsbc.com/CYO-Athletics/Signup-To-Play.
The Army, Air Force,
and Navy exchange will start allowing all honorably
discharged veterans to shop online. The target start date
is Veterans Day, November 11, 2017, but you must register
first. You must call 1-844-868-8672 after June 1st to
Here is the site for
more information: www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1049558/dod-opens-online-exchange-shopping-to-veterans/
ARTS & CRAFT
The Berwyn Senior
Recreation Center in Dearborn Heights will be hosting and
Arts & Craft Show on Friday, October 20, 2017, and
Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9 AM to 4 PM. We are
seeking crafters/vendors and shoppers to participate in
the Holiday One-Stop Shopping Bazaar. We are located at
26155 Richardson, Dearborn Heights. For more information
SCHOLARSHIPS AND COLLEGE VISIT
Attention high school
seniors. Ave Maria University ( near Naples, FL) is
offering the Michigan Scholarship ($28,000 over 4 years)
and the Michigan Homeschool Scholarship ($36,000 over 4
years) to local Catholic students, making an authentic
Catholic education affordable. Additional institutional
and federal aid is also available. You are also invited to
participate in the 2017 AMU Michigan Fly-In, which is a
free college visit to AMU November 9-12, including
airfare, lodging, food, etc. Limited spots available.! For
more information or to apply for the Fly-In, visit www.avemariafoundation.org.
GARDEN CITY HIGH
SCHOOL MOM2MOM SALE
Need to get rid of your
kids clothes or toys? Sell them at the sale. Not into
selling? Save the date for shopping. There will be toys,
games, dvd’s, books, strollers, bikes, swings, bouncers
and more. The sale is Saturday, October 28th from 9 AM-2
PM. Admission is $1. We are located at 6500 Middlebelt Rd.
For more information go to www.facebook.com/gcmom2momsale.
GARDEN CITY HIGH
SCHOOL CRAFT & VENDOR SHOW
Join our Holiday Craft
& Vendor show, Saturday, December 2 from 10 AM—3 PM.
Admission $1. More information later.
POLSKIE MAKI DANCE
The dance school is
looking for students between the ages of 3 and 18 to join
us for fun and cultural experiences. We meet Saturday
mornings, at Immaculate Conception Ukrainian Catholic
School, 29500 Westbrooke Ave. in Warren. Contact Maria at
GUEST HOUSE ANNUAL
DETROIT BISHOP’S DINNER
The Annual Detroit
Bishop’s Dinner will take place Thursday, October 19,
2017. 4:30 Mass at Christ Our Light Parish in Troy,
followed by 5:30 PM reception and 6:30 Dinner at Somerset
Inn in Troy. This year we honor Reverend Monsignor Charles
Kosanke, Reverend Timothy F. Babcock and Cecilia J. Lakin.
Tickets are $175 or $300 a couple. For details contact
Erika Walker at 248-393-8903 or visit GuestHouse.org.
Parish Blood Drive Sunday, Sept. 24th 8:30 AM –2:30 PM.
The Usher club will host its 7th Annual Train Show where
you may buy or swap on Sunday, September 24 from 11 AM to
4 PM. Admission is $4.00 a person or $10.00 a family.
There is food and refreshments available for purchase. We
are located at 3850 Merrick in Dearborn Heights.
Participating are the Ford Model Railroad Club and HO
& O Gauge Layout. Contact Nick Palise at 248-390-6722.
St. Linus Catholic
Order of Foresters Octoberfest: Saturday, September
30th 5-7 PM. Matching funds to help St. Vincent DePaul.
St. Paul of the
Cross Passionist Retreat & Conference Center:
Ladies Renewal Day. Wednesday, Sept. 24– 9:30 AM—2 PM.
Take a break from todays fast paced world...come away by
yourself for a while…pause, unplug & re-energize
your spirit. For more information, contact Lynette at
313.286-2800 or www.stpaulretreat.org/retreats-upcoming-retreats.
Retreat House: Open House: Sunday, Sept 24th 3-5 PM.
Visit the house and grounds and see all available. Tours
and refreshment available too. For more information, call
248-644-4933, ext. 10.
FR. SOLANUS CASEY
Inspired by the holy
life of Fr. Solanus, the Center was built in 2002 to lead
visitors on a spiritual journey. The journey begins
outdoors in an area called “The Creation Garden,” and
ends with a visit to the tomb of Fr. Solanus. Scriptures
in the Creation Garden depict the prayers of St. Francis
of Assisi, known as the Canticle of the Creatures, in
which he praises God along with his Brothers and Sisters
in creation. The Garden comprises seven hallmarks of God’s
generosity and unending care. Brother Sun,-For all the
moments I have felt the sun’s warmth upon my skin, I
say, “Thank you, God.” Sister Moon, -For all the
evenings I have noticed faint moonbeams cascading through
the dark night skies, I say, “Thank you, God.” Brother
Fire,- Heat! How grateful I am for warmth when the cold
makes my body shiver, I say, “Thank you, God.” Brother
Wind, -A gust! Blowing away the old and lifeless, I am
swept in new directions. I say, “Thank you, God.”
Sister Water, - Quenching thirst! For all the sips of cool
fresh water on parched lips that have refreshed the
weariness in my body and in my spirit, I say, “Thank
you, God.” Sister Earth-Ground beneath our feet! How
many times have I felt rich black soil crumble between my
fingers? To have the resources for living a rich and
blessed life within my grasp, I say “Thank you, God.”
and Sister Bodily Death-For all the good-byes we say and
all the emptiness we feel, we find a way to say, “Thank
If you have broken rosaries and would like to donate them,
please drop them off at the church sacristy or parish
DEARBORN POLICE SPECIAL
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