Food, Fitness, Fun

Chelsea – To kick off the Holiday season Caitlin Blomquist, Fitness Specialist, planned for the SLC residents to participate in the Nite Lites 5k Run. The fitness event was held at Michigan International Speedway on Wednesday, November 22nd concurrently with the grand opening of the Holiday Light display. Participants in the 5k Run/Walk were routed […]

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A Celebration of Saints

E. Providence – Each year the students of Sacred Heart School celebrate All Saints’ Day November 1st by dressing as a saint. The entire school attends Mass which is followed by a parade of the Saints. The main purpose for this activity is to help the students learn about the lives of the saints, the Church Triumphant, and the contributions that they made to the Kingdom of God on earth. The parents get involved too, because they are helping to create the costumes, therefore the Annual All Saints’ Parade is an event to enrich the lives of the extended Sacred Heart School Community.

Guanellian Laity Supports St. Louis Center

Chelsea – St. Joseph Mercy Hospital-Chelsea was the place to be on the evening of Saturday, November 11, 2017, as the 30th Annual St. Louis Center Fall Dinner Auction was held once again in the hospital’s dining room. Initiated in 1987, the event was meant to generate support in the community for St. Louis Center. […]

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Upcoming Jubilee Celebration

Celebrating fifty years in the priesthood is a huge milestone for anyone who has dedicated a lifetime of service to others through his faith. But two priests celebrating 50 years together from the same ordination class in Chiavenna, Italy would be even more remarkable. On Saturday, December 16, 2017, Fr. Joseph Rinaldo and Fr. Fortunato […]

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Christmas Cards with a Cause

The residents of St. Louis Center are no strangers to charity, so many people do so many wonderful things for their benefit. To do their part in serving others, the St. Louis Center Aktion Club is helping Kiwanis help people. They are once again selling Christmas cards to help raise funds to alleviate the suffering […]

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Enjoying a Taste of Chelsea

This year’s Taste of Chelsea event started out with the Italian theme of “Alla Tua Salute!” meaning “To Your Health” in English. Approximately 200 people visited St. Mary Parish on Saturday, October 7, 2017 to enjoy food and drink samples from all over the area. This included new entries this year from Chelsea Big Boy […]

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Children Celebrate a Saint

E. Providence – Students at Sacred Heart School prepared for the feast of St. Louis Guanella by learning more about his life. Each grade did projects for the event. First graders drew portraits and created alphabet books that used words to describe the life of the saintly Founder. The entire school community celebrated solemn Mass in his honor.

Renewal of Vows

Chelsea – On a feast very important to the Guanellian Family, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, fifteen Guanellian Cooperators joined the seven Servants of Charity priests of the Chelsea Community in renewing their vows and promises to the Congregation. Salvatore Bessaccia made his first Promise as a Guanellian Cooperator. Fr. Joseph Rinaldo celebrated Mass in the St. Louis Center chapel giving a homily on the ‘Joy of Love.’ A time of fellowship followed Mass.

Special Athletes at the Special Olympics

Residents from St. Louis Center look forward to the Special Olympics each year. It is not only a time to show of their athletic skills, but a chance to meet and spend time with hundreds of other persons with disabilities. They traveled to Mt. Pleasant MI where they stay in dormitories at Central Michigan University […]

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Ascension Day

E. Providence – To celebrate the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord on Thursday, May 25th, the students of Sacred Heart School planned a May Crowning and special Mass. The tradition is to crown a statue outdoors, but this year the weather did not cooperate. Mass and the Crowning were held inside. Fr. Franklin Michael, SdC, who was visiting the Rhode Island Community assisted Fr. Silvio at the school Mass.