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Calendar of Events › Ann Arbor

August 22, 2014

Polish Parish Festival

Annual Polish Festival at Our Lady of the Scapular (Mt. Carmel), 10th Street and Vinewood, Wyandotte: August 22, 23, and 24; Polish music, church tours, family style dinners, Polish food, dancing, raffles, bingo, giant rummage sale, Polish Imported articles, games of skill, beer and more! Free off street parking; Polish folk Mass at Noon on Sunday.

Start: August 22, 2014 4:00 PM
End: August 22, 2014 11:00 PM
Cost: FREE

August 20, 2014

Ave Maria Radio Fall Membership Drive

The Fall Membership Drive is part of Ave Maria Radio’s annual fundraising calendar. Ave Maria Radio is listener supported and we need your help! Make your pledge by calling 877-288-1077, or go on-line to www.avemariaradio.net. Build the Church and Bless the Nation

Start: August 20, 2014 8:00 AM
End: August 20, 2014 5:00 PM

Dearborn Area Right to Life “Focus on Life” Dinner

Dearborn Area Right to Life’s annual “Focus on Life” dinner with guest speaker Jonathon Van Maren, communications director for the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform. The event will take place at the Fr. Patrick O’Kelley Knights of Columbus Hall, 23663 Park Street in Dearborn on Friday, September 12th from 6pm – 9pm. Tickets are $30 per person for adults, $15 for students, $5 for children 10 years and under or $200 for a table of 8. For additional information contact Susan Tesorero at 313-274-6237 or visit the website at www.dearbornrtl.org

Start: August 20, 2014 8:00 AM
End: August 20, 2014 5:00 PM
Cost: $30 adult, $15 student, $5 child, $200/Table of 8

August 2, 2014 – August 3, 2014

Kiwanis Benefit Sale for Michigan Abilities Center

Benefit Sale for Kiwanis Satellite at the Michigan Abilities Center
Sat & Sun, August 2nd & 3rd from 9-5 Location: 7285 W. Ellsworth, Ann Arbor, 48103 (between Zeeb & Parker)

Sale items include: antiques, clothing, farm equipment, furniture, horse tack, household, mechanic tools & parts, office, recreation, and much more! Visit MAC’s Facebook page for more details.

Proceeds to benefit the Kiwanis service satellite at Michigan Abilities Center & Heritage Hill Farms. To further broaden the Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor’s service to the community, it has recently established its first volunteer service-oriented satellite at the Michigan Abilities Center (MAC). MAC provides equine assisted therapy, learning, and wellness to clients with special needs of all ages at a 60-acre historic farm in SW Ann Arbor. All are welcome to come to the benefit sale, as well as to come discover the healing & empowering benefits of “horsepower” combined with therapeutic & alternative approaches. Volunteers are also welcome to improve their physical and spiritual fitness while helping others with special needs.

Start: August 2, 2014 12:00 AM
End: August 3, 2014 12:00 AM
Cost: None

August 10, 2014

Day of Devotion in Honor of St. Philomena

Please join Detroit’s Historic St. Joseph’s Catholic Church for Public Devotions in Honor of St. Philomena.

August the 10th is traditionally held to be the day on which St. Philomena was martyred. In the famous private revelations concerning the saint’s life, the saint stated: “…August the tenth was the day of my rest, my triumph, my birth into Heaven, my entering into the possession of such eternal goods as the human mind cannot possibly imagine…. My soul took flight towards my heavenly Spouse, who placed me, with the crown of virginity and the palm of martyrdom, in a distinguished place among the elect. The day that was so happy for me and saw me enter into glory was Friday, the third hour after mid-day, the same hour that saw my Divine Master expire.” (St. Philomena to Mother Maria Luisa di Gesù, August 1833, www.philomena.org)

“Credited with countless miracles and intercessions since discovery of her tomb in the most ancient catacombs of St. Priscilla in Rome in 1802, St. Philomena is prayed to by people of diverse ages, culture and social standing around the world. The young virgin who was martyred at age 13, willingly traded her earthly life for heavenly salvation and continues her work today promoting the virtues of purity and sanctity among the world’s youth and bringing the faithful closer to our Blessed Mother and Jesus Christ. It would seem she was held in quiet reserve by God for nearly seventeen centuries and summoned at a time when so much uncertainty and absence of faith abound.” (From the Living Rosary Association, www.philomena.org)

The schedule of the day will be as follows:

9:05 AM: Recitation of the Rosary

9:30 AM: Tridentine Latin Sung Mass followed by prayers to St. Philomena and veneration of the First Class Relic of St. Philomena

11:30 AM: English/Latin Mass followed by prayers to St. Philomena and veneration of the First Class Relic of St. Philomena

St. Philomena books, statues, chaplets and medals will be available for sale in the our Gift Shop in the Parish Hall after both the Masses. (Please note: we do not carry the Cords or the Oil of St. Philomena)

Start: August 10, 2014 12:00 AM
End: August 10, 2014 12:00 AM

August 20, 2014

The Spirituality of Chant: Seminar and Workshop

 Wednesday, August 20, 2014

St. Mary Cathedral Parish Center, 219 Seymour Ave., Lansing

Timothy Flynn, Ph.D., facilitator & instructor

 This workshop is designed for those who love Gregorian chant but are not necessarily trained musicians. We will sing simple chants throughout the day, learning the flow and rhythm of chant, its various uses during Mass and the Holy Offices, and the basics of how to point psalmody for use in your own devotions. It will not be a dry and academic approach to chant, but a participatory experience designed to help you use chant to enter more fully into prayer and connect with the holy. Participants do not need to be able to read music to enjoy and benefit from this experience. The day will culminate in sung Evening Prayer. 

 August 20, 2014, Wed., from 9 am -5:30 pm, Cathedral Parish Center 

$12.00 per person (this includes lunch, refreshments & materials) 

To register or for more information, contact: 

Marlene Galus 517-372-7186, 

or Dr. Timothy Flynn at tflynn@olivetcollege.edu 

Date: August 20, 2014

July 19, 2014

The Festival at St. Joseph Church

Summertime fun for the entire family! Join us on Saturday, July 19th or Sunday, July 20th for great food, free entertainment, bingo, athletic competitions, classic car show, craft tent, and much more. The festival grounds are located at 6805 Mast Road at the corner of North Territorial Road…just 6 miles west of US 23 and 3 miles north of Dexter. Go to stjosfestival.com for a schedule of events.

Start: July 19, 2014 12:00 PM
End: July 19, 2014 12:00 PM
Cost: Free

August 20, 2014

An Evening for Young Adults (18+)

What is Pope Francis teaching us about the New Evangelization…and how really “new” is it, anyway? Capuchin Friar and former Provincial Minister, Br. John Celichowski will engage participants in an evening of reflection and conversation that will deepen our discipleship. Starting at 5:30 PM with a light meal and fellowship in the Solanus Casey Center’s Creation Garden, 1820 Mt. Elliott St., Detroit, MI. Please RSVP by 8/17: text Br. MJ (312) 833-8936 or email mjgroark@gmail.com.

Start: August 20, 2014 12:00 AM
End: August 20, 2014 12:00 AM
Cost: Free

August 6, 2014

SE Michigan GK Chesterton Society Meeting

We are a local group of the American Chesterton Society. We meet monthly to discuss the writings of GK Chesterton. Our current book is Orthodoxy, at this meeting we will discuss Chapter 8. All are welcome.

Start: August 6, 2014 12:00 AM
End: August 6, 2014 12:00 AM
Cost: Free

August 9, 2014

Heavenly Cruz Car Show

Car show for all years, makes models including trucks and foreign.
Live music featuring The Wreckage.
Food and Drinks
Door prizes
acres of room

Start: August 9, 2014 12:00 AM
End: August 9, 2014 12:00 AM
Cost: $15 per show car, General admission is donation
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