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Refugee Workshops Help Chaldean Families Learn About the U.S.
By Sam Yousif :: Saturday, November 15, 2008 :: 72373 Views :: Living & Lifestyle, Career & Education, Government & Society, Chaldean Churches



M
ichigan, USA – St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Troy, Michigan continues to host an array of services for refugee assistance.  Along with English classes, school tutoring for children, and family support services the church campus will now feature special workshops geared to refugee families.  

“The love and help for us at St. Jospeh and all the churches, makes me thank God every second,” says Habiba Yousip through a translator.  “If it was not for our Church we would all be dead.”

The workshops provide informative sessions to help refugee arrivals transition to life in the United States.  Sessions include knowing your neighbor, taxes and financial planning, keeping your children safe, apartment living, senior housing, food safety, and disaster preparedness. 

Refugee Workshop Schedule: 2008-2009
Mark your calendars! 

Don’t miss these informative sessions to assist your transition to life in the United States. Plan to attend them all:

Mon., Nov. 10, ‘08

Understanding the welfare system, Being good neighbors

Mon. Dec. 15, ‘08

Your money: taxes & financial planning

Mon., Jan. 19, ‘09

Keeping your children safe

Mon., Feb. 16, ‘09

Apartment living, senior housing, food safety, disaster preparedness

More to come!
Save these dates, too
More workshops scheduled for:
March 16 w April 20 w May 18

All Workshops  
6-8 p.m.

St. Joseph Chaldean Church
2442 E. Big Beaver Rd.
Troy, MI 48083

 Refreshments w childcare 

For More Information
Call your Agency 
 

Archdiocese of Detroit

Sr. Beth Murphy, OP
(313) 921.1498
 

Lutheran Social Services

Rafat Ita
(248) 423.2790
 

USCRI

Veronica Marroki
(313) 581.4420

ابرشية ديترويت

محاضرات تخص اللآجئين

للفترة من 2008-2009

 

 لاتدع هذه المحاضرات القيمة تفوتك لأنها تساعدك في هذه الحالة الأنتقالية التي تعيشها انت وعائلتك في الولايات المتحدة وحاول الحضور الى هذه الدورات التثقيفية كما في ادناه:-

 

-         الأثنين المصادف 11/10/2008 محاضرة حول فهم نظام الوولفير

-         الأثنين المصادف 12/15/2008 محاضرة حول المصاريف- الضرائب وتنظيم المصاريف

-         الأثنين المصادف 01/19/ 2009كيفية حماية اطفالك

-         الأثنين المصادف 02/16/ 2009السكن في الشقق- مجمعات كبار السن - سلامة الغذاء- الأستعداد لمواجهة الكوارث الطبيعية

 

المحاضرات تبدأ الساعة 6 – 8 مساءً في كنيسة سانت جوزيف الكائنة على العنوان التالي:

 

2442 شرق الميل السادس عشر-منطقة تروي

 MI-48083

 

    لمزيد من المعلومات يرجى الأتصال بمنظمتك:-

-         ابرشية ديترويت: الماسير بيث مورفي

313-921-1498

-   منظمة اللوثيرن: رأفت ايتا

248-423-2790

- المنظمة الأمريكية لرعاية اللآجئين

خالد عبو

313-581-4420

Mother of God Church, MI USA

 

Mother of God Chaldean Catholic Church
25585 Berg Road
Southfield, MI 48033
Tel: (248) 356-0565
Fax: (248) 356-5235
Email:
MotherOfGodChurch@yahoo.com

Founding Pastor:
Msgr. Geroge Garmo in 1972
The current church building
was completed in 1980.

Pastor:
Rev.  Manuel Yousif Boji

Parochial Vicar:
Rev. Wisam Matti
 


 MASS SCHEDULE
Daily:  10:00 AM Chaldean
Tuesdays:  5:30 PM Chaldean/English 
Saturdays:  Ramsha 4:45-5:20 PM; Mass 5:30 PM Chaldean   
Sundays:  8:30 AM Arabic, 10:00 AM English, 12:00 PM Chaldean

 1st Friday, Sodality Prayers 11 AM – 12 PM
1st Saturday, Immaculate Heart Sodality Prayers 4:00 PM

TEAM NAME:
Mother of God Guardian Angels

SERVICES:
Communion & Catechism School
Chaldean Language School
Hall Rental
Wedding Services
Baptism Services
Funeral Services

CHURCH GROUPS:
Monday: Family Bible Study 8:00 P.M. Upper Hall
Friday: Young Adult English Bible Study 7:30 P.M. Lower Hall
Wednesday: Young Adult Arabic Bible Study 7:30 P.M. Lower Hall
Prayer Groups
Our Lady Social
Ur of the Chaldees
Knights of Columbus
Mass Servers
Youth Choir
Adult Choir
Family Fun Friday
Friday Friends
Communications Ministry
Chaldean Teens Coming Together
Performance Ministry
Gift Store
Library and Research
Social Ministry & Support
Chaldean Language Classes
Fishers of Men
 


 Rev. Manuel Yousif Boji

Fr. Manuel was born in Telkaif in the suburbs of Nineveh, Iraq in 1946.   Reverend Manuel Boji entered the Chaldean Seminary in Mousl in 1958 and was ordained a priest in Baghdad in 1968.  His first assignment was in Telkaif where he served for 19 years.  In July 1987, Fr. Manuel was assigned  to the United States  where he assisted Mar Addai Parish in Oak Park, Michigan for six months.  From March 1988 until April 1990, he was administrator of Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit, Michigan.  Fr. Manuel completed his Masters and Doctorate work from both U of D Mercy and Wayne State University while assigned to the United States.  In May 1990, Fr. Manuel was assigned to Mother of God Parish and is currently serving there as Rector of the Cathedral. 

Parochial Vicar: Rev. Wisam Matti

Fr. Wisam was born in Basrah, Iraq on October 30, 1971. Completing his education in Iraq and serving in the military Fr. Wisam then entered the Chaldean Seminary in Baghdad in 1984.  He was ordained a priest in Karemlees a suburb of Nineveh on July 4th 1997.  His first assignment was in Mosul where he served for five years.  On January 21, 2002, Fr. Wisam was transferred to the Unites States and was assigned to Mother of God Parish where he is currently serving as parochial vicar.  Fr. Wisam, earned his Master in Pastoral Theology on April 28, 2007 from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. 

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