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Refugee Workshops Help Chaldean Families Learn About the U.S.
By Sam Yousif :: Saturday, November 15, 2008 :: 66542 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

St. George, MI USA
St. George Chaldean Catholic Church
45700 Dequinder Rd.,
Shelby Twp., MI 48317
Tel: (586) 254-7221
Fax: (586) 254-2874
 
Pastor: Rev.
Emanuel Shaleta
Parochial Vicar:
Rev. Basel Yaldo

Rev. Emanuel Shaleta 
Rev. Emanuel Hana Isho Shaleta was born in the village of Peshabur in northern Iraq. After completing his primary education he applied and was admitted in September 1971, to the illustrious St. John Seminary in Mosul, Iraq. In 1977 Rev. Shaleta was awarded a scholarship to study philosophy and theology in the renowned Urbaniana Pontifical University in Rome. There he obtained a Ph.D. in Biblical Theology. 
 
The reverends impressive work earned him the honor to be ordained to the priesthood by the hands of Pope John Paul II, in St. Peter Basilica in Rome on May 31, 1984. 
 
On June 3, 1987, Fr. Shaleta was assigned to serve as pastor for St. Paul Assyrian Chaldean Catholic Church in North Hollywood, California, where he served for just about a decade and a half. 
 
In December 2000, Fr. Shaleta was called to assist St. Jospeh Catholic Chaldean Church in Troy, Michigan and shortly thereafter was appointed pastor in 2002. Fr. Shaleta’s impressive leadership merited a unanimous appointment as the first pastor of St. George Chaldean Catholic Church, in Shelby Twp. Michigan, billed as the largest Chaldean church in the world. Fr. Shaleta continues to this day to impressively lead the faithful and offer wonderful opportunities and service to the community. 
 
Rev. Basel Yaldo
 
Rev. Basel Yaldo was born in Telkaif, Iraq in 1970. Rev. Yaldo graduated from the National Teachers College in Iraq in 1989 and was drafted in the army in 1990. In 1993, he was honorably discharged for his service. A year later Rev. Yaldo was admitted to Babel College in Baghdad to study philosophy and theology. There Fr. Yaldo, received a scholarship to study in Rome at Urban College, where he completed his bachelor’s degree in theology in 2001. 
 
On November 23, 2002, Fr. Yaldo was ordained a priest by His Excellency Bishop Ibrahim N. Ibrahim, Bishop of the Diocese of St. Thomas the Apostle for the Chaldeans. Fr. Yaldo continued his studies whereby he completed a masters degree in Dogmatic Theology with a focus on Marian studies from Urban College in 2003. 
 
The following year he was appointed assistant director of the seminary in the Dora district of Baghdad, and taught Dogmatic Theology at Babel College. His commanding leadership and steadfast skills earned him the secretarial appointment to Patriarch Emanuel III Delly. Upon completion of his duties as patriarchal secretary, Fr. Yaldo was nominated and selected as assistant pastor to St. George Chaldean Catholic Church Shelby Township, Michigan.