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Mass and Blessing for Volunteers

I want to call forward all those who serve the Church in some capacity to join me for a special holy hour, Mass, and blessing at Mother of God church on the Fridays of Epiphany.

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Feast of the Immaculate Conception

On Wednesday, December 8, 2022, on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Veronica Pacho and Sophia Elias both received their medals from the Chaldean Sisters Novitiate, Daughters of Mary Immaculate. Sr. Bernadette Setto and Sr. Immaculata Kassab also renewed their vows. The ceremony and Mass was celebrated by Bp. Francis Kalabat at Mother of God Chaldean Church in Southfield, Michigan.

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Subdiaconate Ordination of Namir Narra

This past Sunday, on our annual Diocesan “Day of Vocations,” the Chaldean community celebrated as Namir Narra received his stole and was ordained to the subdiaconate by Bishop Francis Kalabat, bringing him one step closer to ordination to the priesthood! The ceremony and Mass took place on December 5, 2021 at Mar Addai Chaldean Church in Oak Park, Michigan.

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Immaculate Conception Mission Christmas Recital

On Saturday, December 4, 2021, our Immaculate Conception Chaldean Catholic Mission in Wayland, Massachusetts, hosted a Christmas Recital. The Immaculate Conception Chaldean Choir and the United in Christ Coptic Orthodox Choir prayed and sang together in unity as one body in Christ, preparing for the coming of our Lord Savior Jesus Christ.

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3rd Annual Bishop’s Dinner Registration Open

Join Bishop Francis Kalabat on Thursday, February 10, 2022 for the 3rd Annual Bishop’s Dinner—a benefit dinner in support of our seminarians, priests, and parishes. Our night of celebration will take place at Palazzo Grande on Ba’utha Thanksgiving, also known as Chaldean Thanksgiving, to give thanks to our Lord for all the blessings He has bestowed upon our diocese over the last 40 years. For more information or to register, visit

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