2019 Stride for Seminarians

On September 22, 2019, supporters of our Chaldean seminarians gathered at the Detroit Zoo in Royal Oak, Michigan, for the sixth annual Stride for Seminarians. After a morning stroll through the Zoo, families gathered together in prayer and to celebrate Sunday Mass with Bp. Francis Kalabat.

Chaldean Martyrs One Step Closer to Sainthood

On August 27, Bp. Francis Kalabat signed the conclusion of the diocesan phase of the cause of canonization for Sr. Cecilia Hanna, Bp. Faraj Raho, Fr. Ragheed Ganni, and his companions Basman Daoud, Wahid Isho, and Gassan Bidawid.

Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady 2019

On August 14, the Chaldean community celebrated the Feast of the Assumption of Mary at Our Lady of the Fields Camp & Retreat Center (Camp Chaldean). Mass took place in the St. George Shrine, followed by a candle light vigil and procession through the camp.

Blessed Solanus Casey Mass 2019

In honor of the upcoming feast day of Blessed Solanus Casey, the Most Reverend Francis Y. Kalabat, bishop of St. Thomas the Apostle Chaldean Catholic eparchy, celebrated Mass in the beautiful Saint Bonaventure Chapel at the Solanus Casey Center in Detroit.

Presbyteral Ordinations 2019

On July 6, the Chaldean community gathered at Mother of God Cathedral in Southfield, Michigan, as Fr. Rodney Abasso and Fr. Perrin Atisha were ordained to the priesthood.