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The art of helping

Alice von Hildebrand, DCSG | Special to The Michigan Catholic When one reaches a certain age, one becomes increasingly dependent on the help and kindness of others, whether family, friends or neighbors. Asking for help and receiving it, have taught me a few lessons which I wish to share. The art of helping is poignantly…

St. Clair Shores parish offers unique ministry designed for grandparents

Catholic Grandparents Association helps older adults minister to grandchildren, keep in touch with other grandparents ST. CLAIR SHORES — It was Divine Mercy Sunday, and St. Margaret of Scotland parishioner Celine LaTorre was watching a television program, when a woman on the screen caught her attention. The person was Catherine Wiley, talking about a ministry she…

Pediatrician who exposed Flint water crisis honored at Clawson school

CLAWSON — The pediatrician who brought the height of the Flint water crisis to the forefront of state and national political leaders was honored Feb. 1 by the local Catholic school from which she graduated. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha returned to Guardian Angels School in Clawson to receive the school’s Distinguished Alumni Award from Guardian Angels’ pastor,…