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ST. ALPHONSUS ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Welcome!

We need you and your memories

Please become an important part
of the St.Alphonsus diaspora! 


Just $10./year
 Covers September 1 through August 31.
keeps you in touch, 
and funds:

~ St. Alphonsus Network~
~ Alumni Scholarship Fund~
~Alumni Newsletter~

 
We're here to help foster communication between alumni and to celebrate our special memories of St. Alphonsus Schools. 
  
St. Alphonsus is one of those rare instances where the opening of the school preceded the founding of the parish.

The first Catholic services were said in 1842 by the Redemptorist Fathers of Detroit. 

St. Alphonsus school was established in 1846. 
It was not until a decade later, in 1852,
that a parish was formally organized. 

President: Dennis Modzelewski ('69)
5565 Sutters Lane, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301
(248) 855-2591

Vice President:  Leslie Campau ('64) ~ vp@stalsalumni.org

Treasurer: Karen Cardelli Andrusiak ('69) ~ treasurer@stalsalumni.org 

Secretary: Colleen Masten Blanchfield ('71)  ~ secretary@stalsalumni.org

Newsletter: Renee Campau Vasiloff  ('72) ~ newsletter1@stalsalumni.org 

                Leslie Campau ('64) ~ vp@stalsalumni.org 

                David Katona ('72) ~ DaveKatona@stalsalumni.org 

Website: Michael Katona ('84) ~ webmaster@stalsalumni.org 
              
      Renee Hamilton-Newman ('83) ~ webmaster2@stalsalumni.org


November 2017 newsletter

The November issue of the alumni newsletter has been mailed. Dues paying member should have received their copy in early November.

If you want to keep up to date on alumni news, it's not too late.  Join the alumni association now!


ALUMNI EVENTS


2017 ALUMNI CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017

Oh the weather outside was frightening!!

 The 2017 Alumni Christmas Party was a great success regardless of the weatherman. Over 180 attendees braved the snow and ice to join in celebration of our alma mater. We were glad we hired a valet service. Hope we saved a few slips and falls. We will appreciate feedback on their service.
We were blessed by the presence of the St. Alphonsus-St. Clements priests Father Linus Kinyua, and Father Aaron DePeyster. Hopefully their blessing kept us safe on the trek home. Chester Lawrence '52 and member of the parish council made a request for mass attendance and contributions to the parish and reported some immediate results. Hope to see you also in the pews.
We made some special recognition to Don Summers '49 for his past support of the school, the class of '42 who raised funds during WWII for the flag pole and a commemorative plaque, and a recognition of our own Karen ( Cardelli '69) Andrusiak's selection as the Rose Award Volunteer of the year for Wayne County.
Compliments to the Chef; the food was excellent!  Finished off with cake and ice cream.
We had eight winners for the raffle who were happy campers. Thanks to ticket sellers for their salesmanship.
It goes without saying that a big thanks to our Board Members and our peeps who always come out to do the heavy lifting, especially all who helped break down the exhibits.
It was a pleasure seeing the old and the new alumni join in this wonderful event even in our winter wonderland. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas and join us next year.

The Christmas Luncheon Committee
Skip Dorrington '61, Mary Sue Croteau ‘62, Dennis C. Modzelewski '69






CHURCH EVENTS

St. Alphonsus-St. Clement Parish

~ Click to see the latest Church Paper. ~


Advent/Christmas Schedule

Vigil of Christmas Mass

Sunday, December 24th - 4:00 pm

Nativity of the Lord Mass

Monday, December 25th - 9:00 am & 11:00 am

(and 9:00 am @ HFV Chapel)

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Solemnity of Mary

Monday, January 1st - 9:00 am (Not a Holy Day of Obligation this Year)


ALUMNI MASS - 1st SATURDAY of the MONTH @ 4 p.m.

Our own version of the "Mass mob" 
~ ALUMNI MASS - 4:00 
on the First Saturday of every month.

The 4:00 pm Mass on the first Saturday of each month at St. Al’s is designated as the “Alumni Mass.” Many alumni who have returned for the recent Mass Mob event have said the church brings back so many memories that it feels like coming home. At this time the merger of the parishes seems to be infusing our church with new life. If your class is planning on gathering at the Alumni Mass for any special event please let the parish office know in advance. We encourage all alumni to consider participating and supporting St. Alphonsus – St. Clement Parish.

See you in church…and spread the word.

MASS SCHEDULE: 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday: 8:30 a.m.
Monday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
Monday Rosary: 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday Perpetual Help Devotion: 9 a.m.
Tuesday Mass @ Henry Ford Village: 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday (2nd Wed. of Month) @ HFV 
~ Holy Hour: 7 a.m.
Thursday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
Friday Mass: 8:30 a.m.
Friday (1st Fri. of Month) Eucharistic Adoration: 9:00 a.m.
Saturday Mass: 4 p.m. 
(3 p.m.~ Confessions / or by apt.)
Sunday Mass: 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Sunday Mass @ Henry Ford Village: 9 a.m.

St. Alphonsus-St. Clement Parish

Church: 13540 Gould St
Office: 7469 Calhoun Street
Dearborn, Michigan 48126
Office: (313) 581-5218
Fax: (313) 584-6530

Rev. Linus Kinyua - Pastor
Rev. Aaron DePeyster, Associate

Dcn. Stephen Bussa - Senior Deacon Emeritus (HFV Chapel)

HENRY FORD VILLAGE CHAPEL

15101 Ford Rd., Dearborn, MI 48126
Phone: (313) 846-7712 ext. 1121