Description: The 20th Annual Mass for Commerce, a liturgy celebrated for the business and professional community of Southeast Michigan, will be held Wednesday, October 16, at 8:00 am at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2701 Chicago Boulevard in Detroit. Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Michael J. Byrnes will be the main celebrant. All are invited to attend the Mass in thanksgiving for God's gifts of love and grace. For 20 years, this Mass has given those in the business community an opportunity to spread the hope and joy that comes from knowing Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.
John Sier Co-chairperson, Mass for Commerce Steering Committee
Description: The Focus on Life Banquet will be held Saturday Oct. 26 at LaRoy's Hall, 12375 Telegraph Rd. in LaSalle, MI. This event is sponsored by Monroe County Right to Life, an affiliate of Right to Life of Michigan. The social hour starts at 6 p.m. Dinner starts at 7. The keynote speaker is Ellen Salter, who has a "powerful and life affirming testimony" to share about her daughter Meghan. The baby was born healthy in 2002 but when Meghan was about two months old, she developed serious medical problems. She now has very limited communication abilities and needs ventilator assistance.