We are presenting for the first time our Future 5. Every year we hope to highlight exceptional members of the community younger than 35 who are proving to be leaders in their respective fields. We asked you, our readers, to nominate and these are the first five we have picked.Read More
Parishioners from all of the Chaldean churches in Metro- Detroit along with members of the Eastern Catholic Re-Evangelization Center (ECRC) were among the thousands of people who attended the Beatification of Blessed Father Solanus Casey. Not only were Chaldeans in attendance but two participated in the historic event at Ford Field in Detroit.Read More
Chaldean food, there is nothing quite like it. It’s flavorful, delicious, and labor-intensive but worth all of the effort. On the whole, Chaldean food can be quite healthy –plenty of dishes call for fresh vegetables, beans, and wholesome nuts, seeds, and grains, but there can be room for improvement with some of our most cherished dishes. With the holidays around the corner, Chaldean cooks Clair Garmo Konja and Samira Cholagh offer us timely and sound advice when it comes to reimagining our favorite Chaldean foods in a new, more nutritious way.Read More
With few changes in the case of detained community members at-risk of deportation, the Chaldean Community Foundation has once again teamed up with retired Senator Carl Levin and the Honigman Law Firm in an effort to obtain information from Homeland Security. The foundation is hoping to obtain a copy of the agreement that was made between the United States and Iraq. The letter requesting the information is attached below.Read More
As a result of the opiate/narcotic crisis, Peter’s Angels hosted a resource fair on Sunday, September 24 at St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church in Troy. Named after Peter Alraihani, who lost his life at 27-years-old to an overdose in 2014, Peter’s Angels was formed by his aunt Iman Numan and sister Angie Toma. They wanted to raise awareness of the drug epidemic within the Chaldean community and to provide prevention through education and awareness.Read More
To my community,
I feel an urgent need to reach out to our community leaders and the entire Chaldean community!
Last week I buried my nephew, only 26 years old. His life ended too soon due to a drug overdose. My family is devastated by the tragic loss of our loved one. I wanted you to know that this problem has not only touched our family, but has become a problem throughout our community.Read More