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Chaldean Caucus of Michigan Recommends the Following
By Chaldean Caucus :: Tuesday, November 7, 2006 :: 31781 Views :: Government & Society

The Chaldean Caucus is a non-partisan organization with a mission of educating policy makers about Chaldeans and encouraging policies that support American Chaldeans.

The Michigan chapter of the Chaldean Caucus makes the following recommendations for the midterm elections for candidates and proposals that best support the Chaldean community, the state of Michigan, and America.

The Chaldean Caucus is an approved organization of the community website and will be posting policy related issues that impact the American Chaldean community on this website.

To learn more about the Chaldean Caucus or to join our efforts please e-mail ChaldeanCaucus@yahoo.com.

GOVERNOR & LT. GOVERNOR, 4 year term, Vote for 1 position: 
Dick DeVos
Ruth Johnson

SECRETARY OF STATE: 4 year term, Vote for 1 position:
Terri Lynn Land
 
 
ATTORNEY GENERAL: 4 year term, Vote for 1 position:  
Mike Cox
 
UNITED STATES SENATOR: 6 year term, Vote for 1 position
Michael Bouchard

12TH DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE IN CONGRESS: 2 year term, Vote for 1 position
Randell J. Shafer
 
14TH DISTRICT STATE SENATOR: 4 year term, Vote for 1 position
Tara L. Bellingar
 
35TH DISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVE: 2 year term, Vote for 1 position
Marc Zwick

MEMBER OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, 8 year term, Vote for 2 positions
Tom McMillin
Eileen Weiser

MEMBER OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN BOARD OF REGENTS, 8 year term, Vote for 2 positions
David Brandon
Susan Brown

MEMBER OF THE MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, 8 year term, Vote for 2 positions
Dee Cook
Dave Porteous
 
MEMBER OF THE WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF GOVERNORS, 8 year term, Vote for 2 positions
John Akouri
Andrew G. McLemore, Jr.
 
OAKLAND COUNTY COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 21: 2 year term, Vote for 1 position
Mary L. Engelman

JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT: 8 year term, Vote for 2 positions
Michael F. Cavanagh
Maura Denise Corrigan
 
46TH DISTRICT JUDGE OF THE DISTRICT COURT INCUMBENT, 6 year term, Vote for 1 position
Richard Smart
  
OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE TRUSTEE (OAKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT RESIDENTS ONLY) 6 year term, Vote for 2 positions
Charles Chambers
Pamala M. Davis
 
 
HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION Z
A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO REQUIRE THAT MONEY HELD IN CONSERVATION AND RECREATION FUNDS CAN ONLY BE USED FOR THEIR INTENDED PURPOSES

 
VOTE YES
 
 
MICHIGAN CIVIL RIGHTS INITIATIVE PETITION
A PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE STATE CONSTITUTION TO BAN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PROGRAMS THAT GIVE PREFERENTIAL TREATMENT TO GROUPS OR INDIVIDUALS BASED ON THEIR RACE, GENDER, COLOR, ETHNICITY OR NATIONAL ORIGIN FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION OR CONTRACTING PURPOSES

 
VOTE YES
 

DOVE HUNTING REFERENDUM
A REFERENDUM ON PUBLIC ACT 160 OF 2004 – AN ACT TO ALLOW THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HUNTING SEASON FOR MOURNING DOVES

VOTE NO
 
 

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION E
A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO PROHIBIT GOVERNMENT FROM TAKING PRIVATE PROPERTY BY EMINENT DOMAIN FOR CERTAIN PRIVATE PURPOSES

 
VOTE YES
 
 
 
EDUCATIONAL FUNDING GUARANTEE
A LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVE TO ESTABLISH MANDATORY SCHOOL FUNDING LEVELS

 
VOTE NO
 

OPERATING MILLAGE RENEWAL PROPOSAL
(BIRMINGHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT RESIDENTS ONLY) SCHOOL DISTRICT OF THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM
 
VOTE NO

Mother of God Church, MI USA

 

Mother of God Chaldean Catholic Church
25585 Berg Road
Southfield, MI 48033
Tel: (248) 356-0565
Fax: (248) 356-5235
Email:
MotherOfGodChurch@yahoo.com

Founding Pastor:
Msgr. Geroge Garmo in 1972
The current church building
was completed in 1980.

Pastor:
Rev.  Manuel Yousif Boji

Parochial Vicar:
Rev. Wisam Matti
 


 MASS SCHEDULE
Daily:  10:00 AM Chaldean
Tuesdays:  5:30 PM Chaldean/English 
Saturdays:  Ramsha 4:45-5:20 PM; Mass 5:30 PM Chaldean   
Sundays:  8:30 AM Arabic, 10:00 AM English, 12:00 PM Chaldean

 1st Friday, Sodality Prayers 11 AM – 12 PM
1st Saturday, Immaculate Heart Sodality Prayers 4:00 PM

TEAM NAME:
Mother of God Guardian Angels

SERVICES:
Communion & Catechism School
Chaldean Language School
Hall Rental
Wedding Services
Baptism Services
Funeral Services

CHURCH GROUPS:
Monday: Family Bible Study 8:00 P.M. Upper Hall
Friday: Young Adult English Bible Study 7:30 P.M. Lower Hall
Wednesday: Young Adult Arabic Bible Study 7:30 P.M. Lower Hall
Prayer Groups
Our Lady Social
Ur of the Chaldees
Knights of Columbus
Mass Servers
Youth Choir
Adult Choir
Family Fun Friday
Friday Friends
Communications Ministry
Chaldean Teens Coming Together
Performance Ministry
Gift Store
Library and Research
Social Ministry & Support
Chaldean Language Classes
Fishers of Men
 


 Rev. Manuel Yousif Boji

Fr. Manuel was born in Telkaif in the suburbs of Nineveh, Iraq in 1946.   Reverend Manuel Boji entered the Chaldean Seminary in Mousl in 1958 and was ordained a priest in Baghdad in 1968.  His first assignment was in Telkaif where he served for 19 years.  In July 1987, Fr. Manuel was assigned  to the United States  where he assisted Mar Addai Parish in Oak Park, Michigan for six months.  From March 1988 until April 1990, he was administrator of Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit, Michigan.  Fr. Manuel completed his Masters and Doctorate work from both U of D Mercy and Wayne State University while assigned to the United States.  In May 1990, Fr. Manuel was assigned to Mother of God Parish and is currently serving there as Rector of the Cathedral. 

Parochial Vicar: Rev. Wisam Matti

Fr. Wisam was born in Basrah, Iraq on October 30, 1971. Completing his education in Iraq and serving in the military Fr. Wisam then entered the Chaldean Seminary in Baghdad in 1984.  He was ordained a priest in Karemlees a suburb of Nineveh on July 4th 1997.  His first assignment was in Mosul where he served for five years.  On January 21, 2002, Fr. Wisam was transferred to the Unites States and was assigned to Mother of God Parish where he is currently serving as parochial vicar.  Fr. Wisam, earned his Master in Pastoral Theology on April 28, 2007 from Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, Michigan. 

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