As many have heard in the news- the MDHHS reported a new case of measles in our area. On Sunday, March 31st, the individual that was diagnosed was traveling from the State of Texas made a stop in Sturgis, MI to attend Mass here at Holy Angels Parish.
We would like to inform you that we contacted our local health department and have done all their recommendations to keep our church buildings safe for any visitors post this incident. If you feel you were exposed or have any questions regarding this disease please visit the following link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website:
Symptoms of measles usually begin 7-14 days after exposure, but can appear up to 21 days after exposure and may include:
High fever (may spike to over 104˚F)
Red, watery eyes (conjunctivitis)
Tiny white spots on the inner cheeks, gums, and roof of the mouth (Koplik spots) 2-3 days after symptoms begin
A rash that is red, raised, blotchy; usually starts on face, spreads to trunk, arms, and legs 3-5 days after symptoms begin.
If symptoms develop, call your doctor or emergency room before arriving so they can take precautions to prevent exposure to others. If you would like to speak to a nurse call our local health department,BHSJ Community Health Agency, at 517-279-9561.
All are welcome!! We have invited special guest to share a talk with us about Lent. We will begin by celebrating Holy Mass at 11:00 a.m. The talk will begin at 11:45 a.m. followed with a light lunch and refreshments.
Special guest include: Rev. Antony Rajesh, Rev. Paul Redmond, and Rev. Jose Haro
Tuesday, March 12th, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Proclamation of the Word and Examination of Conscience. Five priest will be available to hear confessions.
Stations of the Cross
Fridays, March 8th – April 12th
7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. The presentation of the Live Passion will be on Good Friday, April 19th, 5:30 p.m. at Oaklawn Terrace Park in Sturgis, MI.
Bible Study – No Greater Love
Thursdays, March 7th – April 11th
6:15 – 8:00 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Mission in White Pigeon, MI
Theology on Tap will not meet in May or June. We will share the next meeting dates soon. Thank you for participating in previous discussions. If you have any topics you would like to hear about in the future please email to email@example.com.
You can check out some of the previous talks here:
Our guest speaker, Eric Scheske, is a local attorney and has a captivating history in writing, teaching, and speaking on Catholic topics. Here are some of his credentials:
Former Editor of Gilbert, The Magazine of G.K. Chesterton
Former columnist for National Catholic Register
Published articles for more than a dozen publications, including the Columbia Magazine, Touchstone, The Catholic Faith, Homiletic and Pastoral Review, Our Sunday Visitor, New Covenant, Lay Witness, Detroit Free Press, and Detroit News.
Recipient of The John Paul II Memorial Splendor of Truth Award (awarded by the Lansing Catholic Lawyer’s Guild).
Speaker at two Kalamazoo Diocese Donovan lectures
Speaker at the Kalamazoo Diocese Red Mass for lawyers
Speaker at G.K. Chesterton Conference in Minneapolis
Speaker at Catholic Business Guild of Fresno, California