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Alma St. Mary’s Challenge Went Over the Top!

It is pretty evident that supporters of St. Mary’s School in Alma were up for a challenge this spring. They raised $34,000 during their annual Mardi Gras Auction, more than doubling the $16,000 donation that three organizations challenged them to […]

Nouvel Students Benefit from Generosity and Good Fortune

The Catholic Community Foundation of Mid-Michigan endowment for Barbara Shaffran began with a stroke of luck. When her son Paul won $5,000 in the Nouvel Catholic Central Elementary Athletic Association Big Draw raffle years ago, her husband Charles suggested he […]

Golden Girls with Golden Hearts: CCFMM’s First Major Donors

  They lived frugally, with a noble end-goal in sight. Two of the three sisters never married. They saved and dreamed of how they could help the poor and the Catholic Church they so loved. The Koncavich (Kun-ca’-vich) sisters—Stella, Mary, […]

CCFMM to Highlight Church Nativities: Blessed Trinity Catholic Church

CCFMM to Highlight Church Nativities Blessed Trinity Catholic Church   It probably isn’t surprising that this inspiring Nativity set at Frankenmuth’s Blessed Trinity Catholic Church was imported from Italy by Bronner’s Christmas Wonderland. It was purchased and donated to Blessed […]

CCFMM to Highlight Church Nativities: Holy Family Catholic Church

CCFMM to Highlight Church Nativities Holy Family Catholic Church   Displaying a Nativity scene at churches and in homes is an historic Catholic tradition that helps us meditate on the gift of Jesus’ birth in a humble stable. This Advent […]


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