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“Angels for a Day” Spread Cheer in Detroit
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Celebrations brighten holiday for more than a thousand children

One hundred volunteers participated in five posadas (Spanish-style Christmas parties) organized by Regnum Christi members for the underprivileged in metropolitan Detroit this Christmas season.
One hundred volunteers participated in five posadas (Spanish-style Christmas parties) organized by Regnum Christi members for the underprivileged in metropolitan Detroit this Christmas season.

Detroit – The “Angel for a Day” program, an international service of Regnum Christi members, hosted five Spanish-styleChristmas parties or posadas for about 1500 kids in several locations: throughout Michigan, including downtown Detroit, Pontiac, Imlay City and Grand Rapids.

About one 100 volunteers, mostly high school and college-age participants in prayer groups known as Christian Life teams, organized and ran these Christmas parties. Students from Everest Academy, Thomas Moore School and members of Conquest Clubs for boys helped to collect candy and
Santa Claus brought peasants for good boys and girls.
Santa Claus brought peasants for good boys and girls.
toys for the parties.

A fundraiser dinner at Pet’s Coney Island, a restaurant in Clarkston, Michigan, helped collect money for the parties.

The posadas featured piñatas, raffles, a meal and Santa Claus giving presents to the children.


PUBLICATION DATE: 2007-01-23


 
 

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