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Catholic Charities Spring Gala
Most of the 350 tickets holders ($150) attended the Mercy in Action theme fundraiser at the Royal Park Hotel. During the cocktail hour, guests socialized and perused the silent auctions and wine pull ($13,425). Msgr. Chuck Kosanke co-chaired the event with Linda Luchi and chairs the board of CCSEM. (It was formed in 2013 by merging six county archdiocesan social service agencies.) After Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron said the grace before dinner, he told guests that he was reassigning Msgr. Kosanke from his duties as pastor at St. Regis in Bloomfield Township to two historic Detroit parishes – St. Anne’s and Most Holy Trinity.