Join us for a Communal Penance service on Sunday, March 26 at 3:00 pm In preparation for your Easter celebration.
Here is your opportunity to catch up on organizing those pictures! Don't wait. Contact Cindy Bell to register at 248-660-4931 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration includes plenty of space, snacks, vendors and prizes. The CROP will be held Friday from 6:00 p.m. to midnight ($12) and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ($35). Snacks will be provided on Friday and breakfast, lunch & dinner served on Saturday. Bring your friends and spend a relaxing day being waited on!
Margaret McGovern Daly was born on June 8, 1935 along with her twin sister, Marian McGovern Macciomei, the daughters of Robert and Gertrude Murray McGovern. She had sisters, Pat and Adele, also twins, Mary and brother Bob. All six siblings graduated from St. Michael School. After graduation Margaret worked as a secretary at Buick Motor Div. and later as a sectretary fo Flint Community Schools after her children were grown.
Margaret married her high school sweetheart, Dick Daly, on June 9, 1956 at St. Michael Church officiated by her cousin, Msgr. Damian McGovern. Dick and Margaret are the parents of six children, Chris (Rooster), Rick, Laura Smith, Julie Cenit, Rob and Ellen Perry. All six children graduated from Powers Catholic High School. She has ten grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Margaret's Great Grandparents, Patrick and Bridget McGovern, were from County Cavan, Ireland; James and Kitty Foster were from Donegal, Ireland; and Patrick and Elizabeth Murray were from County Meath, Ireland. All of these families came to the US in the mid-1800's.
Margaret's mother had a brother who was a priest, Msgr. Charles Murray. Her family tree lists three women who were in religions orders.
Margaret's husband Dick Daly, who passed away in August of 2015, was one of the founders of the present-day ST. patrick's Day celebhrations in Flint and was the fourth Grand Barshal in 1985. Dick and Margaret traveled to Ireland twice to research family history and kiss the GBlarney Stone. Dick nominated Margaret for Irish Mother of the year a few months before he died which makes this wonderful honor much more meaningful for the whole Daly family. Margaret is and active member of our Parish here in Goodrich where she serves as a volunterr and member of several groups. Margaret's interests besides her wonderful family are watercolor painting and drawing, genealogy, history and gardening
152 familes have contributed to our Capital Campaign. We are at $662,975.00 or 74% of our goal. Our commitment to the Diocese has been met. 100% of pledges we receive now will go toward our Parish projects. Please continue to pray for the success of our campaign.