From Bethlehem to Bedlam

The function of language is to reflect reality. Sometimes language changes in order to reflect changing realities. In England, in 1247, a new hospital was named St. Mary of Bethlehem. It was a good name for a hospital - warm, comforting, peaceful. However, two...

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Recent Happenings at Guest House

The 59th Annual Detroit Bishop’s Dinner took place on Thursday, October 19. Hosted by His Excellency, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit, this year’s event began with Mass at Christ Our Light Parish in Troy, Michigan, followed by reception and dinner at Somerset...

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The Role of Mindfulness in Wellness

In today’s lifestyle it is growing more and more difficult to think about just one thing at a time. Technology seems to fracture people’s attention while allowing them to be many places at once. Everyone is hyper connected. Mindfulness is intended to help people quiet...

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Wellness of Spirit at Guest House

The concept of wellness includes the well-being of body and mind, but equally important is the well-being of spirit. At Guest House this spiritual wellness is a critical piece of the treatment offered that promotes the best opportunity for quality recovery and overall...

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Record Attendance at 59th Annual Detroit Bishop’s Dinner

Lake Orion, MI – October 2017 – With the highest attendance in three years, Guest House hosted the 59th Annual Detroit Bishop’s Dinner on Thursday, October 19, 2017. The event began with Mass at Christ Our Light Parish in Troy. His Excellency Allen H. Vigneron,...

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What’s Happening at Guest House

In August, we were pleased to have a special Mass to bless and dedicate the new stained glass windows in the women’s center chapel; these windows provide some continuity with the other chapels on campus. Through the generosity of our benefactors, the stained glass...

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Do Catholics Need Therapy?

Some people have an inaccurate view of therapy, thinking it is only for those who are visibly “disturbed.” Some even think that Catholics should have enough direction through prayer, the sacraments and the study of saints that they would never need therapy. But how do...

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Wellness of Mind

Wellness is a continuous process of change and growth – of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy life. Everyone affects their own wellness. A dimensional concept, wellness includes the well-being of body, mind and spirit. All the pieces are addressed...

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Guest House Featured in Global Sisters Report

Guest House was recently featured in a powerful piece about Sisters and addiction published by Global Sisters Report (project of National Catholic Reporter), a non-profit news organization that covers Catholic sisters around the world. We share with hope that you may...

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