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Event Date: October 8th, 2024

welcome to the
bishop’s dinner

The 66th Annual Bishop's Dinner is set to take place on October 8, 2024, promising an evening of inspiration and advocacy. We are pleased to announce that Patrick Kennedy, a renowned mental health and addiction advocate, and former United States Representative, will deliver the keynote address.

Mr. Kennedy has a profound impact on the national conversation surrounding mental health and addiction, and his message will resonate deeply with our community. As the featured speaker for the 66th Annual Bishop's Dinner, he will share his insights, experiences, and vision for a healthier, more compassionate society.

Mark your calendars for October 8, 2024, and join us for an inspiring and impactful evening at the 66th Annual Bishop's Dinner.

Location and further details will follow shortly.

Please contact Anne Mantha at for further information.

Event Schedule

The Mint at Michigan First Conference Center
27000 Evergreen Rd., Lathrup Village, MI

Mass: 4 pm - 5 pm
Cocktails: 5 pm - 6:00 pm
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Featuring Keynote Speaker:
Patrick J. Kennedy

Author of " Helping Families Recover from Addiction: Coping, Growing and Healing through 12-Step Practices and Ignatian Spirituality."

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Event Sponsor


Seating for 20 (two tables), Full-page ad in the program book, video presentation, and at table.

Exclusive Sponsors


Seating for 10. Full-page ad in the program book, video presentation, and at table.

Austin Ripley


Seating for ten. Full-page ad in the program book, video recognition, and signage at table.

Sr. Ignatia Sponsors


Seating for eight. Full-page ad in the program book, video presentation, and at table.

Sr. Mary Ellen Merrick


Seating for eight. Half-page ad in the program book and video recognition.

Dr. Bob Sponsors ( AA Co-Founder)


Seating for four. Half-page ad in the program book.

Fr. Ed Dowling


Seating for four. Quarter-page ad in the program book, video recognition. 

Individual Reservation


One reservation. 

Advertising Opportunities:

Ad Specs and Considerations

Send electronic files by email in 300 dpi, jpeg or high resolution PDF format. Please call before sending files larger than 10 MB. Please note that we are unable to accept files in Microsoft Word or Publisher.

Deadline for ad copy is Wednesday, September 21

For questions or to forward ad copy and payment, please contact
Anne Mantha at 248.393.8910 or

Committee Members:

Register Today

Registration Deadline: Monday, October 3rd


Robert A. Babinski

Vice Chairman

Salvatore LoRe, Jr.

Denise Bertin-Epp
John Brusstar
Molly Brusstar
Michael J. Fontana
Cathy Goodell

Anthony Petz      Robert Pliska

Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors




Salvatore, LoRe, Jr.

John Brusstar

Denise Bertin-Epp

Robert Pliska 

Molly Brusstar

Michael J. Fontana

Cathy Quenneville 

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Our mission is to provide the information, education, treatment and care needed to assure that Catholic clergy, men and women religious, and seminarians suffering from alcoholism, addictions, and other behavioral health conditions have the best opportunity for quality recovery and overall health and wellness.

We offer a holistic approach to treatment and care that is based on the spirituality of the twelve-step recovery model. Our approach empowers our clients to mindfully address substance use disorders, process addictions, compulsive overeating, and other behavioral health challenges. Guest House is staffed by licensed, certified, on-site clinical and spiritual professionals who are dedicated to the unique needs of Catholic clergy and religious in their journey to recovery. Guest House augments residential treatment with strong aftercare support programs, educational workshops, and alumni reunions and retreats.

Watch the video below to learn more about Guest House from Bishop Robert Reed's interview with President and CEO of Guest House Inc., Jeff Henrich.

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