St. Michael High School Announces Its First Annual Spring Gala!

PETOSKEY – March 22, 2022 – St. Michael High School (SMHS), Northern Michigan’s only Classical Catholic high school, is pleased to announce its First Annual Spring Gala, Saturday, April 23 at 5:30pm at the Grand Unity Event Center in Petoskey!

The evening will present the beauty of the faith-filled education offered at SMHS, along with the many talents of its students, and will be capped-off with a keynote address by acclaimed Catholic author Joseph Pearce, who will speak on a topic near and dear to the St. Michael community: “Classical Education and the Wisdom of G. K. Chesterton”.

The St. Michael Gala is a fundraising event designed to highlight the school’s full-integration into the Chesterton Schools Network, the fastest growing such network in the country.  Tickets are $100 per person and table sponsorships are available.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please go to… https://stmichaelchesterton.org/spring-gala/. Tickets can also be purchased at the schoolhouse office.

Joseph Pearce is an English native and a distinguished Catholic author and speaker.  He is a regular guest on radio, television, podcasts, and webcasts, and a noted lecturer at literary events around the world.  He is the Director of Book Publishing at the Augustine Institute, a senior instructor with Homeschool Connections, and a Senior Contributor at The Imaginative Conservative and Crisis magazines.

An acclaimed biographer and literary scholar, Mr. Pearce has authored dozens of best-selling books, including The Quest for Shakespeare, Tolkien: Man and Myth, The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde, C. S. Lewis and The Catholic Church, Literary Converts, Wisdom and Innocence: A Life of G.K. Chesterton, Solzhenitsyn: A Soul in Exile, and Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc.  His latest book is Benedict XVI: Defender of the Faith.

Learn more about Mr. Pearce and his work on his website at… https://jpearce.co.

The Grand Unity Event Center is located at 1106 Charlevoix Ave (US-31), on the west side of Petoskey.

St. Michael High School is High School with a Higher Purpose and a proud member of the Chesterton Schools Network, the largest and fastest-growing network of its kind in the country.  SMHS welcomes all families who seek a better education and faith formation for their students and offers tuition assistance to qualifying families.

Established in 2013, the St. Michael mission is to nurture and elevate a new generation of joyful leaders educated in the Classical tradition and the truth of the Catholic faith.  For information on SMHS, visit the school website at https://stmichaelchesterton.org or contact Headmaster Dr. Richard Brake at drbrake@stmichaelchesterton.org.

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