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Blessed Solanus Casey. Photo courtesy of the Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit.

Thank God ahead of time: What Blessed Solanus Casey teaches about a spirituality of gratitude

Blessed Solanus Casey's childhood was not easy. He contracted diphtheria that permanently damaged his voice. Casey’s family also struggled economically... Read more

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish in Detroit, Mich. Credit: Steve Burt via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Vatican declines to move forward with canonical investigation of Detroit priest

The Archdiocese of Detroit will proceed with a “canonical disciplinary process” against a priest accused of the sexual abuse of... Read more

Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit.

Detroit archdiocese to restore Sunday Mass obligation in March

Most Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit will again be obliged to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of... Read more

Fr. Matthew Hood. Courtesy photo.

'God is not a liar' - Invalidly baptized priest thankful for God's Providence

Fr. Matthew Hood of Detroit sees God's Providence in all that has happened since his invalid baptism.  Read more

Pope Francis ordains 10 men to the priesthood May 7, 2017.

Detroit man thought he was a priest. He wasn't even a baptized Catholic

Father Matthew Hood of the Archdiocese of Detroit thought he became a priest in 2017. He hadn't even been baptized.  Read more

Fr. Stephen Rooney.

Michigan Catholics mourn loss of pastor, parishioner, assumed drowned in boating accident

Catholics from Trenton, Michigan and surrounding communities are mourning the loss of their pastor, Fr. Stephen Rooney, as well as... Read more

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit. CNA file photo.

Detroit archdiocese criticizes ‘racist and derogatory language’ from Church Militant

The Archdiocese of Detroit responded Thursday to a video produced by a website operating in the Detroit archdiocese, which it... Read more

Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit.

Detroit archdiocese sees spiritual confusion among LGBT Catholic dissenters

A dissenting Catholic LGBT advocacy group rejects Church teaching and confuses the Christian path to holiness, Auxiliary Bishop Gerard Battersby... Read more

Ste. Anne de Detroit Catholic Church.

Detroit parish designated Michigan's third minor basilica

The Archdiocese of Detroit announced Sunday that Pope Francis has granted the title of minor basilica to Ste. Anne Church... Read more

Detroit priest faces lawsuit over homily at suicide victim’s funeral

A priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit is facing a lawsuit filed by the parents of a teenager who committed... Read more

Pope Francis at a 2019 Vatican synod.

As Pope Francis calls for a 'synodal' Church, some US dioceses are holding synods

As some U.S. dioceses convene local synods to discuss topics ranging from the family to evangelization, bishops are preaching the... Read more

Four Detroit area Catholic high schools closed Friday over shooting threats

Four Catholic high schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit closed Friday after serious threats were made against the schools, officials... Read more

Catholic Church in Detroit, MI. Via Shutterstock

Detroit pastor, founder of accused priest support group, under investigation

A priest in the Archdiocese of Detroit who helped to found a nonprofit to support priests accused of abuse, has been... Read more

Vintage-style procession photo a snapshot of renewal in Detroit, priest says

A photo of a religious procession with a circa-1940’s aesthetic recently fascinated Catholics, who shared it on social media and... Read more

Father Marko Djonovic works with homeless men as part of Better Way Detroit.

How a priest and teams of homeless people are transforming Detroit

Many homeless people of Detroit already recognize Father Marko Djonovic’s white Ford Excursion.  Read more

‘Whispered in the dark’ conference aims to help fight porn

An all-day conference will be hosted in southeast Michigan to expose the problem of pornography and promote resources for those... Read more

Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit.

How the Archdiocese of Detroit plans to 'Unleash the Gospel'

A year after Detroit’s archbishop released a letter outlining a plan for his diocese’ revitalization, the diocese is working to... Read more

Blessed Solanus Casey. Photo courtesy of the Capuchin Province of St. Joseph.

Detroit celebrates the first feast of the 'approachably holy' Blessed Solanus Casey

Sixty one years after his death and eight months after his beatification, Blessed Father Solanus Casey is still able to... Read more

Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit.

Detroit archbishop: A missionary attitude can remedy the evils of racism

Amid recent ecclesial efforts to combat the problem of racism, Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit released a pastoral note last... Read more

Venerable Solanus Casey, who will be beatified Nov. 18, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Capuchin Franciscan Order of St. Joseph in Detroit.

Fr. Solanus Casey: the American priest who will be beatified next week

Venerable Solanus Casey, an American-born Capuchin priest who died in 1957, will be beatified at a Nov. 18 Mass in... Read more