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Detroit archdiocese cancels sporting events on Sundays

May 16, 2019

The Archdiocese of Detroit has announced that it will no longer hold required sporting events on Sundays, in an effort... Read more

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

Mar 25, 2019

By Mary Farrow

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

Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.

Sister resigns from Detroit seminary after sex abuse allegations

Jan 18, 2019

By Mary Farrow

Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit announced this week the resignation of Sr. Mary Finn, 84, a long-time faculty member and... Read more

Artist: Gerard van Honthorst. Public Domain.

How one diocese is inviting people back to the Church this Christmas

Dec 6, 2018

By Perry West

As part of a recent evangelization outreach, the Archdiocese of Detroit is launching a Christmas campaign to welcome Catholics who... Read more

Paula Medina Zárate, a Panamanian cured through Solanus Casey's intercession, at his beatification Nov. 18, 2017.

Faithful from near and far gather to celebrate Fr. Solanus, friend and healer

Nov 19, 2017

By Mary Farrow

Usually, when Detroit’s Ford Field is filled with people, it’s because football fans are watching the Lions play another NFL... Read more

Blessed Solanus Casey Beatification at Ford Field in Detroit. Nov. 18, 2017.

Humble disciple, tireless servant: Solanus Casey beatified in Detroit

Nov 18, 2017

Detroit’s beloved Father Solanus Casey has been beatified, with Pope Francis calling him “a humble and faithful disciple of Christ,... Read more

Capuchin Soup Kitchen, Detroit.

Friendship and from-scratch food served up at Fr. Solanus’ soup kitchen

Nov 18, 2017

By Mary Farrow

It’s a Franciscan custom to give food - even if that’s just a simple sandwich - to anyone who comes... Read more

Solanus Casey. Courtesy of the Capuchin Province of St. Joseph

Venerable Solanus Casey: the priest who answered the doorbell.

Nov 17, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Venerable Solanus Casey, a Capuchin priest from Wisconsin, was humble before all else, said the postulator of his cause for... Read more

Religious freedom cited in first US female genital mutilation case

May 25, 2017

By Mary Farrow

A U.S. federal law prohibiting female genital mutilation will be challenged for the first time in a case in Detroit,... Read more