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A scene from the "Silent Night" Christmas video from the Diocese of Lansing.

Christmas video by Lansing Diocese highlights Eucharistic adoration, story of ‘Silent Night’

Dec 24, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The creator and producer of the video, Matt Riedl, hopes “to convey truth, beauty, and goodness” in this year’s Christmas... Read more

Father Vincent Delorenzo pleaded guilty April 25, 2023, to sexually abusing a 5-year-old boy in 1987.

Michigan priest pleads guilty to sexually abusing 5-year-old boy in 1987

Apr 27, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A Michigan Catholic priest who was removed from active ministry in 2002 after a sexual abuse complaint was brought against... Read more

Michigan State University students attend a prayer service on Feb. 14, 2023, for those killed and injured at the university in East Lansing, Michigan, on Feb. 13, 2023.

‘Understand that he still loves you’: Catholics mourn victims of Michigan State shooting

Feb 15, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

A Mass was offered Tuesday night at St. John Church and Student Center on MSU’s campus for the repose of... Read more

Father Gordon Reigle, pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas parish in East Lansing, Michigan, has inspired thousands to pray a 54-day rosary novena aimed at defeating an attempt to insert a "right to abortion" in the state's constitution. The novena begins Sept. 15, 2022, and ends on Nov. 7, 2022, the day before Michigan's general election.

Priest inspires thousands to sign up for novena to defeat ‘right to abortion’ in Michigan

Sep 14, 2022

By David Kerr

The Michigan priest is inspiring thousands of people to sign up for a 54-day rosary novena aimed at defeating a... Read more

Bishop Earl Boyea of Lansing.

Michigan bishop ‘humbled’ by success of weekly discipleship challenge

Jun 9, 2022

By CNA Staff

The year-long initiative has attracted more than 11,000 weekly subscribers. Read more

Chad and Melissa Buck. Image via Becket Fund.

Catholic adoption agency in Michigan wins settlement allowing it to operate in accord with the faith

Jan 25, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic adoption agency in Michigan reached a settlement with the state on Tuesday which will allow the agency to... Read more

Fr. David Hudgins, a priest of the Diocese of Lansing who died in a car accident Jan. 3, 2022.

The Final Dispatch of Father Hudgins, a Lansing priest who died in a road accident

Jan 12, 2022

By CNA Staff

Father David Hudgins, a priest of the Diocese of Lansing, penned an article for publication in his parish bulletin shortly... Read more

Solanus Casey, CC 3.0 via Wikipedia.

A Solanus Casey miracle? Man says friar visited him in hospital

Nov 8, 2021

By CNA Staff

A married father of three from the Diocese of Lansing claims that Blessed Solanus Casey, the humble Capuchin friar, visited... Read more

Bishop James Sullivan.

Lansing diocese deems credible abuse allegations against deceased Catholic Bishop of Fargo

Jul 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Diocese of Lansing released a statement this morning announcing that two allegations of sexual abuse levelled against the late... Read more

The motherhouse of the Adrian Dominican Sisters in Adrian, Mich. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Lansing.

Michigan diocese mourns as nine nuns die from coronavirus

Jan 29, 2021

The Diocese of Lansing offered its condolences and prayerful support after the coronavirus hit a religious retirement home this month... Read more

Lansing diocese adopts gender identity policy consistent with biological sex

Jan 15, 2021

The Diocese of Lansing launched Friday a policy on “gender identity” requiring that its schools, parishes, and charities recognize persons... Read more

Father Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor, one of the Lansing diocese's schools which have joined a suit against the Mich. health department.

Catholic high schools in Michigan sue over coronavirus order keeping them closed

Dec 8, 2020

Two high schools in the Diocese of Lansing have joined a lawsuit against a public health order keeping schools in... Read more

First class relics of Saints Louis and Zelie Martin.  Photo courtesy of Fr. John Fain of St. Therese parish in Lansing, Michigan.

Relics of Ss. Louis, Zelie Martin find home in parish named for daughter Therese

Feb 27, 2020

By Mary Farrow

Fr. John Fain is getting the 19th-century family of St. Therese back together.  Read more

Adoration of the Most Holy Eucharist.

'Made for Happiness' Eucharistic assembly draws 14k in Michigan

Sep 25, 2018

By Perry West

The Diocese of Lansing hosted a gathering of thousands Saturday, hoping to spark a fire for evangelization among Catholics in... Read more