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Massgoers, from near and far, rejoice at chance to witness historic beatification

By Karla Dorweiler Special to The Michigan Catholic DETROIT — More than 65,000 people flooded Ford Field for Blessed Solanus Casey’s beatification Mass, each inspired by the example of Detroit’s porter in their own way. Chris and Lynette Mollo from Ann Arbor were invited by their friend to attend. While it’s not unusual for the…

Beatification allows Detroit to show gratitude, thanksgiving for Blessed Solanus

DETROIT — It is not often a football stadium is filled with so many people watching every move with such devotion, such admiration and such solemnity. But at Ford Field in downtown Detroit, more than 60,000 Catholics waited with such reverence as Cardinal Angelo Amato, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, read…


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