Robert Delaney

Cd. Szoka lauded at Vespers service

Detroit — Bishop Emeritus Walter Hurley of Grand Rapids shared fond memories of Cardinal Edmund C. Szoka in his homily at a Monday evening Vespers service Aug. 25 at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. “He was a mentor to us all. We may not have wanted a mentor, but he would tell us…

Cd. Szoka was key figure in Polonia

Former archbishop maintained deep ties to cultural heritage Detroit — In 1976, Cardinal Karol Wojtyla of Krakow, Poland — now St. John Paul II — visited the Orchard Lake Schools, and that visit was to have beneficial consequences for Polish-American Catholics and change the life of a Polish-American bishop in northern Michigan. At Orchard Lake,…

Jesus leads, three new priests follow

Archbishop ordains, welcomes Frs. Grau, Gonyeau, Djonovic Detroit — Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron ordained three new priests for the Archdiocese of Detroit on May 18 before a congregation filled with friends, family and well-wishers at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Many priests and prelates were also among the nearly 1,000 people in attendance…