Daniel Meloy

Raising voices, lifting hearts

Detroit — Elizabeth Esqueda has sung for big crowds before — a Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day game and a couple of Detroit-based college football bowl games included. But she will be the first to admit nothing compares to being a soloist at November’s beatification Mass for Blessed Solanus Casey. “Just the very special nature of…

Divine Child parishioner organizes grassroots effort to pray for priests

Dearborn — Parishioners need their priests. But priests also need their parishioners. That’s the spirit behind Parishioners for Priests, a grassroots movement that encourages Catholics to give local priests the one thing they need most: prayers. The movement began on Palm Sunday 2017 and since has grown to more than 500 followers on Facebook. Each…