Daniel Meloy

Archbishop: Fr. Houbeck’s ordination ‘a sign of God’s love’ for Detroit

Novi — Fr. James Houbeck’s and his mother, Barb Houbeck’s, eyes may have been swelling up. But the newly ordained priest had an explanation. “Some of you may have noticed the church looks different with people doing renovations, so pardon the dust,” Fr. Houbeck told the congregation. “My allergies must be bothering me, and my…

Detroiters wowed by Sistine Chapel Choir’s ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ visit

Detroit — Stunning. Inspiring. Incredible. Contemplative. Divine. Detroiters have a hard time expressing what it’s like witnessing the Sistine Chapel Choir in person. But they are certain of one thing: the pope’s choir leaves an impression. “Seeing the Sistine Chapel Choir perform live was a fantastic, wonderful experience that’s really hard to explain,” said Patricia…