Daniel Meloy

Synod members see their role as ‘paving the way’ for others


Participants reflect on graces, experiences of historic synod on evangelization DETROIT — If past truly is prologue, then Synod 16 was history in the making. And while the synod’s members, facilitators, expert-advisers and staff were working on coming up with a new spiritual direction for the Archdiocese of Detroit, the moment’s historical impact was not lost…

Synod results: Formation crucial for ‘all stages of life’


Synod members say Church must focus on lifelong human, spiritual formation, not just sacramental prep DETROIT — When the Holy Spirit takes root in the individual, it will inevitably spread to the family and surrounding community. Synod 16 members gathered back at the Westin Book Cadillac hotel Nov. 19 for day two of the archdiocesan-wide…