Daniel Meloy

Catching the spirit: Parishes turning ‘Pokemon’ into prayers


St. Anastasia pastor prays with players visiting church for smartphone game TROY — Two gyms, three Pokestops, one Jesus: St. Anastasia Parish in Troy has it all. The interactive smartphone game “Pokemon GO,” which involves using GPS locations to track down and “capture” digital creatures that appear on a player’s phone, has taken the country…

Sacred Heart Major Seminary trains priests from across North America to evangelize


DETROIT — It’s not exactly summer school for priests, but more of a refresher course. Every summer, Sacred Heart Major Seminary hosts priests from around the U.S. and Canada studying in its unique Sacred Theology Licentiate specializing in the New Evangelization. The program, viewed as one-of-a-kind in North America, is taken both online and at…

NaPro surgeon helps couples conceive by ‘cooperating with God’


BIRMINGHAM— For couples finding difficulty to conceive, often times there are more questions than answers. Dr. Nickole Bazger, DO, tries to provide some answers, coupled with faith. Dr. Bazger is a board-certified OB-GYN and an American Academy of FertiltyCare Professionals-certified natural family planning medical consultant, specializing in natural family planning and natural procreativity (NaPro) technology…