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Massgoers, from near and far, rejoice at chance to witness historic beatification

By Karla Dorweiler Special to The Michigan Catholic DETROIT — More than 65,000 people flooded Ford Field for Blessed Solanus Casey’s beatification Mass, each inspired by the example of Detroit’s porter in their own way. Chris and Lynette Mollo from Ann Arbor were invited by their friend to attend. While it’s not unusual for the…

Which Reformation? What reform?

Despite the formulation you’ll hear before and after the Oct. 31 quincentenary of Luther’s 95 theses, there was no single “Reformation” to which the Catholic “Counter-Reformation” was the similarly univocal response. Rather, as Yale historian Carlos Eire shows in his eminently readable and magisterial work, Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450 – 1650, there were…

Catholic Foundation of Michigan can provide powerful Catholic connections

The Catholic Foundation of Michigan is a new lay-led, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation created to serve at the center of Catholic philanthropy in southeast Michigan. Its mission is to inspire charitable giving and assist generous donors in providing for the long-term needs of Catholic parishes, schools, ministries and nonprofit organizations in southeast Michigan through investments that…