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Canton parish restructures to focus on ‘one thing’: evangelization

The leadership team at St. John Neumann Parish in Canton meets with Fr. Ron Richards weekly to keep the parish moving toward its goal of promoting “missionary zeal.”

Karla Dorweiler | Special to The Michigan Catholic CANTON — Like other pastors in the Archdiocese of Detroit, Fr. Ron Richards attended the Amazing Parish Conference in April with his leadership team. But unlike most, he had already attended the conference two years earlier in Denver. “It was still well worth attending the second time to…

It’s not just ‘back to school’ time for our Catholic schools!


Is it simply “back to school” time? Is it that “another school year is upon us?” Or are we excited to be embarking on another school year filled with academic excellence, student success, and a deeper teaching of our Catholic faith? These questions accentuate the difference we experience in our Catholic schools. The difference is…