Mike Stechschulte

‘Christ in the Streets’ prompts adoration, wonder and amazement in Royal Oak

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Apostolate carries Eucharist through neighborhoods and city square, followed by 600 men ROYAL OAK — The sound of a walkie-talkie crackling, the voice from the other end reported on the situation half a mile away: “I think the procession is getting longer,” he said. From the beginning, it was difficult to see where the throng…

Dialogue gatherings completed, synod themes shaping into view

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More than 11K responses received from parishioners, others across archdiocese   DETROIT— What, specifically, will be discussed during Synod 2016, no one yet knows — not even the archbishop himself. But thanks to the participation of thousands of people in 240 parish dialogue gatherings held throughout the Archdiocese of Detroit from March through June, the…

Capuchins seek to capture video stories of Fr. Solanus

Detroit — Capuchin Bro. Richard Merling estimates that over his 45 years working with the Fr. Solanus Guild, he’s heard “literally thousands” of stories about Detroit’s beloved friar. Fr. Solanus Casey, the venerable Capuchin whose cause for beatification continues to be presented in Rome, inspired generations before and after his death in 1957, Bro. Merling…