The Michigan Catholic

Healings, intercessions and compassionate counsel: Your stories of Fr. Solanus Casey

For the past several months, The Michigan Catholic has been asking readers to share their stories, memories and reports of favors attributed to the intercession of Detroit’s soon-to-be-blessed friar, Venerable Fr. Solanus Casey. Here are the submissions we’ve received so far — an inspiring and moving collection that shows the holiness and compassion of our…

Michigan Catholic readers smash record for Priesthood Sunday letters

Detroit — 24,196 words. Let that sink in for a moment. That’s 46 typed pages, single-spaced. That’s the length of 24 separate Michigan Catholic front-page feature stories. That’s at least four or five college term papers. And you wrote them, each one a beautiful tribute to the love the Archdiocese of Detroit has for its…

Archdiocesan priests enjoy some regular — and not so regular — hobbies

Detroit — So what do priests do in their free time? Officially, a priest’s job never stops, but even priests need a chance to get away every now and then and enjoy some “regular guy” hobbies. For the Archdiocese of Detroit’s priests, favorite pastimes are as diverse as the priests themselves — from ice hockey…