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Archbishop charges five new priests to be ‘colonizers’ for the kingdom

Fr. Paul Graney, left, and Fr. Dominic Macioce process with their classmates out of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament after being ordained priests May 14 by Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron.


Photos by Tim Fuller | Special to The Michigan Catholic

Families of newly ordained relish sons’ gift of priesthood Detroit — Amidst the triumphal sounds of Gustav Holst’s “O God, Beyond All Praising,” five men entered the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament as deacons May 14 and exited as priests. Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron ordained Fr. Paul Graney, Fr. Dominic Macioce, Fr. Kevin Roelant,…

Ever ancient, ever new

Msgr. Daniel Trapp holds the Eucharist aloft during "Come, Encounter Christ!" at St. Matthew Parish in Detroit in December 2015. Though just two "Come, Encounter Christ!" sessions remain, some parishes have begun to offer similar praise-and-worship ministries, which focus on Eucharistic adoration in a vibrant, worshipful setting.


Jonathan Francis | Archdiocese of Detroit

As ‘Come, Encounter Christ!’ wraps up, Eucharistic ministries reawaken cradle Catholics’ faith Sterling Heights — With 2,000-year-old traditions, the same ancient liturgy and the well-rooted practices that have defined Catholicism for millennia, it’s not a phrase you often hear from lifelong Catholics. Yet for those leaving “Come, Encounter Christ!,” it’s a common refrain: “I’ve never…