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Notre Dame organist graces cathedral with ‘emotional improvisations’

World-renowned musician Olivier Latry visits Detroit for solemn vespers with archbishop DETROIT — When you hear Olivier Latry talk about music, it’s inspiring. When you hear Olivier Latry play music, it’s breath-taking. Sponsored by the Cathedral Cultural Series and music-lovers in the Metro Detroit area, Latry, the organist of the Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris was in…

The witness of the blood

Imprisoned for decades, Albanian cardinal visits Michigan to offer living witness to brutal martyrdom of 20th century ROCHESTER HILLS — When a prelate is elevated to the College of Cardinals, the bright red color of his new vestments is meant to signify the cleric’s willingness to become a martyr for Christ, to “take up one’s…

Archbishop Vigneron speaks out on immigration, refugee policies at St. Patrick’s Day Mass

DETROIT During a Mass that celebrated the proud history of Irish Catholics in Detroit, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron addressed a very contemporary topic. The annual St. Patrick’s Day Mass at historic Most Holy Trinity Church in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood, the historical bastion of Irish-Americans in Detroit, is mainstay for the city’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration.…

Spend time with the Lord this Lent

Parishes across archdiocese offer plenty of opportunities for Eucharistic adoration DETROIT — With Lent under way, many Catholics begin the season of penance and reflection by setting tangible goals of what they can do to commemorate Jesus’ sacrifice. Traditionally, people give up a food item or try to break a nasty habit. But for others, it’s…