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Year of Mercy pilgrimage to show fruits of Changing Lives Together in action

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DETROIT — Thousands of Catholics already have seen benefits of the Changing Lives Together capital initiative in their parishes — often recognized in building improvements, added religious education programs, or simply the peace of mind of having paid down parish debt. But the spiritual benefits of Changing Lives Together still are coming. On Sept. 17,…

More work needed to limit head injuries in high school sports

Don Horkey

An average of about two students per school among more than 270,000 student-athletes in Michigan who participated in sports during the 2015-16 academic year experienced potential concussions, according to preliminary data collected by the Michigan High School Athletic Association. This school year was the first time the MHSAA requested its member schools report possible concussions…

CHSL honors 2015-16 boys and girls scholar-athletes

Don Horkey

DETROIT — The Catholic League has announced the following graduating seniors as 2015-16 scholar-athletes nominated by their respective principals based on their academic achievements, leadership qualities, community activities and athletic honors. The Girls Sports Scholar-Athletes: Edith Glusac Volleyball Award – Calista Chaldron, Marine City Cardinal Mooney. Lacrosse Award – Julia Pagnucco, Pontiac Notre Dame Prep.…