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Entrusted to Mary’s care forever

Archbishop Vigneron consecrates archdiocese to Our Lady of Fatima on 100th anniversary of famed apparitions Detroit — There’s nothing unusual about pedestrians clogging the streets of Greektown on a Saturday night. But on Saturday, May 13, restaurant patrons and bystanders were whipping out their phones, asking questions, some even stopping mid-meal to get down on…

NASA-sponsored program launches curiosity at St. Patrick School

Eighth graders to compete at Pudue University Carleton — Students at St. Patrick School in Carleton have taken science to a whole new level, all powered by a NASA program. Backed by a renewed science curriculum under the guidance of science teacher Maureen Wickenheiser, two St. Patrick students, eighth-grader Andrew Wickenheiser and seventh-grader Gracie Bylow,…

Pope Francis announces Fr. Solanus Casey to be declared ‘blessed’

Pope Francis affirms miracle attributed to beloved friar’s intercession, paving the way for Detroit’s champion of the poor to be named ‘blessed’ DETROIT — Sixty years after his death, Venerable Fr. Solanus Casey is on his way to sainthood. Pope Francis announced May 4 that Detroit’s beloved Capuchin friar has met the requirements for beatification…