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St. Anne, Mary and Jesus: New art installation graces Chancery’s entrance

The crew rolls the tympanum out of the truck and prepares to lift it via pulleys to the archway.

DETROIT — Local artist Michael Kapetan said he would place the new sculpture overlooking the main entrance of the Archdiocese of Detroit’s Chancery Building “alongside any public work of Christian art anywhere in the whole history of Christianity.” That’s a big statement, but Kapetan, who has a degree in art history from Harvard University, would…

For synod member, evangelization is a ‘purpose, passion and call’

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From Nov. 18-20, nearly 400 clergy, religious and laity will gather for the 11th general synod of the Archdiocese of Detroit on the topic of evangelization. As Synod ’16 approaches, The Michigan Catholic asked a handful of synod members for their thoughts as they prepare to prayerfully discern the Holy Spirit’s will in helping Archbishop…