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Young people cite March for Life as a ‘turning point’ event

  DETROIT — In two weeks’ time, thousands upon thousands of people will descend upon our nation’s capital, marching in solidarity with the victims of the greatest social conflict of our time. Every year, thousands of demonstrators take part in the March for Life, the largest pro-life demonstration in the country, speaking out against the injustice…

St. Isidore reinvigorates music ministry, online outreach to fit ‘vision’

MACOMB — Advent is a special time for parishes around the Archdiocese of Detroit, but for St. Isidore Parish in Macomb, this year’s Advent proved to be the most meaningful yet, with an Advent series called “Finding Hope in the Light,” with contemporary music, prayer and inspirational speakers. More than 200 people attended the first evening.…

Ontario cardinal decries ‘merciless assault on human dignity’

George Weigel

George Weigel | Special to The Michigan Catholic The archbishop of Toronto is given to deprecating himself as “just a simple country cardinal.” In my experience, though, Cardinal Thomas Collins is one of the premier leaders of the Catholic Church today. He’s a bishop of the New Evangelization who does a lot of his evangelical work…

An epiphany for us: God loves us constantly

Since Christmas fell on a Sunday in 2016, last Sunday’s celebration of the Solemnity of the Epiphany was immediately followed by the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord on Monday. This combination of feasts serves to highlight the Church’s traditional commemoration of three manifestations of Christ celebrated on the Epiphany: His manifestation to the…