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TROY — Bill Griffin was looking for a sign from the Lord to begin his evangelization work.

He got one, but it wasn’t what he was expecting.

It started in 2005, when Griffin, a Christ Our Light parishioner in Troy, collected a column series titled “Jesus is Alive,” written by Deacon Bob Ovies of then-St. Colomban Parish in the parish publication New Lives, with the intention of publishing them on the web to inspire…

New Evangelization the focus of four-day gathering of deacons

KATHY SCHIFFER Special to The Michigan Catholic HARBOR SPRINGS — Ninety deacons and their wives from the Archdiocese of Detroit gathered for four days Sept. 26-30 in northern Michigan. The 2013 diaconate convocation at Boyne Highlands was an opportunity to spend time together, pray together and to deepen their understanding of the New Evangelization. Archbishop…

Healing services at Shrine ‘bringing the faithful forward in amazing ways’

Bill Blaul Special to The Michigan Catholic Royal Oak — Healing services that include confession, Mass, the sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, Eucharistic adoration and healing teams to pray over people are attracting hundreds of lay faithful to National Shrine of the Little Flower Parish in Royal Oak. Fr. Alex Kratz, a Franciscan…