Monthly Archives: May 2012

Journeys celebrated and begun

Three priests ordained to ministry; 58 others mark milestones DETROIT — It was joyous week for priests in the Archdiocese of Detroit, with three new presbyters being ordained to the ministry, and 58 others celebrating milestone jubilees of 25, 40, 50 and 60-plus years of ordination. More coverage of the ordination Mass for Fr. Palazzolo,…

Michigan Catholic Conference sues HHS

Dozens of Catholic groups across U.S. launch litigation over ‘egregious attack on religious liberty’ DETROIT — The Michigan Catholic Conference has filed a lawsuit in U.S. district court challenging the constitutionality of a mandate of the federal Department of Health and Human Services that forces many faith-based employers to provide health insurance coverage for practices…

Fr. Reinhart remembered for passion, creativity

DETROIT — Fr. Kenneth Reinhart, OFM Cap., was known for his “passion, creativity, directness and administrative skills,” according to the Detroit-based Capuchin Province of St. Joseph. “Despite his struggles with a number of illnesses, he was committed to his ministries and the people they served, as well as to the Capuchin fraternity,” a statement from…