Monthly Archives: January 2015

Leaving the homes, taking the history

Archdiocesan employees appreciate history, memories of the soon-to-be-vacated Chancery, Gabriel Richard buildings Detroit — The employees of the Archdiocese of Detroit’s Central Service — the “downtown headquarters” of the local Church — for some 20 months have been preparing to leave their office buildings and settle into a new chancery building in Detroit’s capitol park. But it’s…

Superintendent: Affordability, collaboration, fostering referrals top goals

Detroit — As more families tighten their belts, they contemplate the necessities and the luxuries within their dwindling or stagnant budget. And all too often, a Catholic education becomes a luxury. The Archdiocese of Detroit would like to change that. “The archbishop is very much committed to seeing our schools become even more vibrant, and…

Madonna, U-D Mercy to help train Central Region’s teachers

Superintendent says it’s ‘tip of the iceberg’ for collaboration Detroit — Superintendent Brian Dougherty likens it working on automobiles: “You wouldn’t take your GM car over to Chrysler,” he says, so when local Catholic schools train their teachers, why look anywhere other than to local Catholic institutions? Starting this year, two local Catholic universities —…