Monthly Archives: December 2016

During holidays, Widowed Friends makes sure no one grieves alone

DETROIT — This week, families from across the Archdiocese of Detroit are gathering together to celebrate Christmas, spending the holiday with family and friends. Christmas conjures up memories of the family dinners, opening presents and sharing stories with family members young and old. While such memories are cherished, for some, they might also bring reminders of…

Msgr. Lentine, 97, celebrates half-century as pastor of St. Philomena

Archdiocese’s most senior active priest hasn’t even thought about slowing down DETROIT — Fifty years ago, Msgr. Peter Lentine had a hard time finding St. Philomena Parish on Detroit’s east side. Five decades later, he has just as much of a hard time leaving. “For a half century, we’ve prayed to get through all difficulties,” Msgr.…

Using God’s creation to power ministry

Felician Sisters install 1,032 solar panels at Madonna University, Montessori center LIVONIA — In the depths of winter, the Felician Sisters are holding out for brighter skies and lighter utility bills. The Livonia-based sisters have caught the “green bug” with a series of solar panel installations through a program sponsored by the Beaver Falls, Pa.-based Our…