Mike Stechschulte

Catholic schools send strategic plans to archdiocese, detailing ‘bold’ future

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Plans for 58 schools expected to be submitted by Aug. 15 Detroit — Strategic plans for 58 Catholic schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit are beginning to arrive at the archdiocesan Chancery ahead of a start-of-school deadline. As of July 23, one-third of the plans had been submitted, with the rest expected by Aug. 15,…

Archdiocese seeks to build ‘strong bench’ of school pastors, principals

Additional support, training measures part of Unleash the Gospel’s plan for Catholic schools. Detroit — According to a 2014 study by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University, students who attend a Catholic school are seven times more likely to practice their faith as adults than Catholic students who attend…

Archbishop: Humanae Vitae ‘prophetic’ on marriage, sexuality and family

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Christ is key to renewal of families, chief shepherd says on 50th anniversary of encyclical Detroit — Fifty years after Blessed Pope Paul VI released his groundbreaking encyclical on human life and love, “many heroic Catholic couples have seen the wisdom and life-giving power of Humanae Vitae’s teaching,” Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron said. “In 1968,…

Blessed Solanus a ‘living parable’ for Detroit, archbishop says on first feast day

Hundreds gather to pray, celebrate friar’s legacy at St. Bonaventure, Shrine basilica DETROIT — Thousands of Catholics across the Archdiocese of Detroit and beyond celebrated the first feast day of Blessed Solanus Casey on July 29 and 30, a testament to the impact of the Capuchin friar beloved by countless faithful for his humility, faith…