The Michigan Catholic

For synod member, evangelization is a ‘purpose, passion and call’

2 Hermenia Adams CMYK

From Nov. 18-20, nearly 400 clergy, religious and laity will gather for the 11th general synod of the Archdiocese of Detroit on the topic of evangelization. As Synod ’16 approaches, The Michigan Catholic asked a handful of synod members for their thoughts as they prepare to prayerfully discern the Holy Spirit’s will in helping Archbishop…

Year of Mercy pilgrimage to show fruits of Changing Lives Together in action


DETROIT — Thousands of Catholics already have seen benefits of the Changing Lives Together capital initiative in their parishes — often recognized in building improvements, added religious education programs, or simply the peace of mind of having paid down parish debt. But the spiritual benefits of Changing Lives Together still are coming. On Sept. 17,…