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Remembering those who gave so much

Volunteers clean gravesites of priests, religious at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Southfield — On a bright, sunny Saturday afternoon, parishioners from across the Archdiocese of Detroit honored those who brought light to people’s lives through a simple act of love. In commemoration of the Aug. 4 feast of St. John Vianney, patron saint of priests, parishioners…

Multi-parish, lay-led initiative reaches out to immigrant community

Strangers No Longer allows concerned Catholics to band together in action Allen Park — Heightened enforcement of immigration policies, including the separation of families and higher rates of arrests of undocumented individuals, have caused strong rebukes from the local Catholic community in recent months, including from Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron. An executive order from…

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…