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Dearborn parish pledges $100K to nearby Catholic schools

Dearborn Heights — Despite not having a school of its own, St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish is showing its support for Catholic education regardless, pledging $100,000 over two years to two nearby Catholic schools affiliated with other parishes. Following an all-school Mass on Feb. 4 in honor of Catholic Schools Week, Fr. Terence Kerner, pastor of…

Retirement? Al Fracassa doesn’t have time for that

Post-football, legendary Brother Rice coach still busy caring for his players Don Horkey | Special to The Michigan Catholic Bloomfield Hills — Retire? If you’re Al Fracassa, put that idea on hold. “I’m too busy right now,” he said at the desk in his cramped, closet-sized office at Brother Rice, where he coached the Warriors…