Ordination update: 5 new deacons for Detroit

From The Michigan Catholic:  As Deacon Paul Nickels stood before a cathedral full of family, friends and well-wishers Oct. 4 to reflect on four years of prayer, study and discernment, his voice caught. He, along with four others, had just been ordained by Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron to the permanent diaconate for the Archdiocese of [Read More…]

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Detroit’s Cardinal Szoka dies

From the Archdiocese of Detroit:  With sadness and great hope in the Resurrection we share news of the death of Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, who served as Archbishop of Detroit from 1981 until 1990 and went on to oversee the government of the Vatican City State under Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.“We mourn [Read More…]

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Gay Episcopal bishop slams Detroit archbishop over communion remarks

From the Detroit Free Press:  Retired Episcopal Bishop Gene Robinson, who was the first openly gay man to become a U.S. bishop in the Episcopal Church, has written a Washington Post opinion piece denouncing Detroit Catholic Archbishop Allen Vigneron for saying Catholics who support gay unions or marriage should not receive communion. Robinson, who recently [Read More…]

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Bishop vs. bishop over gay marriage and communion

From Sunday:  Catholic Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit said on Sunday that Catholics who support gay marriage yet take the sacrament of Communion are contradicting themselves, echoing recent calls from a religious scholar for supporters of gay marriage to withdraw from taking the Eucharist. According to the Detroit Free Press, Archbishop Vigneron said that Catholics who support [Read More…]

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Ordination update: 9 new deacons in Detroit

From Michigan Catholic: Archbishop Allen Vigneron told the 2012 ordination class of permanent deacons that they were being consecrated particularly to the work of proclaiming the Gospel of Christ. “The ordinary minister of the Gospel (at Mass) is the deacon,” the archbishop said in his homily at the Oct. 6 ordination. And he bade the [Read More…]

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Detroit parish holds first “blessing of the purses”

This is something new to me: Churches have long held special ceremonies to bless the sick, pets, bikes and more. Now a church in Detroit has celebrated its first “Blessing of the Purses.” The first annual event, held Sunday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, was aimed at praying for financial stability in a city that [Read More…]

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“Michael Voris…not authorized to use the word ‘Catholic'” — UPDATED

A statement on the Archdiocese of Detroit website (h/t New Advent): The Church encourages the Christian faithful to promote or sustain a variety of apostolic undertakings but, nevertheless, prohibits any such undertaking from claiming the name Catholic without the consent of the competent ecclesiastical authority (see canon 216 of the 1983 Code of Canon Law). [Read More…]

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Jesus in the air: the surprising meaning of Detroit's WJBK

Folks in Detroit may already know this, but it was news to me.  The TV station is marking an anniversary today, and Kathy Schiffer gets the scoop: Not a huge fan of television, I would say “Who cares?” except for a little tidbit I heard on WWJ’s radio news this morning.  According to FCC regulations, [Read More…]

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Ordination update: 10 new deacons in Detroit

Details: Ten men were ordained to serve the Archdiocese of Detroit as permanent deacons last Saturday, Oct. 1, by Archbishop Allen Vigneron. The Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit was filled to capacity with the families and friends of the new deacon ordinandi, as well as deacons, priests and prelates of the archdiocese. [Read More…]

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Lift high the cross: crucifix from 1963 Detroit fire to be restored

It’s taken nearly 50 years, but it’s finally going to happen. Details: The image is seared in the memory of many in Detroit’s Belgian community: firefighters carrying a 13-foot crucifix out of the devastated and fire-ravaged Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church on the city’s east side. The date was April 10, 1963. Shortly after 8 a.m., [Read More…]

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