It's a Snow-Nun!

Good clean (and cold!) fun on a winter day. … [Read more...]

Detroit's Historic Assumption Grotto, Then and Now

On my To-Do List for a long time now:  An article on Detroit’s historic Assumption Grotto Catholic Church.Founded in 1830, the parish was in the news in November, when the Archdiocese of Detroit’s Pastoral Council submitted to the archbishop their list of recommended parish closures and consolidations.  Under the proposed plan, 60 parishes would merge down to 21 and an additional seven church buildings would close. One of the parishes at risk if the proposal is accepted is Assumption Grotto:  t … [Read more...]

Sisters at Guest House Give a Gift to Cherish

I love to see the Sisters in treatment at Guest House.  From around the country and around the world they come, bringing their burdens and their fears, but also their hope.  Behind our gates, they confront the addiction that has caught them, interrupting their service to the world and to their Heavenly Father.  They stay with us for four to six months or longer--praying and learning and studying, changing the ebb and flow of their days, working the 12 Steps.And when the time is right they go ho … [Read more...]