St. Joseph’s Near Detroit’s Eastern Market Gets Help Through the “Mass Mob” Movement

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St. Joseph Catholic Church stands across the street from Detroit's historic Eastern Market.  The 141-year-old church has a proud history serving the German settlers in Detroit; but in recent years, a failing economy and shifting population have meant financial uncertainty for the beautiful edifice.Enter the Mass Mob Movement.Patterned after a similar program in Buffalo, Detroit's "Mass Mobs" attend weekend liturgies one Sunday each month at a struggling inner city church, bringing needed … [Read more...]

An Atheist’s Last Stand: Jennifer Fulwiler’s Journey to the Catholic Church

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"What was wrong with me that I had to leave a place that I loved in many ways because I couldn't be around religious people?  Why was I always so close to an existential crisis that I couldn't function like a normal person?  Nobody struggled with that kind of thing.  The other atheists I knew didn't seem to have any problem with the fleetingness of human life.  I'd never met anyone else who seemed troubled by the insanity of religious fervor, or who had their thoughts constantly drifting in t … [Read more...]


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