Photographer Priest Captures the Dignity of the Poor on Camera

Fr Bob McCabe - Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Free Press has a great story today that I'd like you to see:  It's a video interview with Fr. Bob McCabe, a local pastor who photographs those in the margins of society.Father Bob is pastor of St. Pius X parish in the downriver Detroit suburb of Southgate.  He's been a familiar face around the Archdiocese of Detroit for years, known for his photographic skill and for his pastoral work.  This interview brings front-page attention to an important work of the Church:  helping the und … [Read more...]

This Heavy Snow Is a Mess for People–But Just Think How Bad It Is for Churches!

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The storms of 2015 are hard on parishes which are buried in snow!You heard it directly from the bishop:  On February 13, as Snowmageddon, that most fearsome of storms, approached the Northeastern U.S., Bishop Thomas J. Tobin told Catholics in the Diocese of Providence to stay home from Sunday Mass if driving conditions were dangerous.And conditions have been so dangerous!  What with the frigid temperatures, the icy roads and the piled snow, many people who attend Mass regularly have been … [Read more...]