Archdiocese of Detroit Embarks on Year of Prayer for a New Pentecost

Year of Prayer for a New Pentecost

On Ash Wednesday, the Archdiocese of Detroit will embark on a "Year of Prayer for a New Pentecost" which will last through Easter Sunday of 2015.Parishes in the Archdiocese have been asked to include in their weekly bulletin this weekend a letter from Archbishop Vigneron, explaining the Year of Prayer.  The letter asks Catholics to pray the prayer from 1961, which was included by Pope John XXIII in his announcement of the Second Vatican Council.  The prayer reads: "Renew your wonders in … [Read more...]

Detroit Priest Charged with Theft, Removed from Ministry – UPDATED

Fr. Timothy Kane

Troubling news today from the Archdiocese of Detroit:  A local pastor has been removed from ministry and a warrant issued for his arrest, following charges that he and a Jackson woman conspired to steal thousands of dollars from the Angel Fund, a privately funded charitable program intended to help inner-city residents.Fr. Timothy Kane, former associate pastor at St. Moses the Black parish in Detroit (formerly Church of the Madonna, St. Benedict and St. Gregory the Great parishes), has been … [Read more...]

Storm Deals A Serious Blow to Historic St. Josaphat Church

St. Josaphat - damaged

Detroit’s historic St. Josaphat Church, which dates back to 1901, suffered serious damage in the storm which blasted through the area on November 17.  A breaking story by Mike Stechschulte in The Michigan Catholic shows the badly damaged main steeple tilting in the wind.Located on East Canfield along the I-75 service drive just north of downtown, St. Josaphat is one of Detroit’s most visible Catholic landmarks.  The Archdiocese of Detroit’s 300-year anniversary commemorative book, Make Straig … [Read more...]


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