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...]