- May 6, 2021
Over 300 parishioners and students gathered around an altar sculpted from ice and snow for a unique Mass at Divine Child Elementary School in Dearborn.
A Detroit-area chapel dedicated to the Virgin Mary and her appearance to children in Europe in 1917 has been declared a local Catholic shrine.
The daily routine for Catholic school students in the Archdiocese of Detroit is just another reminder that back to school in 2020 is anything but back to normal.
DETROIT — A Detroit priest who said he was defamed by a police officer in an investigation of alleged sexual abuse has settled a lawsuit against her for $125,000. Father Eduard Perrone said he doesn’t care about the money but wants to be reinstated at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin
Warick Richardson turned the concrete and glass left by vandals into cufflinks and lapel pins, and he would turn the cufflinks and lapel pins into food for people who can’t afford groceries.
John Thorne, pastoral minister at Sacred Heart Parish in Detroit and executive director of the Detroit Catholic Pastoral Alliance, created a memorial in his front yard for Black men and women whose lives have been taken unjustly, complete with crosses bearing their image and name.
Bruce McDonald remembers being a teenager and getting his driver’s license. He was excited, as most 16-year-olds are, to visit friends and “explore the world.”
Since his death, protests continue to take place across the United States seeking justice for George Floyd and calling for an end to police brutality, particularly against people of color.