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Reverend Bernardo Cruz »
Published Sunday, May. 24, 2015
Reverend Bernardo Cruz appointed administrator, St. Francis D'Assisi - St. Hedwig Parish, Detroit effective July 1.  Father Cruz currently serves as associate pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Detroit.
OL Hope Groundbreaking »
Published Friday, May. 22, 2015
Brownstown Twp. -- Our Lady of Hope Cemetery will conduct a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new St. John Paul II Chapel Mausoleum at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26. Bishop Donald Hanchon, an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Detroit, will preside at the service. The project marks a significant expansion for the Brownstown cemetery, which is owned by the Archdiocese of Detroit and managed by Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services of Detroit (CFCS).
Five men to be ordained priests May 23 for Detroit Archdiocese »
Published Wednesday, May. 20, 2015

Detroit archbishop Allen H. Vigneron on Saturday, May 23, will ordain five men to the Catholic priesthood for the Archdiocese of Detroit: Deacons Mario Amore, Sean Bonner, Brian Meldrum, Jacob VanAssche and Sean Bonner.

Reverend Robert Johnson, SVD »
Published Sunday, May. 10, 2015
Reverend Robert Johnson, SVD appointed associate pastor, St. Andrew Parish, Rochester effective September 1.  Father Johnson is a priest of the Society of the Divine Word, where he currently serves as pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish, Sint Maarten.
Reverend Frederik Kalaj »
Published Sunday, May. 3, 2015
Reverend Frederik Kalaj, appointed pastor, St. Paul (Albanian) Parish, Rochester Hills effective July 1. Father Kalaj currently serves as pastor of St. Cornelius Parish, Dryden, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Allenton, and St Nicholas Parish, Capac.

Death Notices

Fr. Erwin Bauer »
Died Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015
Visitation will take place at Holy Family Parish Church (former St. Philip Neri Parish Church site), 9735 Dolan, Columbus, Michigan on Wednesday, April 22 from 3-8 p.m.
Father Bauer will lie in repose on Thursday, April 23, at Holy Family Parish Church (St. Philip Neri Parish Church site), from 11 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 12 p.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Fr. Lawrence Kelleher »
Died Sunday, Mar. 1, 2015

We have been notified by the Diocese of Gaylord of the death of Father Lawrence Kelleher on March 1, 2015. He was 92 years old.

Father Kelleher was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Gaylord on June 11, 1993. After his retirement, Fr. Ke

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