- Regarding Father Timothy Kane »
- Published Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014
The Wayne County Prosecutor announced a warrant charging Father Timothy Kane, who had been serving as associate pastor of St. Moses the Black Parish in Detroit (formerly Church of the Madonna, St. Benedict and St. Gregory the Great parishes), with six felony counts related to defrauding an Archdiocesan inner-city charitable program known as the Angel Fund. Effective last week, Father Kane, 57, was removed from ministry related to these charges.
- Fr Robert Fisher Named New Pastor of National Shrine »
- Published Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron has appointed Father Robert Fisher as the new pastor of National Shrine of the Little Flower Parish in Royal Oak. Father Fisher has been pastor of St. Lawrence Parish in Utica since 2003. His appointment will take effect on March 22. Father Fisher succeeds Msgr. William Easton, who passed away on December 29, 2013, several days after an apparent heart attack.
- New Bishop to be Ordained and Installed Feb 11 in Marquette »
- Published Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
Catholic parishioners from throughout the Upper Peninsula are excited about the upcoming episcopal ordination and installation of Bishop-elect John F. Doerfler (pronounced DER-fler) as the thirteenth bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Marquette. It will take place on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, the Memorial of Our Lady of Lourdes, at 2:00 p.m. ET/ 1:00 p.m. CT at St. Peter Cathedral in Marquette.
- Religious Order Priests Added to Detroit List of Accused Removed Clergy »
- Published Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014
The Archdiocese of Detroit has added three names to its online listing of clergy accused of and/or removed from ministry due to sexual abuse of minors. The three religious order priests were visiting and/or assigned to the Detroit archdiocese several decades ago. Their cases are being– or have been– handled by church officials elsewhere.
- On the Sentencing of Timothy Murray »
- Published Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014
U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts sentenced Timothy Murray, a priest removed from ministry in 2004, to 15 years and 8 months in federal prison for possessing and distributing child pornography. The Archdiocese of Detroit issues the following reaction…
- Fr Richard Anthony Ranalletti CSB Death Notice »
- Died Friday, Feb. 14, 2014
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, February 25 at Detroit Catholic Central High School, 27225 Wixom Road, Novi beginning at 4 p.m. followed by a prayer service at 7 p.m.
Father Ranalletti will lay in repose on Wednesday, February 26 from 6:30 p.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 7:30 p.m. at St. James Parish Church, 46325 W. Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI. Interment will take place at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.
- Death Notice for Monsignor William Easton »
- Died Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013
Visitation will take place at the National Shrine of the Little Flower, 2100 West 12 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, on Thursday, January 2 from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a scripture service at 7 p.m.
Monsignor Easton will lie in repose on Friday, January 3 at The National Shrine of the Little Flower Parish Church, from 8:30 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield.