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DETAILS ANNOUNCED FOR FATHER SOLANUS CASEY BEATIFICATION »
Published Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

DETROIT, MI (14 November 2017) – Details of the historic Beatification Mass were announced today for Father Solanus Casey, a humble Capuchin Friar who has been credited with a miraculous cure. The Beatification of Father Solanus

Kevin Kijewski named Superintendent of Catholic Schools »
Published Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
Kevin Kijewski, J.D. has been appointed Superintendent for Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit, effective Dec. 4. With the approval of Archbishop Allen Vigneron, Kijewski (pronounced “kiev-ski”) has been hired in this important role leading the Office of Catholic Schools within the Department of Evangelization, Catechesis, and Schools.
UPDATED Beatification of Father Solanus Casey Transportation Memo »
Published Friday, Nov. 3, 2017

Updated travel accommodations for Mass attendees with limited mobility Addressing recent concerns about transportation accommodations for Mass attendees with limited mobility, the Archdiocese of Detroit is sharing the following updated bus parking and shuttle information to assist parishes and individuals planning their pilgrimage to Ford Field. We will continue to communicate more details as they become available, so please stay tuned to Parish Mail and the event website at https://beatification.visitdetroit.com. You may also find useful information at www.aod.organd www.solanuscasey.org

Click here for a pulpit announcement regarding accommodations for those with limited mobility.

The Beatification Mass will begin at 4 p.m. Nov. 18. Doors open at 2 p.m. and attendees are advised to arrive early. It promises to be a grace-filled day for our archdiocese and city, and we look forward to joining together in celebration and prayer.

Supporting CYO Requires a Bit More Effort »
Published Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017
To make a donation in support of CYO in this year’s United Way campaign, just look to the spot where you can write in a charitable organization and put in Catholic Youth Organization.  United Way will continue to make sure that support flows through them to the agency.  Should you wish to donate directly, there are various ways that can be done. For more information on other options, including small monthly giving, automobile donations, planned giving through estates or wills, or in-kind contributions email giving@cyodetroit.org or head to http://tinyurl.com/yab9gmvc.
Father Solanus Casey Beatification Tickets Available October 9 »
Published Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017

DETROIT, MI – The Capuchin Franciscan Province of St. Joseph in Detroit has announced that tickets to the Father Solanus Casey Beatification will be available to the public on Monday, October 9 at 9 a.m. ET only at

Death Notices

Fr Matthew S Kafka »
Died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
Father Matthew Kafka passed on from this life on December 5. 2017 at the age of 84.

Father Edward Kaszak »
Died Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017

 Father Edward Kaszak passed on from this life on November 23, 2017 at the age of 89.

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