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Regarding the funeral service for Thomas Badke »
Published Friday, Jan. 12, 2018
The funeral service for Thomas Badke, who was killed Tuesday in Clinton Township, will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 343 S. Main St., Romeo 48065.
Regarding Father Edmund Borycz »
Published Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
The Archdiocesan Communications Department reports the death of Father Edmund Borycz, 76. He died from natural causes on January 8, 2018. 
Reverend Steven Mateja »
Published Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Reverend Steven Mateja, granted a personal leave of absence effective January 8, 2018.  Father Mateja is pastor of Divine Grace Parish, Carleton.

Reverend Giancarlo Ghezzi PIME »
Published Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018
Reverend Giancarlo Ghezzi, PIME, appointed temporary administrator of Divine Grace Parish, Carleton, effective January 8, 2018.  Fr. Ghezzi is the pastor of All Saints Parish, Detroit.  
Death of Cardinal Law Prompts Advisory from the Archdiocese of Detroit »
Published Thursday, Dec. 21, 2017

The news about Cardinal Bernard Law’s death provides the Archdiocese of Detroit with an opportunity to again state its commitment to those victims and their families who have been impacted by the sexual abuse of minors by members of the Catholic clergy and/or Church personnel. The Archdiocesan website ( along with every print edition of The Michigan Catholic newspaper publish this contact information on reporting sexual abuse; parishes are encouraged to publish it in their weekly bulletins:

Death Notices

Father Michael Drobnicki, OFM Cap. »
Died Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Father Michael Drobnicki, OFM Cap. entered eternal life on January 16, 2018 at the age of 71.

Father James O'Reilly, SJ »
Died Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
Father James O’Reilly, SJ entered eternal life on January 5, 2018 at the age of 91.
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