October

Detroit Archbishop to Bless Grave Marker for Unclaimed Bodies from Wayne County Morgue News Release »
Published Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014
Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2, will bless a granite monument marking the grave sites of 145 bodies that had gone unclaimed from the Wayne County Medical Examiner’s Office. The bodies were buried this summer at Our Lady of Hope Cemetery in Brownstown Township following an interfaith memorial service on July 9.
Regarding Fr. Thomas J. Cain… »
Published Monday, Oct. 27, 2014
Father Thomas J. Cain. (1919-1984).  Ordained in 1945.  Decades after his death, allegations of sexual abuse of a minor were brought forward to the Archdiocesan Board of Review, considered, and are believed to be credible.
Regarding Fr. Thomas Belczak, St. Kenneth Parish... »
Published Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014
Effective today, Father Thomas Belczak has been required to step aside as pastor of St. Kenneth Parish, Plymouth, pending further steps by Church officials.  This action results from a law enforcement investigation into alleged improper use of St. Kenneth Parish fundsIt is anticipated that Fr. Belczak’s status will continue until this matter is resolved.  During this time, Fr. Belczak, 60, will not be permitted to be present at St. Kenneth; he will not be working or serving there in any capacity.  Fr. Belczak will be allowed to continue his public ministry as a priest only in circumstances with the expressed consent of the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Regarding the verdict against Father Timothy Kane »
Published Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Today, Father Timothy Kane, who had been associate pastor at St. Moses the Black Parish in Detroit, was found guilty in Wayne County Circuit Court of six counts related to the embezzlement from the Angel Fund, a charitable initiative of the Archdiocese

Life Chain Sunday »
Published Monday, Sep. 29, 2014
National Life Chain Sunday (October 5, across the U.S. and Canada) takes place annually, on the first Sunday in October. Life Chain invites the churches in each city and town across North America to stand on a designated local sidewalk and pray for 90 minutes. The location and time of each Life Chain will be posted at LifeChain.net (by state in the U.S. and by province in Canada).