Pictured right: Pope Francis is welcomed by students as he arrives to attend a meeting at the University of Roma Tre in Rome,...
My daughter once asked me, “Mom, what is the best thing that’s ever happened to you?” I immediately answered with what most...
I’ve been at my job for a few months now, and I haven’t made any friends yet. I feel like no one cares about me as a person. How...
Gospel for Easter Sunday On the first day of the week, Mary of Magdala came to the tomb early in the morning, while it was still...

From the Bishop

April this year has two weeks of Lent (including Holy Week) and two weeks of Easter time.

We are never finished with mercy

It seems we are not done with mercy! Pope...

Standing on two legs

We are standing on two legs! In 2012, our...

Jesus is Lord!

In October, we in the Diocese of Lansing were...

Your Stories

Mitchell and Abby Feldpausch attended the inaugural FaithFest in June of 2016 and took their...
Syrians Ahmad and Manal building new life in Michigan
Ahmad and Manal Daboul are peaceful people....
Evangelizing in Friendship
Carol Demshuk and Lela Vandenberg spoke at the...
Jose stands in as Jesus in live Stations of the Cross
The loss of a loved one. Battling cancer. Mental...

Your Faith

Dear Father Joe: After a disaster, I hear people who were saved talking about how they were ‘...
Pope Watch - April 2017
Pictured right: Pope Francis is welcomed by...
Lectio Divina - Praying through the year with Scripture
Gospel for Easter Sunday On the first day of the...
St. Anselm of Canterbury
Feast Day: April 21 St. Anselm, a Benedictine...

Witness to Hope

For more than 100 years, St. Mary Cathedral has served as the center of the Catholic Church for the...
Campaign brought parish together
For 73 years, Charles Filice has called St. Mary...
Introducing The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Lansing
The Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Lansing...
'Extraordinary Moments' Alongside the Challenges
As a child, Msgr. Michael D. Murphy contemplated...

From the Editor

You may recall that in last month's column, I encouraged all of us to enter into the time of Lent...
Engage in some Lenten Housekeeping

In just a few short weeks, we will mark the...

How our parish school led a student to conversion

In July of this past year, I became pastor of...

I love Advent

Advent is my favorite of all the Church’s...

Your Life

My daughter once asked me, “Mom, what is the best thing that’s ever happened to you?” I immediately...
I don't have any friends at work
I’ve been at my job for a few months now, and I...
My brother does nothing but complain about life
My brother does nothing but complain about life....
When your fiancé isn’t Catholic
Wedding bells are ringing. Birds are singing. It’...

Special Reports

This spring, CNN presents the second season of Finding Jesus. This series delves into segments of...
Special Report: The 40 days of Lent
History of Lent - What did fasting used to look...
Special Report: Immigration and Refugee Crisis
The Middle East Conflict in the Middle East, in...
Top 10 stories of 2016
10. How can I be a better Catholic? Dear Fr...