God calls us to bear witness to his truth and his love at all times. This is not always an easy task – especially when speaking...
“No one can have greater love than to lay down his life for his friends.” (Jn 15:13) This past Memorial Day was a...
These questions sure made me do some research! It’s funny, but I found that there were some elements to this that I simply didn’t...
And he told them a parable, “Can a blind person guide a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit?”… “Why do you notice the...

From the Bishop

“Go and announce the Gospel of the Lord.” These words of Jesus have been guiding our diocese in...

Faith in Flint: It's more than water

What does Flint need? Flint needs the same...

Mary, our mother, is the untier of knots

Monica Miller has just authored a book, The...

You are called by name

A blessed Easter to all of you! At Easter...

Your Stories

“You have no idea how excruciating it is.” Irene Myers recalls the first months after she and...
Faith in Action
Mary Beth and John are ready to engage in new...
Holy Spirit at work
Kathleen and Joe witness to their faith through...
How we will Witness to Hope through our capital campaign
An interview with Bishop Boyea What are the...

Your Faith

These questions sure made me do some research! It’s funny, but I found that there were some...
Mercy begins with spiritual conversion
And he told them a parable, “Can a blind person...
Lily of the Mohawks, Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Feast Day July 14
Tekakwitha, born in 1656 to a Christian Algonquin...
Praying together in Jesus’ name
To gather in Christ’s name means we want to come...

From the Editor

My assignment for writing this piece was to share some thoughts about my best day as a priest. I...
Rays of Hope in Flint

Just a few weeks ago, we celebrated the great...

Our mothers - the wellspring of human life

What is marriage? What is a fetus? What does...

Welcoming the stranger

During my second year in seminary in Chicago,...

Your Life

When I was young, one of my teachers spoke of attending the 1931 White House Conference on Child...
She says: All we ever do is argue
He Says: She is blowing this out of proportion I...
Is it OK to take a ‘mental health’ day?
What a great idea! I was just dragging myself to...
I don’t want to call my mother-in-law “mom”
You and your husband are in the process of...

Special Reports

Paul Donnelly, 34 and a native of Ypsilanti, lived in Honduras and New York City before returning...
The Catholic response to the worst mass shooting in U.S. history
Pope Francis and a chorus of U.S. bishops...
Meet Father Peter Lawrence
Peter Lawrence, 28, viewed the Catholic Church as...