I give you a new commandment: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you also should love one another. This is how all will...
A few years ago, I remember going through my 7-year-old son’s backpack and finding an egg carton with little objects in each...
First of all, don’t worry about what words to use when you begin to pray for someone who has been away from the Lord – from the...
Are you and your group of friends just starting out and wondering if you can afford to do a gift exchange? Why not try this — do...

From the Bishop

In October, we in the Diocese of Lansing were blessed to be part of an assembly for the New...

We are all 'Called by Name' to share Jesus with others

By the time you read this letter, we will have...

Be a "Faithful Citizen" this November

How to be a faith-filled citizen in this or...

Why bother with one lost sheep?

Jesus’ story about the lost sheep has always...

Your Stories

Stephen's faith is at the core of his medical practice Dr. Stephen Hickner and his wife, Carol,...
How can you bring someone back to Church?
Pray, Witness, Invite, Accompany Approximately 1...
Faith and Law: The new Catholic Bar Association
For many Catholic attorneys, they find it...
Prayers and support save Wezi's unborn baby
On May 2, 2016, Sandra Wezi Pemba parked a block...

Your Faith

Virginia Centurione, born into a noble family in Genoa, Italy, in 1587, was forced into marriage at...
Lessons in mercy: The parable of the sower
I give you a new commandment: Love one another....
How do I pray for someone to come back to God this Advent?
First of all, don’t worry about what words to use...
Discussion Guide December 2016
Marriage Matters Discuss ways in which estranged...

From the Editor

Advent is my favorite of all the Church’s seasons. Its four weeks are a breath of fresh air in the...
Transform your life with 'Thanksliving'

As an editor, I see (and hopefully correct)...

Does growth have to be painful?

Through the course of the summer months just...

Empowered by the Holy Spirit

I’m envious of teens today who are preparing...

Your Life

A few years ago, I remember going through my 7-year-old son’s backpack and finding an egg carton...
Swap gift-giving for giving together
Are you and your group of friends just starting...
How can I de-stress this Christmas?
God loves us so much that he decided not just to...
I’m stuck in a dead-end job
There are four levels of satisfaction you can...

Special Reports

As the battle for the White House intensifies, each of the major political parties will certainly...
A life poured out for Christ: St. Teresa of Calcutta
Her life Born in Skopje, Albania, (now Macedonia...
Meet Father Paul Donnelly
Paul Donnelly, 34 and a native of Ypsilanti,...
The Catholic response to the worst mass shooting in U.S. history
Pope Francis and a chorus of U.S. bishops...