As a little girl, my daughter once thanked God for her dad, blue popsicles and not making our skin the color of crocodiles. It...
Pictured right: Newly ordained priests lie prostrate as Pope Francis leads a Mass in St. Peter Basilica at the Vatican, April...
The day after Christmas, the store aisles instantly turn red and pink, and hearts start popping up everywhere. And then on...
St. Anthony of Padua, the “finder of lost articles,” was born into a wealthy family in Portugal in 1195, and first joined the...

From the Bishop

By the time you read this, I pray that my nephew and his wife have safely delivered their first...

A celebration of married love

“The transmission of human life is a most...

Ten years with Bishop Boyea

My archbishop back in the 1980s told me that I...

We must welcome the stranger

“The more prosperous nations are obliged, to...

Your Stories

“I was four years old, lying in my parents’ feather bed, burning with fever and...
‘Just go for it’ Why Morgan became Catholic
Conversion often begins in the heart – a tugging...
Michael Andrews is new chancellor of the diocese
Can you explain the duties of the position of...
Loving our baby Hope for as long as God gave us with her
HOPE Twenty weeks into their pregnancy, Jill and...

Your Faith

In the current debate over gay marriage, people sometimes ask: Who should define marriage?...
Teen issue of 
FAITH magazine used as a classroom tool
It takes a special person to work with middle-...
GO Evangelize: Accompany people with patience and charity
Brian Flynn is the director of the Middle...
Does Hell exist and does anybody go there?
The Church’s answer to these questions of hell...

Witness to Hope

The Witness to Hope funds received by St. Mary Queen of Angels Parish in Swartz Creek enabled them...
Witness to Hope dollars help fund new parish hall
Pilot Wave parish Queen of the Miraculous Medal...
Witness to Hope: Accountability Oversight Committee
The Witness to Hope Campaign Policies and...

From the Editor

My dad used to tell me that, as an engineer, he would much rather deal with machines and math than...
Our faith is meant to be dynamic

As part of my homily for this year's...

Thank you, Deacons, for your ministry

One of the great blessings I know in my...

Experience God’s mercy in the sacrament of reconciliation

Is it really Lent again so soon? Indeed it is...

Your Life

It's almost time for the kids to be home all summer, and Kate has them registered for so many...
My kids always whine for things at the grocery store
Q: My kids are always whining for things at the...
My first “real” boss doesn’t provide feedback
You have landed your first real job. You work...
My procrastination is affecting my job performance
My habit of procrastination is really hurting my...

Special Reports

In 2008, a diocesan coordinating commission appointed by Bishop Carl Mengeling examined the...
Special Report: Gaudete et Exsultate
Rejoice and be glad! The call to holiness Pope...
Special Report: 50th Anniversary of Humanae Vitae
On July 25, 2018, the Church will celebrate the...
50th anniversary of the permanent diaconate
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968...