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Impressions of Detroit

I left Detroit November 18 with lasting impressions of the many blessings I received from volunteering at the Solanus Casey Center on Mount Elliott Street and from attending the Eucharistic Liturgy and Rite of Beatification of the Venerable Servant of … Continue reading

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The Cardinal Speaks

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The Beatification of Fr. Solanus Casey, OFM Cap.

(Detroit, Michigan) “Welcome to sunny Detroit,” was what soon-to-be Blessed Father Solanus Casey, OFM Cap. inspired me to say Saturday, November 17, 2017 as I greeted arriving buses full of pilgrims at the Solanus Casey Center at 1780 Mt. Elliott … Continue reading

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Jailhouse Jesus

JAILHOUSE JESUS Spiritual progress, not perfection by Charles McKelvy Which Jesus speaks to you? Squeaky, clean baby Jesus from Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby? Lily-white, gated-community, Protestant Jesus? Sissified Jesus in the cleaned and pressed duds beholding the … Continue reading

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Repeat Offender

(Editor’s Note: This article appears in the current issue of THE CATHOLIC LEADER Magazine. ┬áThis is why I am a repeat offender.) CONCRETE KNEELERS by Charles McKelvy When at Saint Dismas, do as the regulars do: kneel on the concrete … Continue reading

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Worth Repeating

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