In the 1960s, there were only two ways for young men and women to become missionaries – join either the Peace Corps or a...
Dear Father Joe: What is the difference between the sacrament of the sick and last rites? I thought you could only be anointed...
So often I hear people say: “Oh, I wish I could make a retreat, but my schedule makes that impossible or ...” You can insert your...
The Diocese of Lansing was blessed with three new priests on June 20. Bishop Earl Boyea ordained Robert Bacik, David Fons and...

From the Bishop

We recently celebrated the funerals of two of our actively assigned priests – Father Paul...

Called to mercy

My brothers and sisters in Christ, Pope...

Our Continuing Commitment to Flint

Our Catholic presence in Flint is quite...

God’s Divine Mercy

Sin! This is not meant to be a command. Pope...

Your Stories

Tyler ministers to those who have lost a loved one Burying the deceased is one of the seven...
It feels like half of you is gone
Judy finds comfort in bereavement support...
Why should you care about Flint?
To some, Flint represents complete failure —...
I learned I could stand on my own
How the N.E.W. Life Center changed Cara’s...

Your Faith

The Diocese of Lansing was blessed with three new priests on June 20. Bishop Earl Boyea ordained...
Be Innocent: St. Maria Goretti
Feast day: July 6 During the Sermon on the Mount...
Discussion Guide for July/August
Marriage Matters Have you and your spouse...
Living the Gospel in a radical way: Brother Francis Boylan, CSC
In the 1960s, there were only two ways for young...

From the Editor

When a young man is ordained, he has no idea about what lies ahead of him. But then the same is...
It's time we rally

When you drive along the brick pavement of...

Visiting the sick

Young people are a special gift to the elderly...

Where is home?

It happened a number of years ago at Easter-...

Your Life

“As they said in Field of Dreams, build it and they will come,” says Pat Whaley. But instead of a...
She Says: We should plan our funeral
John and I should really plan our funerals and...
My co-worker is interested in Catholicism
Q: One of my co-workers has indicated some...
Does summer vacation have to be so structured?
Q: It’s summer and my kids are out of school. I...

Special Reports

On December 22, 2008, the Vatican’s Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies...
Apostolic Visitation
On December 22, 2008, the Vatican’s Congregation...
U.S. – Cuba Relations
On December 17, 2014, President Obama announced...
Special Report: Ebola Outbreak
Recent months have seen the outbreak of Ebola in...