Monthly Archives: October 2013

‘Eliminating every excuse’: Parish signs up 1,000 for Alpha course

Nick Pizana | Special to The Michigan Catholic Plymouth — Navigating through one’s own spiritual journey can be a tough undertaking, and while many might go through the motions of a typical Catholic experience, completing the sacraments, attending Mass, some people still struggle to maintain a deeper connection with Christ. It was a problem recognized by…

CMMB elects local man chairman

Detroit — Chris Allen, executive director of the Detroit Wayne County Health Authority, has been elected chairman of the Catholic Medical Mission Board, a New York-based lay-run nonprofit that seeks to bring medical care in accordance with Catholic teachings to the poor and underserved in countries around the world. Allen has served as chairman of…