Category Archives: theology

CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE OF DETROIT: THE DANGER OF MAKING EXCUSES FOR SIN

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Making excuses is a part of life. For some, excuses are practically a way of life, becoming so common that it’s almost tempting to call them a routine. Everybody is guilty of it, but for Catholics, the habit of making excuses can be dangerous. Your Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit would like you to know why.

When a person experiences hardships in life, it can begin to shape the tone for who that person is to become. Hardships have the potential to help us grow, but on the other hand, they can also turn into an excuse NOT to grow. Thus, there are people who blame their ill behavior and sinful ways on a bad childhood, a mean teacher, a slave-driving boss, an indifferent spouse, etc.Read more on this article.http://bit.ly/2olDMsB

HOW THE CATHOLIC ARCHDIOCESE TEACHES LOVE AND AFFECTION IN DETROIT

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The words ‘love’ and ‘affection’ are synonymous with the Roman Catholic faith. The Bible teaches people what love is, and how to demonstrate it to all people in every way. The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit promotes showing love and affection to all those who are around you.

If you’re interested to learn how love is taught and practiced within Catholicism, find out more about the importance placed on love. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2ohFoUN

OLD ST. MARY’S IN DETROIT IS ACTIVE IN PROMOTING CATHOLIC TRADITIONS

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For many people, being actively involved in a church which promotes Catholic traditions is very important. It’s a positive thing to have certain standards to live your life by, and to surround yourself with other people who follow the same standards and traditions.

Old St. Mary’s in Detroit is a church that upholds all Catholic traditions, and supports its congregation to follow these throughout life.

The Importance of Marriage

Lifelong marriage is a special union in which a man and a woman are bound together to start a family. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2ohJI6o

THE VITAL ROLES THAT MUSIC, PRAYER, AND SONG PLAY IN CATHOLIC CHURCHES

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Anyone who has enjoyed attending Holy Mass at Catholic churches in Detroit will have noticed three things are always present: music, prayer and song. You may be wondering why these aspects of worship are so important, and why many church services focus on them. Read on to find out why.

The Role of Music

Any type of music has the ability to transport you to another place. When you hear a certain song you may be reminded of a memory, or feel a specific emotion. This is no different with the music in Catholic churches. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oD1SR9

HOW CHURCHES IN DETROIT BRING INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES TOGETHER

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Community is important to many people, and having a group of likeminded people who share your beliefs and interests can be very fulfilling. Whether you already hold a strong faith, or are just beginning your Christian journey, regularly attending church and getting involved with related activities can be a great way to integrate yourself further into a community.

Regular Worship

Going to church on a regular basis and attending worship strengthens individuals and communities. Learning about God, understanding bible passages and singing and praying as a group will help you to feel more connected to your Christian faith and to those who share your beliefs.Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oCThxS

THREE REASONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TRADITIONAL LATIN MASS IN DETROIT

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The Catholic archdiocese of Detroit supports the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass because it offers spiritual and community-building benefits. As the same mass that numerous saints and martyrs enjoyed in the past, it can produce significant spiritual growth effects.

There are good reasons why attending a Latin Mass will benefit the Christian lives of Catholic faithful. But what is the Traditional Latin Mass? Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2oCZXw9

HISTORY, ARCHITECTURE, AND EVENTS IN OLD ST. MARY’S CHURCH IN DETROIT

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Also called the Church of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Mary Roman Catholic Church, or St. Mary’s, is the third oldest church in Detroit, Michigan. Located in 646 Monroe Street, the center of Greektown Historic District, it invites everyone to its daily masses and other Church activities.

Old St. Mary’s Church is a beautiful church with a long history of contributing to the development of an active Christian life. Read more on this article. http://bit.ly/2p9xmlh