Detroit’s ‘Mass mob’ movement beyond organizers’ ‘wildest expectations’

What started as a little push has turned into a tidal wave for the once-fledgling “Mass mob” movement.

More than 2,000 people attend Mass at historic St. Albertus Church in Detroit Aug. 10. The Mass was organized as part of a "Mass mob" movement to fill now-closed historic inner-city Detroit churches.  (CNS photo/Jonathan Francis, Archdiocese of Detroit)

1,600 educators gather for Catholic Schools Convocation

More than 1,600 Catholic school educators crammed the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland Aug. 22.

Gregory Jones, a long time educator in the Archdiocese of Baltimore who completed his career as a principal at Monsignor Slade Catholic School, receives the Doris Musil Award from Archbishop William E. Lori during the Catholic Schools Convocation at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland Aug. 22. (Tom McCarthy Jr. | CR Staff)

Catholic school superintendent takes part in ALS ice bucket challenge

Questions raised about research supported by the ALS Association have left some Catholics concerned.

Tom Otten, principal of Elder High School in Cincinnati, and Jim Rigg, superintendent of Catholic schools for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge at the school Aug. 21. Their donations will go to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa. (CNS photo/John Stegeman, Catholic Transcript)

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Detroit’s ‘Mass mob’ movement beyond organizers’ ‘wildest expectations’
Aug 23 2014
What started as a little push has turned into a tidal wave for the once-fledgling “Mass mob” movement.

1,600 educators gather for Catholic Schools Convocation
Aug 22 2014
More than 1,600 Catholic school educators crammed the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland Aug. 22.

Catholic school superintendent takes part in ALS ice bucket challenge
Aug 22 2014
Questions raised about research supported by the ALS Association have left some Catholics concerned.

CCHD seed money goes a long way at Project PLASE
Aug 22 2014
Project PLASE (People Lacking Ample Shelter and Employment) found permanent housing for more than 300 people in fiscal year 2013.

Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist, his family
Aug 20 2014
In April 2013, the parents of slain U.S. journalist James Foley attended a prayer vigil at Marquette University in Milwaukee to pray for their son.

St. Louis archbishop urges prayers for peace to calm chaos in streets
Aug 20 2014
Residents of Ferguson “are struggling to find peace in the chaos."