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Christ has Risen, He has Risen Indeed

Cave of Christ's Burial

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is the central event of the Christian faith, celebrated joyfully year after year at Easter. There is no doubt about the historical reality of Jesus’ rising from the dead…

March 28, 2024
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Reflecting on Lent: A Journey of Purification and Grace

Photo of Br. Igor de Bliquy

As we embark upon the Lenten season, a time of profound spiritual renewal and preparation, the Preface for Lent offers a poignant reflection on the journey toward the Paschal Mystery.

February 26, 2024
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Mutual Hospitality

Colorized historic photo of Blessed Solanus Casey at a nativity scene in Detroit in 1944.

Mexican tradition has a beautiful celebration of hospitality. It is called Las Posadas which means (lodging, sheltering, or accommodation), in this case, it refers to the inn from the Nativity story.

December 6, 2023
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🗓️ Six years ago today…

Br. Josef Timmers and Br. Michael Sullivan accompany Paula Medina-Zarate to the sanctuary with a relic of Blessed Solanus Casey during the Beatification Mass at Ford Field on November 18, 2017.

Six years ago today, on the November 18, 2017, we celebrated the beatification of Father Solanus Casey. On that day, the spirit of the simple Capuchin Friar could be felt all around us.

November 18, 2023
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Father Solanus and the Eucharist

Fr. Larry Webber, OFM Cap.

We have heard and we know from our life’s experiences that trauma redeemed, as well as the Gospel spirit of poverty, are fundamental for understanding St Francis and his power in the world and in the history of the Church, as well as in his humble son Blessed Solanus

October 20, 2023
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Day of Reflection presented by the Father Solanus Guild

Father Solanus Guild Day of Reflection graphic with a photo of Blessed Solanus Casey and the date: October 19, 2023

Join us for a fall day of reflection at the Solanus Casey Center, presented by the Father Solanus Guild. Our presenter and preacher will be Fr. Larry Webber, OFM Cap.

September 1, 2023
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Reverence, Solanus, Holiness…

Br. Antony Julius Milton, OFM Cap.

Reverence was the fundamental virtue that accompanied Blessed Solanus in all his ministries to the poor and the sick. It is, in fact, the core virtue that led him on the path of holiness.

August 22, 2023
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When the Ordinary is Extraordinary

Solanus Casey Tomb

Here at the Solanus Casey Center stories of “miracles” or favors come to us so frequently that it’s sometimes easy to take for granted the wonderful favors God is granting to those who put their trust in His mercy.

July 18, 2023
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Bloom where you’re planted

Summer photograph of the exterior of the Solanus Casey Center and the creation garden. Day lillies are in full bloom in the foreground. The garden appears lush and verdant.

“Bloom Where You’re Planted” was popularized in the 1970s. Recently, that maxim popped up in a conversation with a regular visitor at the Solanus Casey Center.

May 17, 2023
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I’ll Take a Dozen!

Portrait of Br. George Kooran, OFM Cap.

A few weeks back a group of family members came to the Solanus Casey Center in Detroit. One of our friars, Br. Dan, greeted and welcomed them. They had a wonderful story to share.

March 30, 2023
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