Ask Fr. Jim … How long did Mary remain a virgin?

Question: How long did Mary remain a virgin? Answer: The Church since the early centuries of Christianity has believed in Mary’s “perpetual virginity,” i.e. Mary remained a virgin before, during and after Jesus’ birth. This doctrine thus proclaims that Mary had no marital relations after the birth of Jesus nor gave birth to any other … Read more

2018 RCIA Elect and Candidates

This is the time of year when we pray in a special way for those people who have chosen, of their own free will, to enter the Catholic Church at Easter. On Saturday, February 17th, the bishops of the Archdiocese of Detroit formally declared the catechumens preparing for Baptism and candidates preparing for Confirmation and … Read more