Detroit Stories

A podcast on a mission to boldly share the stories of the people and communities in southeast Michigan

About the show

Welcome to Detroit Stories — a bi-weekly podcast on a mission to boldly share the stories of the people and communities in southeast Michigan.
These are the stories that fascinate us and inspire us — they are the stories that we think everyone should know.
Tune in every other Friday for Detroit-
centric interviews and timely, inspirational topics. Brought to you by Detroit Catholic.

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Episodes

  • Mercy In Action at St. Lucy

    November 2nd, 2021  |  19 mins 25 secs

    How a Christian service coordinator’s tragic passing brought a family of parishes together for ‘Mercy in Action’

  • The Boys Bowl

    October 6th, 2021  |  15 mins 35 secs
    catholic, detroit, football

    The importance of Catholic Central’s 77 year-long tradition, The Boys Bowl, is explained and elaborated on by the first hand experiences of a coach, athletic director, and most importantly, students.

  • Visions of a Better Life

    September 22nd, 2021  |  19 mins 24 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, detroit stories, unleash the gospel

    John Daraban shares his testimony of being a soul so far gone to the point of extreme hopelessness, led back onto the path of Christ through visions at St. Lawrence, an appearance from the Blessed Mother and Solanus Casey.

  • Serving God and Country

    September 8th, 2021  |  15 mins 13 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, detroit stories, unleash the gospel

    Dcn. Steve Morello was uniquely positioned to serve the Lord and the American people in the aftermath of the tragedies of September 11th, 2001.

  • The Frontlines of Mental Health

    August 24th, 2021  |  13 mins 24 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic charities, detroit catholic, detroit stories, unleash the gospel

    Throughout a year of immense impact on society’s mental health, Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan has ensured that all those who seek help and care are able to find it.

  • Heroic Love and Family Planning

    July 19th, 2021  |  17 mins 37 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, detroit stories, fertility, natural family planning, nfp awareness week

    Sergio Lopez and Giovanni Vitale have a goal to empower men to join the conversation on Natural Family Planning.

  • A Feast For Detroit

    June 16th, 2021  |  21 mins 58 secs
    catholic podcast, detroit, detroit catholic, detroit stories, evangelical charity, unleash the gospel

    Ederique Goudia is on a mission to rescue the lost food of Detroit and turn it into beautiful meals for the city’s food insecure population.

  • Cabrini Clinic: On the Frontlines Since 1834

    June 2nd, 2021  |  15 mins 45 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, cabrini clinic, catholic, catholic podcast, clinic, detroit catholic, detroit stories, pandemic, unleash the gospel

    Discover Detroit’s best kept secret: the oldest free clinic in America with a commitment to doing the right thing.

  • For the Love of the Gospel

    May 19th, 2021  |  19 mins 54 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, detroit stories, priestly vocations, unleash the gospel, vocations

    Despite growing up in a country and time of harsh religious persecution, Fr. Fred Kalaj still found and fell in love with the Gospel — even to the point of hearing and answering his call to the priesthood.

  • The Making of a Falcon

    May 3rd, 2021  |  22 mins 35 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic education, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, unleash the gospel

    Graduation is always a milestone, but for St. Mary Catholic Central High School and the Goda family, this accomplishment has been a team effort with a lasting impact.

  • Smoke House Rises From the Ashes

    April 21st, 2021  |  17 mins 31 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, detroit stories, faith, resurget cineribus, rise from the ashes

    When life threw Steve and Sue Francis challenge after challenge, faith in God was what helped them hope for better things.

  • Miracle for Maddeline

    April 7th, 2021  |  20 mins
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic, detroit catholic, detroit stories, strangers no longer

    Meet Maddeline and Daris Bartolon — immigrants who got the miracle they prayed for, thanks to a community who decided they would be strangers no longer.

  • Brother Priests

    March 25th, 2021  |  16 mins 57 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic, catholic podcast, detroit, detroit catholic, detroit stories, priesthood, priests, unleash the gospel, vocations

    For Fr. Zach and Fr. Drew Mabee, the bond of brotherhood led them not only to Catholicism, but to priestly vocations in Michigan, as well.

  • A Monopoly of Love

    March 10th, 2021  |  19 mins 49 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, atlantic city, catholic podcast, detroit catholic, detroit stories, unleash the gospel, volunteer

    Audrey Sutherland left her home, her family, and her job to minister in Atlantic City. Here’s what she learned from her Boardwalk ministry.

  • For Better or For Worse

    February 9th, 2021  |  23 mins 11 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic, detroit catholic, detroit stories, marriage, marriage counseling

    The story of one couple’s experience revitalizing a failing marriage, and how they’ve become leaders of metro-Detroit’s marriage-saving Retrouvaille ministry.

  • Mary Sue's Legacy

    January 27th, 2021  |  18 mins 42 secs

    Mary Sue Terrasi embodied the pro-life movement so passionately that her efforts and impact still continue — even after her death.