Detroit Stories

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

50 episodes of Detroit Stories since the first episode, which aired on October 22nd, 2020.

  • Jenna's Glimpse of Heaven

    March 22nd, 2023  |  21 mins 12 secs

    How an 11-year-old girl's zest for life inspired her family to help children battling cancer find joy, even after she died

  • A Warm Welcome

    March 8th, 2023  |  24 mins 12 secs

    How a rotating warming shelter is more than a service for Royal Oak's homeless; it's a blessing for guests and volunteers alike

  • T.M. Doran's Catholic Imagination

    February 22nd, 2023  |  21 mins 36 secs

    Plymouth author's mysterious worlds capture truth, goodness and beauty of God in the mold of Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings'

  • It's A Funny Story

    February 8th, 2023  |  14 mins 53 secs

    Canton native Shawn Reynolds is the funniest comic east of the Mississippi — but his devotion to God and family is no joke.

  • Faith and the Cosmos

    January 24th, 2023  |  18 mins 27 secs

    Detroit native Bro. Guy Consolmagno, SJ, director of the Vatican Observatory, gazes at the stars and finds God gazing back.

  • Bearded Blevins Streams His Faith

    January 11th, 2023  |  16 mins 29 secs

    Jonathan Blevins tried video game streaming at his internet star brother's suggestion; now, he evangelizes with it.

  • When 'Father' Is Also 'Son'

    December 14th, 2022  |  21 mins 16 secs

    Parents of Archdiocese of Detroit priests talk about the joys, challenges and blessings of raising a member of the clergy

  • Hope of a Generation

    November 29th, 2022  |  14 mins 8 secs
    catholic, catholic youth, youth ministry

    When a local teenager noticed his peers weren't returning to Mass after the pandemic, he took matters into his own hands.

  • St. Alexander Still Cares

    November 16th, 2022  |  17 mins 39 secs

    When St. Alexander Parish in Farmington Hills closed in 2014, a former parishioner resolved to carry on its legacy of service.

  • Surviving an Eating Disorder

    November 1st, 2022  |  23 mins 37 secs
    anorexia, eating disorder, mental health
  • The Meaning of a Holy Death

    October 19th, 2022  |  32 mins 4 secs

    A chaplain, a funeral home director and a cemeteries leader explore Catholic beliefs and experiences about death and dying.

  • Let's Talk About Foster Care

    October 5th, 2022  |  33 mins 29 secs
    foster care, foster children, foster parenting

    Pulling back the curtain on the foster system, a foster family and case workers explain the joys and challenges of fostering

  • The Urban Playbook

    September 21st, 2022  |  15 mins 48 secs
    black catholics, education, service

    Loyola principal's first book, 'The Urban Playbook,' a blueprint for empowering young Black men with the tools to succeed

  • Healing From Addiction

    September 7th, 2022  |  19 mins 6 secs

    A struggling writer and atheist, Jeff Jay's battle with alcoholism led him to the brink — and finally back to the God who loves him

  • Seasoned Saints: Celebrating Our Elders

    July 22nd, 2022  |  15 mins 22 secs
    elderly, elders, grandparents

    On World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, Catholics recognize the importance of engaging the 'backbone of our parishes'

  • Healing After Abortion

    July 14th, 2022  |  30 mins 51 secs
    archdiocese of detroit, catholic, detroit, detroit catholic, news, newspaper, pro-life, storytelling

    A post-abortive couple describes the healing, forgiveness and peace they found through Rachel's Vineyard retreat