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

  • Catholic Morality in the Age of Crypto

    May 18th, 2022  |  36 mins 4 secs
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    Can the rise of digital assets help or hinder human flourishment? We speak with three Catholic financial experts to find out

  • Engineering and Empathy

    May 4th, 2022  |  18 mins 34 secs
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    After meeting a man with no arms and no legs, Notre Dame Prep students devise invention to make his life easier — but he changes theirs, too

  • Does the Music Matter?

    April 20th, 2022  |  32 mins 48 secs

    How can sacred music evangelize? Can drums and chant coexist in the same Church? And what does it mean to have 'unity without uniformity'?

  • Let's Talk About Adoption

    April 5th, 2022  |  32 mins 18 secs
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    People whose lives have been touched by adoption share their perspectives and the complexities of adoption – from the joys to the sorrows

  • Can a Catholic Gamble on Sports?

    March 24th, 2022  |  22 mins 19 secs
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    As Michigan's sports gaming industry reaches new heights, moral theologians and addiction experts weigh in on a Catholic's responsibility

  • National Catholic Sisters Week

    March 7th, 2022  |  31 mins 33 secs
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    Four women religious tell their stories about what brought them to the convent — and why sisterhood is still a vocation worth considering

  • Miracle Child

    February 23rd, 2022  |  17 mins 22 secs
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    Doctors told Nora Mies' parents her seizures as a newborn meant she wouldn't live a normal life; then, they prayed to Blessed Solanus Casey

  • Jaymo's Second Chance

    February 9th, 2022  |  26 mins 58 secs
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    How a once-juvenile lifer found redemption by finding the good in himself, with the help of a Catholic deacon

  • Pretty Brown Girl Club

    January 26th, 2022  |  20 mins 46 secs

    Mercy High alum Sheri Crawley created a club exclusively for black and brown girls to give them an empowering place to call their own

  • Hitting the Streets With St. Paul

    January 12th, 2022  |  28 mins
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    How God's gentle nudge led one Detroit man to share his faith on street corners — and the idea spread like wildfire

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