American Women Are Having Fewer Children Than They’d Like

Forecasts show many millennial women won’t fulfill their wishes on family size, and the biggest fertility declines are in Western states.   By Lyman Stone   Feb. 13, 2018 America’s fertility is in precipitous decline. Our team of forecasters at Demographic Intelligence projects 3.84 million births in 2017, down from about 3.95 million in 2016. …

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Restoring Marriage & Family Life In Metro Detroit

Making It Happen  By Dr. Michael T. Ross   Motown, Murder town Capital of the United States, remains the most violent city in the land of the free and the home of the brave. How sad this is for our Great Lakes’ largest city still by far despite an accelerated loss of more than half her …

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DINNER FOR TWO (or More)

DINNER FOR TWO (or More) Building Michigan’s Mission Field for Love   FRIDAY, JUNE 10, at 6:30 PM Please RSVP or order tickets no later than June 7.   Pasquales 31555 Woodward Ave Royal Oak, MI 48073 pasqualesrestaurant.com   Buffet dinner includes a choice of two entrees plus several pastas, bread, salad, and refreshments. We ask …

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ANALYSIS: Strong Families, Strong Society

Studies Confirm Importance of Marriage Rome,  November 08, 2015  (ZENIT.org)  Father John Flynn That healthy family life plays a vital role in the well-being of society is well established. A recent study provides ample detail regarding the economic impact of families. “Strong Families, Prosperous States: Do Healthy Families Affect the Wealth of State?” was a joint project …

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Restoring Marriage and Family Life 2015-2016

It’s November 2015. In 2016, Michigan’s largest congregation, nearly two million, gathers in Detroit for its 11th General Synod, the first such meeting since 1969―almost half a century ago. Between Thanksgiving and Christmas last year, the Catholic Church in Michigan declared 2015 The Year of Marriage. That’s a commitment to honor the “I do” of God’s first …

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Life Directions Fun[d] & Friend Raiser Event
November 7, 2015
2 – 5 p.m.

Marriage and family life is made especially for children and for young people of all ages. Sadly, too many start out in life in many of our cities like Detroit, Flint, Chicago, and Baltimore, with serious adversities and disadvantages, which may make home life challenging, painful, and often a place of sadness. Hope still abounds, …

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Supreme Court Overthrows United States

Should a child have a fundamental right to know his or her mom and dad and be cared for by them together? Should there be a public institution that specifically unites children with mom and dad and promotes their rearing by mom and dad together? The U.S. Supreme Court decided these questions definitively Friday June …

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Marriage Motown 2020

It’s 2015 Year of Marriage in Michigan. Marriage Motown 2020 begins in Detroit at 3745 Taylor St. & Dexter south of Davidson on July 10 at 2 p.m. As one couple renews their vows at 25 years, two inspired couples promise “I do” love you to have and hold in marriage for all God’s blessings. …

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RESTORING MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE IN 2015

Michigan Interfaith Prayer Assembly RESTORING MARRIAGE & FAMILY LIFE IN 2015 Dear Friends, Marriage is God’s first institution. It unites us as one human family. Man and woman across societies, cultures, races and religions become one with God, family, and community by their vocational vow, “I do.” America’s marriage rate has fallen to a hundred …

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2015 THE YEAR OF MARRIAGE Declares U.S. Archbishop  

Marriage Job One For Michigan By Dr. Michael T. Ross In this fifteenth year of the third Millennium, 2015, world attention converges on humanity’s clash with the natural male-female order of human life. Emboldened by pervasive passivity and indifference to the plight of children, a self-anointed tribe asserts its authority in a plethora of markets, …

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