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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

How Many Kids Grow Up With Their Married Mom and Dad?

Leslie Ford February 21, 2015 It’s not normal these days for a teen to live with their married mom and dad. Fifty-four percent of U.S. teens 15-to-17-years-old do not live in a home with their married mother and father, according to the Fifth Annual Index of Family...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Declaration

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we stand up to defend these truths and their intimate relationship to the natural and civil rights of minor children: Marriage is the only institution that unites children with their mothers and fathers. It is the only institution that...

Cardinal Kasper’s Challenge Distracts from the Real Problem

STEPHEN BASKERVILLE As the Synod of Bishops on the Family convenes this week, the Catholic Church has a heaven-sent opportunity to atone for one of the biggest failures in modern ecclesiastical history and in so doing to take a major step in resuscitating the...

Hundreds attend prayer ceremony for life at State Capitol

Posted on September 9, 2014 by Katie This past Saturday, I was honored to speak at a prayer assembly before hundreds of people on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol.  The purpose was to pray for the three spiritual battles in our country: religious liberty, the...

Restoring Marriage & Family in 2014:
Hope for Highland Park & America

Dear Friend, Marriage, God’s first institution, offers firm foundation for healthy, fruitful lives. Children raised by Mom & Dad’s committed love in two-parent households enjoy safer, healthier childhoods. They do better in school. Married couples live longer. They...

Capitol Steps Solemn Prayer Assembly

September 6, 2014 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.   This Solemn Prayer Assembly summons God’s people to Michigan’s Capitol Steps in Lansing on Sat. Sept. 6 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. to pray for grace & guidance: To Heal our land To Uphold the sanctity of human life and vanquish...

Is It All Over In America For Childhood With A Married Mom & Dad?

By Michael T. Ross, M.D   Marriage is the civil rights issue of our day.  Suddenly, in little over a decade, America’s powers and principalities, guardians of law, the legal profession, and our judicial branch, have advanced an inscrutably dark agenda for...

Working-class marriage rate hurt by weak church efforts

WASHINGTON D.C., July 30 (CNA/EWTN News).   A “national retreat” from marriage could worsen social divides between the married and unmarried and plummeting rates are partly due to religious groups failing to reach the working class, says one scholar. “We have seen...

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