April 29, 2014

Catholic Interest in Scripture Studies Grows in Metro Detroit

Detroit — When three sisters of the Ann Arbor-based Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist, finished second in last year’s American Bible Challenge, many viewers of the Game Show Network series were surprised that Catholics competed so well in biblical knowledge with those from other Christian faiths.

“One nice part of this is being able to show that Catholics do and should know our Bibles,” said Sister Maria Suso, a member of the Dominican team that came close to winning the national contest.

Catholics in southeast Michigan are increasingly studying Scripture, with dozens of parishes hosting Bible studies, some with multiple daily and weekly sessions. Barbara Glinski, a parishioner at St. Fabian in Farmington Hills, started the South Oakland Vicariate Bible study program in 2008, now facilitated by Fr. David Santoro, OP, chaplain at the nearby Monastery of the Blessed Sacrament.

Read the full article at TheMichiganCatholic.com

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