April 29, 2014
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Southfield-Based Ministry Working to Buy, Restore Pontiac Chapel and Mission Site

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Pontiac — For six years, the founders of Terra Sancta Pilgrimages have led Detroit-area faithful on spiritual tours to the Holy Land. In recent months, they’ve been praying, working and fundraising to relocate their Southfield office to a restored St. Joseph Chapel and Shrine of the Immaculate Heart of Mary about 10 miles away in Pontiac.

The 2.25-acre site is on the former St. Joseph Parish property and is now owned by St. Damien of Molokai Parish in Pontiac. The site is in need of repairs and includes the chapel, the Marian Shrine and outdoor Stations of the Cross. Proceeds from the sale would largely eliminate the parish debt at St. Damien.

Read full article at TheMichiganCatholic.com


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