Clida Ellison, Detroit lector, cook and mother of independent-minded sons

Saints Next Door: When Clida Ellison died of complications of COVID-19 at age 82, the pandemic prevented a funeral at the parish where she "was so beloved. She could have easily packed Gesu Church under normal circumstances."

After 175 years, Monroe IHMs going strong and teaching green

Michigan's oldest established congregation of Catholic sisters made their mark as pioneering educators by opening a school in 1845. Now, 175 years later, they're teaching us how to live green.