Detroit archbishop says new auxiliary bishops part of ‘unbroken chain’

(CNS) Driving along Chicago Boulevard toward the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament the morning of Jan. 25, one could tell it was going to be a blessed day for the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Seminarians from Sacred Heart Major Seminary, just a mile from the cathedral, were en route; some were joking and laughing as they walked, others were praying a rosary. Approaching the cathedral’s steps, about 30 members of the Neocatechumenical Way were singing and dancing to herald the joyous occasion.

Inside an invite-only congregation of friends, family and well-wishers packed the cathedral to the brims as a line of priests as far as the eye could see stretched out the doors of the vestibule and wrapped around the cathedral. [More]