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Catholic Connection – Feb 26, 2021 – Hour 1

Macomb County Prosecutor Peter Lucido reports on an important House Oversight Committee hearing on COVID-19 nursing home problems. Fr. Adam DeLeon from Detroit Loyola High School on Black History Month and who America’s first black saint could be.

Segment 1 – Intro and News

Segment 2 – House Oversight Committee holds hearing on COVID-19 nursing home policy

On Thursday, Michigan lawmakers heard testimony on policies put in place at nursing homes as COVID-19 began to spread through the state. Peter Lucido took part in it and reports to us.

Peter Lucido is currently the Macomb County prosecutor. He formerly served as a member of the Michigan Senate, and was Senate Majority Whip.

House Oversight Committee holds hearing on COVID-19 nursing home policy

Segment 3 – Who will be America’s First Black Saint? Loyola Students to Study Their Path

When in-person learning resumes at Detroit Loyola High School, there will be a special treat awaiting the students – a stunning display of Black American pioneers of the Catholic Church, giving even more meaning to Black History Month. Even more noteworthy, all six individuals – four women and two men – are under consideration for sainthood, which would be historic as the first Black American saint in the Catholic Church. Fr. Adam DeLeon explains.

Fr. Adam DeLeon is Campus Minister at Detroit Loyola High School.

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