Our History - This is what we do and study

Since 1991 the Marian Peace Center has hosted events on the following topics:
    † Mary, Mother of the Church
    † The Tilma of Our Lady of Guadalupe
    † Why Jesus Matters
    † Richness of Marian Apparitions
    † Mary and the Church
    † Mary - the Ark of the Covenant
    † After Life
    † Divine Mercy
    † Apparitions
    † Angels
    † The End Times
    † Inspirational music and testimonies
    † Living the Medjugorje messages
    † Mary - Spouse of the Holy Spirit
    † Power of Positive Faith
    † Health, Humor and Holiness
    † Our Lady and the Poor
    † Spiritual Warfare
    † Divine Will
    † The Church's teaching on Private Revelation
    † The Early Church and its devotion to Mary
    † The Eucharistic Presence
    † Healing
    † Conversion
    † God the Father
    † The Five M's of Mary
    † Pro-life
    † Padre Pio
    † Holy Souls
    † Praying with the Heart
    † Life after death
    † Christians and the secular media
    † Let Go, Let God (Enduring our crosses)

Visionaries/Locutionists we have hosted Top of this page
    † Christina Gallagher
    † Dorothy Romano
    † Estelle Ruiz
    † Gianna Talone
    † Isabel Bettwy
    † Janie Garza
    † Jim Singer
    † Josefina Marie
    † Josyp Terelya
    † Mark Treanor
    † Matthew Kelly
    † Theresa Lopez
    † Vassula Ryden
    † Debra Geileskey from Australia
    † Ivan (visionary from Medjugorje)
Speaking on apparations Top of this page
    † Mark Armstrong
    † Bud McFarlane
Priests/Religious Top of this page
    † Archbishop Philip Hannan
    † Bishop Hnilica
    † Fr. Patrick Gonyeau
    † Fr. Tony Fox
    † Br. Jim O'Brien
    † Fr. Michael Dwyer
    † Fr. Aniello Salicone
    † Fr. John McNamee
    † Fr. Joe Whelan
    † Fr. John Corapi
    † Fr. Norman Weslin
    † Fr. Melvin Doucette
    † Fr. Gerard Mc Ginnity
    † Fr. Ted Winnicki
    † Fr. Al Winshman
    † Fr. Tim Deeter
    † Fr. Henry Bordeaux
    † Fr. James Chelich
    † Fr. Bill Casey
    † Fr. Jack Fabian
    † Fr. Albert Mary Shamon
    † Fr. Stephen Valenta
    † Fr. Stephen Barham
    † Fr. Mark Bozada
    † Fr. Benedict Groeschel
    † Fr. John Hampsch
    † Fr. Roger Charest
    † Fr. Leroy Smith
    † Fr. Joseph Esper
    † Fr. Dan Havron
    † Fr. Donald Calloway
    † Fr. Petar of Medjugorje
    † Brother Driscoll
    † Sr. Catherine Sims
    † Sr. Louis deMontfort
    † Fr. Donald Calloway
    † Fr. Michael Dwyer
    † Fr. Michael Lightner
    † Fr. Rick Wendell
    † Fr. Ben Luedtke
    † Fr. Paul Schenck
    † Fr. Charles Becker
    † Fr. Dan Zaleski
    † Fr. Edward Prus
    † Sr. Joseph Andrew
    † Fr. Anthony Gramlich
    † Fr. Marko Djonovic
    † Fr. Mark Livingston
    † Fr. Joseph Marquis
Singers/Testimonies Top of this page
    † Michael O'Brien
    † Jerry & Regina Morin
    † Mark Forrest
    † David Parkes
    † Foxhoven Singers
    † Donna Lee
    † Dana
Authors/Testimonies Top of this page
    † Ned Dougherty (life after death journey)
    † David Manuel
    † Ted Flynn
    † Wayne Weible
    † Tom Rutkowski
    † Pat Devlin
    † Jan Connell
    † Dr. Courtenay Bartholomew
    † Mark Miravelle
    † Michael Brown
    † Dr. Alice vonHildebrand
    † Al Kresta
    † Tom Petrisko
    † David Hartline
    † Susan Tassone
    † Steve Ray
Testimonies of healing Top of this page
    † Rita Klaus
    † Char Vance
    † David Parkes
    † Lorraine Louvat (healing ministry)
    † Ferdinand Roccanti
Divine Mercy Top of this page
    † John Canavan
Divine Will Top of this page
    † Tom Fahy
Conversion stories Top of this page
    † Larry and Joetta Lewis
    † Alex Jones
Souls in Purgatory Top of this page
    † Susan Tassone
    † Fr. Mark Bozada
Other Top of this page
    † "I fell in love with Our Lady and it has made all the difference in the world," a talk and healing service with Fr. Michael Dwyer
    † "Saints Among Us," the relics recently gathered for devotion at Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church, in Livonia, with Father Joseph Marquis
    † "Two Opportunities for Healing and Spiritual Renewal" with Father Aniello Salicone
    † "An Urgent Message for our Times: The Healing Gospel of St. Luke" with Father Mark Bozada.
    † "Importance of Fatherhood in our Lives" with V. Rev. William J. Turner, PhD, KCHS, and Mr. Hubert Sanders, Jr., M.A.
    † "Science Confirms Faith" with Ramon Sanchez, M.D., and "The Flame of Love of the Immaculate Heart of Mary" with Maria Meszaros, MRE.
    † "A Morning of Healing and Spiritual Renewal" with Father Aniello Salicone
    † "In Imitation of Our Lady's Virtues" - Brother Esteban Ybarra, FMM
    † Presentation on Our Lady of Good Success - with Matthew Arnold's conversion story
    † Healing & Deliverance Mission with Fr. Gregory Bramlage
    † Tom Shrewsbury (Padre Pio)
    † Mary Lou McCall
    † Theresa Tomeo, talk show host
    † Sondra Abrahams
    † Captain Guy Gruters - P.O.W.
    † "The Da Vinci Code" - Professor Matthew Hill
    † "Mary, Undoer of Knots" - Edson Bosetti
    † "New Age" - Sharon Lee Giganti
    † Michelle Yax on pro-life
    † "Struck by lightning and the precipice of hell" - Dr. Gloria Polo
    † "Be Confident, Invoke Our Lady" - Fr. Marko Djonovic speaking about his ministry, "Better Way Detroit"

Conferences Top of this page

We have hosted the following conferences:
    June 2012
    ’Testimonies of Grace’ - a celebration of the 31st anniversary of apparitions at Medjugorje
    Fr. Aaron DePeyster
    Mary Sue Eck
    St. Sebastian, Dearborn Hts, MI

    June 2011
    Our Lady has been calling for 30 years" - 30th Anniversary Celebration of Medjugorje
    Fr. Charles Becker
    Colleen Willard
    St. Clare of Assisi Church, Farmington, MI

    May 2011
    Holy Family, Make Our Family Holy
    Sr. Joseph Andrew, O.P., Sharon Amaya, and May Crowning
    St. Dunstan Church, Garden City, MI

    January 2011
    Life is Precious - Pro Life Conference
    Fr. Paul Schenck, Fr. Ben Luedtke, Michelle Yax
    Ss. Cyril & Methodius Church, Sterling Hts, MI

    November 2009
    Deception of the New Age
    Fr. Thomas Euteneuer and Sharon Lee Giganti
    Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Plymouth, MI

    September 2008
    Angel Conference
    Fr. Joseph Whelan, Fr. Matthew Hincks, and Joan Wester Anderson
    St. Gerald Church, Farmington, and St. Martin dePorres, Warren, MI

    December 2006
    That All May Be One (Healing the Wounds of Division)
    Steve Ray, Dr. Robert Fastiggi, Dr. Ken Howell, and Fr. John Riccardo

    October 2004
    Scott Hahn
    Guardian Angels Parish, Clawson, MI

    April, 2002
    Fr. John Corapi
    St. Stanislaus-Kostka, Wyandotte, MI

    April, 1998
    Come Holy Spirit - The Sanctifier
    Fr. Benedict Groeschel, Donna Lee, Dr. Alice vonHildebrand
    Novi Hilton, Novi, MI

    April, 1997
    Holy Family, make our family holy
    Archbishop Philip Hannan, David Parkes, Mary Lou McCall, Matthew Kelly, Janie Garza
    Novi Hilton, Novi, MI

    March, 1996
    The reign of Jesus through Mary
    Jan O’Connell, Ted Flynn, Wayne Weible, Dr. Mark Miravelle
    Novi Hilton, Novi, MI

    October, 1993
    This Time of Mercy - Eucharist/Marian convocation
    Fr. Tim Deeter, Fr. James Chelich, Fr. Henry Bordeaux, Fr. Gerard McGinnity, Fr. Ted Winnick, Josyp Terelya, Christina Gallagher, Janie Garza, Jim Murphy, Jerry and Regina Morin, Mark Treanor, Missionary Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Days of reflection Top of this page
    January, 2020
    Devotion to Mary - Sign of Pre-Destination, with Fr. Ronan Murphy

    March, 2019
    Day of Prayer and Healing at the Solanus Casey Center, Detroit

    December, 2018
    Morning of Reflection, Fr. Mark Livingston, Fr. Tony Fox, and Fr. Daniel Zaleski, "Falling in Love with Mary"

    April, 2018
    Morning of Reflection, Fr. Ben Luedtke, "Mary, Mother of the Church"

    February, 2017
    Fr. Ben Luedtke, "Overcoming the Darkness" (Spiritual Warfare)

    October, 2016
    50th Anniversary Celebration for Fr. Aniello Salicone and 25th Anniversary for the Marian Peace Center of Detroit

    22 June, 2013
    A Morning with Our Blessed Mother and Medjugorje

    April 19, 2013
    Spiritual Dangers of the 21st Century with Fr. Joseph Esper

    January 19, 2013
    Healing Service with Father Aniello Salicone

    September 29, 2012
    Led by the Holy Spirit - Morning of Reflection with Father Ben Luedtke and Father Luigi Gabris

    February 11, 2012
    Waters of Healing, Waters of Life - A celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes
    Fr. John Celichowski

    October 16, 2010
    Healing Broken Hearts - opening the door to the soul
    Fr. Joseph Whalen

    May 15, 2010
    Our Lady and her Beloved Sons- May Crowning
    Fr. Ben Luedtke, Fr. Edward Prus, and Fr. Dan Zaleski

    January 16, 2010
    What it means to be a Catholic in a modern world
    Fr. Ben Luedtke

    June 20, 2009
    28th Anniversary Celebration of the Blessed Mother's Apparitions in Medjugorje
    Fr. Bill Ashbaugh, Sandi Le Bel, Denis Nolan

    March 28, 2009
    Lenten Day of Reflection and Healing
    Fr. Tom DiLorenzo

    January 31, 2009
    From the Garden to the Cross - Divine Mercy reflection
    Jim Miller

    November 9-10, 2007
    Healing Mission with Fr. Chris Crotty and Fr. Louis Guardiola

    October 13, 2007
    90th anniversary celebration of Our Lady of Fatima

    October 14, 2006
    St. Beatrice Church - Developing a relationship with the Holy Spirit
    Fr. Stephen Valenta and Frank Kelly

    May 1, 2006
    An Evening Honoring Our Blessed Mother with Mass and May crowning
    St. Anastasia Parish, Troy, MI

    February 25, 2006
    Praying over people
    Fr. Aniello Salicone

    November 12, 2005
    Praying over people
    Father Michael Dwyer

    September 2004
    Healing oil ministry
    Father Joe Whelan

    May 2003
    Healing the Family Tree
    Father John Hampsch

    March 2003
    God the Father - Dr. Tom Petrisko

    January 2003
    Contemplative Prayer and the Blessed Mother
    Father Melvin Doucette

    January 2002
    Companions of Christ the Lamb
    Father Jack Fabian

    March 2001
    Personal commitment to Christ and His Church
    Father Bill Casey

    February 2000
    Why be Catholic?
    Larry and Joetta Lewis

    January 2000
    Praying with the Heart, Part III
    Father Stephen Valenta

    September 22, 1999
    Day of Recollection at Manresa Retreat House

    March 1999
    Entering Divine Love
    Sr. Louis Marie deMontfort

    January 1998
    God the Father
    Father Dan Havron

    November 1997
    From Origins to Destiny
    Monsignor Miceal Ledwith

    January 1997
    Consecration to Our Lady
    Father Leroy Smith

    May 1996
    Total Consecration to Mary
    Father Roger Charest

    March 1996
    Healing the Family Tree
    Father John Hampsch

    January 1996
    Heart to Heart, Part II
    Father Stephen Valenta

    January 1995
    How to pray with the heart
    Father Stephen Valent

    November 1994
    Our Lady and Sanctity
    Father Albert Shamon

Devotions to Our Lady
    May 11, 2007
    May Crowning and Mass
    Bishop Daniel E. Flores, Aux. Bishop of Detroit
    St. Anastasia, Troy, MI
Reflection and Prayer to Our Lady, Protectoress of the Unborn
    December 11, 1999
    St. Andrew Kim Church

    December 12, 1998
    St. Andrew Kim Church

Pilgrimages Top of this page
    October 2016
    Holy Door Pilgrimage, Blessed Sacrament Cathedral
    Mass at Old St. Mary's, Greektown, Detroit, MI
    Lunch and Devotions at St. Bonaventure's Monastery

    June 2016
    Jubilee Year of Mercy Pilgrimage
    Shrine of the Divine Mercy, Stockbridge, MA
    Rosa Mystica Shrine, NY
    St. Kateri Tekakwitha, NY
    Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Boston

    April 2015
    Divine Mercy Shrine in Stockbridge, MA
    Rosa Mystica Shrine in NY
    North American Martyrs and St. Kateri Shrine in NY
    Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Boston, MA

    March 2011
    Pius Union of St. Joseph
    Grass Lake, MI

    October 2010
    Divine Mercy Shrine, Stockbridge, MA
    Our Lady of Perpetual Help Basilica, Boston, MA
    North American Martyrs Shrines, NY

    June 2010
    Divine Mercy Shrine in Stockbridge, MA
    St. Anne's in Sturbridge (with Fr. Ralph DiOrio)
    Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Boston
    North American Martyrs Shrines, NY

    April 2007
    Pious Union of St. Joseph, Grass Lake, MI

    June 2004
    St. Hyacinth, Detroit, MI
    St. John Cantius, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure, Detroit, MI

    September 2003
    Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Detroit, MI
    Sweetest Heart of Mary, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure, Detroit, MI

    May 2003
    Pious Union of St. Joseph, Grass Lake,MI
    St. Mary Star of the Sea, Jackson, MI
    St. John the Evangelist, Jackson, MI

    October 2002
    St. Aloysius, Detroit, MI
    Sts. Peter & Paul, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure, Detroit, MI

    September 2001
    St. Albertus, Detroit, MI
    St. Francis of Assisi, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure, Detroit, MI

    December 2000
    Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Detroit, MI
    Holy Redeemer, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure, Detroit, MI

    May 2000
    Pious Union of St. Joseph, Jackson, MI
    St. Mary, Jackson, MI
    St. John the Evangelist, Jackson, MI

    November 1999
    St. Florian, church of the Immaculate Conception
    Hamtramck, MI

    May 1999
    St. Anne, Detroit, MI
    Most Holy Trinity, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure, Detroit, MI

    September 1999
    Our Lady of the Rosary, Windsor, ONT
    Assumption, Windsor, ONT
    St. Alphonsus, Windsor, ONT

    February 1999
    Old St. Mary’s, Detroit, MI
    St. Joseph, Detroit, MI
    Sweetest Heart of Mary, Detroit, MI
    St. Bonaventure Monastery, Detroit, MI

    October 1998
    Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation, Carey, OH

    September 2000
    Cross in the Woods, Holy Cross Village, St. Francis - Petosky, Michigan

    November 1996
    Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico

    October 1995
    Holy Hill Monastery, WI

    EWTN/Mother Angelica
    Six days - May 1994
    Four days - May 1998
    Four days - March 1999
    Four days - March 2000
    Four days - April 2001

Medjugorje information nights Top of this page

Since 1991 we have set up over 50 Medjugorje Information Nights at various churches in the Archdiocese of Detroit. If you would like to have one in your parish please connect with us.

Youth events Top of this page
    November 7-9, 2003
    Youth 2000
    St. Mary's Prep, Orchard Lake, MI

    September 20-22, 2002
    Youth 2000
    St. Agatha

    October 15-17, 1999
    Youth 2000
    Eucharist-centered retreat at Our Lady of Loreto

    April 17-18, 1998
    Youth to Youth
    Featuring Youth to Youth from Montrose
    Youth for Third Millennium
    Rev. Hopkins

    September 26-28, 1997
    Teen Encounter
    Featuring RADIX
    Youth for Third Millennium
    Rev. Edward Hopkins
    Legionaries for Christ

    January 14, 1995
    Youth Rally
    Featuring David Parkes

Upcoming Events

The Marian Peace Center of Detroit
Established 1991