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Easter Sunday at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral in SW Detroit:

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, sits next to spring flowers during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, sits next to spring flowers during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, fiddles with rosary beads during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Theresa Trybus, of Detroit, prays with rosary beads during the Easter Sunday service at Ss. Peter and Paul Orthodox Cathedral, 3810 Gilbert St., in Detroit on Sunday April 20, 2014. (Tanya Moutzalias/Special to the Detroit News)

Detroit Mass Mob is a Detroit phenomenon that brings church-goers from around the South East Michigan to a different church each weekend. It’s goal is to fill the pews and donation baskets on struggling historic churches and parishes.

Church-goers spill outside of the packed St. Albertus Church on Sunday morning, Aug. 10. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

Church-goers spill outside of the packed St. Albertus Church on Sunday morning, Aug. 10. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

Church-goers stand in the aisles of the packed St. Albertus Church, Detroit's oldest Polish Church dating back to 1872. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

Church-goers stand in the aisles of the packed St. Albertus Church, Detroit’s oldest Polish Church dating back to 1872. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A church-goer looks up at St. Albertus Church's ornate ceiling and stained glass windows. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A church-goer looks up at St. Albertus Church’s ornate ceiling and stained glass windows. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday Aug. 10 (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A man raises his hand as he rides past Detroit's oldest Polish Church, St. Albertus on Sunday morning. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday, Aug. 10. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

A man raises his hand as he rides past Detroit’s oldest Polish Church, St. Albertus on Sunday morning. Detroit Mass Mob brought Church-goers from all over Metro Detroit, who filled the pews, aisles and spilled outside the doors at St. Albertus Church on Sunday, Aug. 10. (Tanya Moutzalias/ Special to the Detroit News)

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