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Archbishop Vigneron addresses priests deacons with new pastoral letter »
Published Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2015
Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit this week issued his third pastoral letter since becoming the Archbishop of Detroit in January 2009. Titled The Preacher -- Servant of the Word of God, the new pastoral letter is directed toward priests and deacons on the subject of preaching, and is centered on efforts being undertaken in the Archdiocese of Detroit toward building a culture of New Evangelization.
Regarding John C Nienstedt »
Published Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2015

The Archdiocese of Detroit has received no allegations of sexual misconduct involving John C. Nienstedt, the former archbishop of St. Paul/Minneapolis.
As for an investigation undertaken by the Archdiocese of St. Paul/Minneapolis, the Detroit arc

Regarding Fr Thomas Belczak »
Published Saturday, Jun. 20, 2015
Father Thomas Belczak will resume his duties as pastor of St. Kenneth Parish in Plymouth, effective June 27.
Jun. 18 - Archbishop Vigneron on Pope Francis encyclical »
Published Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron gave the following comment on today’s release of Pope Francis’ encyclical:

“The publication of Pope Francis’s Encyclical ‘On Care for Our Common Home’ is a moment of grace for the Church and for the world. We are blessed that with the authority the Lord Jesus has entrusted to him the Holy Father is bringing to bear the wisdom of God’s word on one of the pressing moral issues of our age: our stewardship of God’s creation. As the Vicar of Christ the Holy Father offers a clear witness to the Creator’s plan for the human family and our care of our common home, so that this wisdom will serve as the norm for how we should live together and care for those on the peripheries.”
Archbishop Vigneron Catholic community offers prayers for church shooting victims »
Published Thursday, Jun. 18, 2015

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron offered this statement following the fatal shooting of nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C.:

"The Catholic community in Metro Detroit places before the L

Death Notices

Father Donald Dacey »
Died Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015
Visitation will take place at A.J. Desmond & Sons (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Avenue (between 13-14 Mile), Royal Oak on Sunday, June 28 from 3-8 p.m.
 
Father Dacey will lie in repose on Monday, June 29, at St. Regis Parish Church, 3695 Lincoln, Bloomfield Hills from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

Fr. Erwin Bauer »
Died Sunday, Apr. 19, 2015
Visitation will take place at Holy Family Parish Church (former St. Philip Neri Parish Church site), 9735 Dolan, Columbus, Michigan on Wednesday, April 22 from 3-8 p.m.
 
Father Bauer will lie in repose on Thursday, April 23, at Holy Family Parish Church (St. Philip Neri Parish Church site), from 11 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 12 p.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

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