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Archbishop Vigneron - 'Know that we stand with our immigrant brothers and sisters' »
Published Friday, Dec. 9, 2016

Today, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Juan Diego with a Mass at 7 p.m. this

Archbishop to mark Day of Prayer and Solidarity with Families of Immigrants »
Published Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016
Focusing on the plight of refugees and migrants, in concert with Catholic bishops across the country, Archbishop Allen Vigneron will celebrate Mass at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9. The Mass is on the feast day of St. Juan Diego and in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, both of whom hold special significance for immigrants, especially those from Mexico and Central America.
Immaculate Conception »
Published Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
A holy day for all Catholics, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the womb of Saint Anne, and recognizes that our Blessed Mother was sinless from the first moment of her life.
Bp. Robert Fisher »
Published Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
Bishop Robert Fisher appointed regional moderator of the Northeast Region, effective January 25, 2017. Bishop Fisher will continue to serve as pastor of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica, Royal Oak, through June 30, 2017.
Bp. Gerard Battersby »
Published Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016
Bishop Gerard Battersby appointed regional moderator of the South Region, effective January 25, 2017. Bishop Battersby will continue to serve as pastor of St. Mary of Redford Parish, Detroit, until other provision is made.

Death Notices

Msgr. Thomas Villerot »
Died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016
Our brother and fellow priest, Monsignor Thomas Villerot, passed on from this life on December 5, 2016 at the age of 99.

Monsignor Villerot was born July 1, 1917 in Detroit, Michigan and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on May 29, 1943.
Fr. James E. Von Tobel »
Died Friday, Sep. 23, 2016

While the Funeral Mass is occurring at Gesu Church in University Heights, Ohio, a wake service will take place at Colombiere Center in Clarkston. A burial service will immediately follow the Memorial Mass at Colombiere Center.

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