News Releases

Reverend Bernardo Cruz »
Published Sunday, May. 24, 2015
Reverend Bernardo Cruz appointed administrator, St. Francis D'Assisi - St. Hedwig Parish, Detroit effective July 1.  Father Cruz currently serves as associate pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Detroit.
OL Hope Groundbreaking »
Published Friday, May. 22, 2015
Brownstown Twp. -- Our Lady of Hope Cemetery will conduct a ceremonial groundbreaking for its new St. John Paul II Chapel Mausoleum at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26. Bishop Donald Hanchon, an auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Detroit, will preside at the service. The project marks a significant expansion for the Brownstown cemetery, which is owned by the Archdiocese of Detroit and managed by Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services of Detroit (CFCS).
Five men to be ordained priests May 23 for Detroit Archdiocese »
Published Wednesday, May. 20, 2015

Detroit archbishop Allen H. Vigneron on Saturday, May 23, will ordain five men to the Catholic priesthood for the Archdiocese of Detroit: Deacons Mario Amore, Sean Bonner, Brian Meldrum, Jacob VanAssche and Sean Bonner.

Reverend Robert Johnson, SVD »
Published Sunday, May. 10, 2015
Reverend Robert Johnson, SVD appointed associate pastor, St. Andrew Parish, Rochester effective September 1.  Father Johnson is a priest of the Society of the Divine Word, where he currently serves as pastor of St. Martin of Tours Parish, Sint Maarten.
Reverend Michael Gawlowski »
Published Sunday, May. 3, 2015
Reverend Michael Gawlowski, appointed pastor, St. Cornelius Parish, Dryden, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Allenton, and St Nicholas Parish, Capac effective July 1.  Father Gawlowski currently serves as associate pastor of Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, Waterford.
Reverend Frederik Kalaj »
Published Sunday, May. 3, 2015
Reverend Frederik Kalaj, appointed pastor, St. Paul (Albanian) Parish, Rochester Hills effective July 1. Father Kalaj currently serves as pastor of St. Cornelius Parish, Dryden, St. John the Evangelist Parish, Allenton, and St Nicholas Parish, Capac.
Catholic Church of Detroit Responds to Nepal Earthquake »
Published Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015

The Archdiocese of Detroit is collecting funds for disaster relief in Nepal, following the April 25 earthquake that left thousands dead and displaced tens of thousands more.

Ad Campaign Celebrates Marriage »
Published Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015

Michigan Celebrates Marriage, an initiative of the Michigan Catholic Conference, in collaboration and coordination with the seven Roman Catholic dioceses in the State of M

Transitional Deacon Radoslaw Zablocki »
Published Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015
Transitional Deacon Radoslaw Zablocki to be appointed associate pastor, St. Thecla Parish effective July 1.  Deacon Zablocki will be ordained to the priesthood May 23.
Transitional Deacon Jacob VanAssche »
Published Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015
Transitional Deacon Jacob VanAssche, to be appointed associate pastor, St. Damien Molokai Parish, Pontiac effective July 1.  Deacon VanAssche will be ordained to the priesthood May 23.