News Releases

April 20 - Sacred Heart Major Seminary campus expansion to begin today »
Published Thursday, Apr. 20, 2017
Sacred Heart Major Seminary will inaugurate its renovation of 2½ acres of vacant property next to its urban campus this afternoon at 3 p.m. Civic and local church leaders are expected as Archbishop Allen Vigneron formally blesses the property. The ceremony will be outdoors on Chicago Boulevard just west of the seminary.
Chrism Mass to be livestreamed on web Facebook »
Published Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017

Tomorrow's Chrism Mass, at which priests of the Archdiocese will renew their ordination promises and Archbishop Vigneron will consecrate the Chrism and bless the Oil of the Sick and Oil of Catechumens, will be livestreamed beginning at 11 a.m. on

Reverend James Smalarz »
Published Sunday, Apr. 9, 2017
Reverend James Smalarz appointed Pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish, Beverly Hills, effective July 1. Father Smalarz has been serving as Pastor of St. John the Baptist Parish, Monroe.
Reverend James Lopez »
Published Sunday, Apr. 2, 2017

Reverend James Lopez appointed Pastor of St. Sabina Parish, Dearborn Heights, effective May 1. Father Lopez has been serving as Associate Pastor at St. Alphonsus – St. Clement Parish, Dearborn.

Reverend Beto Espinoza »
Published Sunday, Apr. 2, 2017

Reverend Beto Espinoza appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Detroit, effective July 1. Father Espinoza has been serving as Administrator of Our Lady of Guadalupe, in addition to his assignment as Associate Pastor of Most H

Reverend Ryan Adams »
Published Sunday, Apr. 2, 2017

Reverend Ryan Adams appointed Associate Pastor of Most Holy Trinity Parish, Detroit and Ste. Anne Parish, Detroit, effective July 1. Father Adams has been serving as Associate Pastor of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica

Reverend Scott Thibodeau »
Published Monday, Mar. 27, 2017
Reverend Scott Thibodeau appointed Pastor of Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, Waterford, effective July 1. Father Thibodeau has been serving as pastor of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Parish in Beverly Hills.
Monsignor Timothy Hogan »
Published Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017

Monsignor Timothy Hogan appointed pastor of St. Fabian Parish, Farmington Hills, effective July 1. Monsignor Hogan has been serving as Vicar for Clergy and Consecrated Life.

Reverend Douglas Bignall »
Published Monday, Mar. 20, 2017
Reverend Douglas Bignall appointed Pastor of St. Hubert Parish, Harrison Township, effective July 1. Father Bignall has been on a medical leave of absence.
Reverend Stephen Burr »
Published Monday, Mar. 20, 2017
Reverend Stephen Burr appointed Pastor of Presentation/Our Lady of Victory Parish, Detroit, effective July 1, in addition to his ongoing responsibilities as Vice-Rector and Dean of Formation at Sacred Heart Major Seminary.