News Releases

Regarding Steven Henrich »
Published Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017
A member of the U.S. Crosier Province of St. Odilia, Steven Henrich, osc, notified his national superior of a single incident of inappropriate touch of a minor. The occurrence took place in the late 1970s, nearly 40 years ago in Madison, Minnesota.
Archbishop Vigneron to Ordain Two Bishops for Detroit on January 25 at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral »
Published Friday, Jan. 20, 2017
On Wednesday, January 25, two priests will be ordained bishops for the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit. The ordination ceremony, led by Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron, will take place at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Avenue in Detroit.
Reverend James Grau »
Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
Reverend James Grau appointed Priest Secretary to Archbishop Vigneron effective July 1. Father Grau currently serves as associate pastor of St. Anastasia Parish, Troy.
Reverend Stephen Pullis »
Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
Reverend Stephen Pullis appointed Director of the Department of Evangelization, Catechesis and Schools effective July 1. Father Pullis currently serves as Priest Secretary to Archbishop Vigneron.
Reverend Robert Spezia »
Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
Reverend Robert Spezia appointed Vicar for Clergy and Director of the Office for Clergy and Consecrated Life effective July 1. Father Spezia currently serves on the faculty of Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
Reverend Jeffrey Day »
Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
Reverend Jeffrey Day appointed Deputy Moderator of the Curia effective July 1. Father Day currently serves as pastor of St. Fabian Parish, Farmington Hills.
Monsignor Robert McClory »
Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017
Monsignor Robert McClory appointed pastor of National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica Parish, Royal Oak, effective July 1 in addition to his ongoing duties as Moderator of the Curia and Vicar General.
Caller attempts to defraud a local parish »
Published Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

The Communications Department has been made aware of a recent attempt to perpetrate a phone scam against one of our parishes.  The caller claims to be in South America and wants to make a donation.  Instead of mailing a check, he asks for the

Reverend Clint McDonell »
Published Monday, Dec. 12, 2016
Reverend Clint McDonell appointed Director of Undergraduate Seminarians, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, effective January 1, 2017. Father McDonell currently serves as Assistant Professor of Theology at Sacred Heart Major Seminary.
Reverend Stephen Burr »
Published Monday, Dec. 12, 2016
Reverend Stephen Burr appointed Vice Rector and Dean of Formation, Sacred Heart Major Seminary, effective January 1, 2017. Father Burr currently serves as Director of Undergraduate Seminarians at Sacred Heart Major Seminary.