News Releases

Five men to be ordained priests on Saturday for the Archdiocese of Detroit »
Published Wednesday, May. 11, 2016

Detroit archbishop Allen H. Vigneron on Saturday, May 14, 2016 will ordain five men to the Catholic priesthood for the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Sacred Heart Major Seminary Land Purchase Announcement »
Published Tuesday, May. 10, 2016

Sacred Heart Major Seminary has agreed to purchase four lots totaling 21⁄2 acres to the west of its campus on Chicago Boulevard on the border of Detroit’s historic Boston-Edison district.

Rev Greg Piatt »
Published Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Reverend Greg Piatt appointed associate pastor of St. Anastasia Parish, Troy, effective July 1.  Father Piatt currently serves as associate pastor of St. James Parish, Novi.
Rev Sama Muma »
Published Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Reverend Sama Muma appointed associate pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Shelby Township, effective July 1.  Father Muma currently serves as associate pastor of St. John Neumann Parish, Canton.
Rev Kenneth Mazur PIME »
Published Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Reverend Kenneth Mazur, PIME appointed pastor of the to be named parish being created from the merger of St. Theodore of Canterbury Parish, Divine Savior Parish, and St. Damian Parish, Westland, effective July 1.  Father Mazur is completing a sabbatical after having served previously as the local superior for the Pontifical Institute for Foreign Missions (PIME) community in Detroit.
Rev Festus Ejimadu »
Published Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Reverend Festus Ejimadu appointed pastor of SS. John and Paul Parish, Washington Township, effective July 1.  Father Ejimadu currently serves as pastor of St. Gerald Parish, Farmington.
Rev Gregory Deters »
Published Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016
Reverend Gregory Deters appointed associate pastor of St. James Parish, Novi, effective July 1.  Father Deters currently serves as associate pastor of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, St. Moses the Black Parish, and Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Detroit.
Regarding Fr Ken Kaucheck and his involvement with Gianna House »
Published Monday, Apr. 18, 2016

Father Kenneth Kaucheck was barred from public ministry by the Archdiocese of Detroit in April 2009. At that time, the Archdiocesan Review Board had deemed substantive an allegation of sexual misconduct with a person under the age of 18 involving Fr. Kaucheck, dating back to the early years of his ministry in the Archdiocese.

The Archdiocese was aware of Father Kaucheck’s recent service as development director and ex-officio board member of Gianna House, an Eastpointe-based ministry for pregnant teenagers which opened in 2015. Gianna House is not owned, operated or officially affiliated with the Archdiocese of Detroit.

Transitional Deacon Timothy Wezner »
Published Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016
Transitional Deacon Timothy Wezner appointed associate pastor of St. Hugo of the Hills Parish, Bloomfield Hills, effective July 1.  Deacon Wezner will be ordained to the priesthood on May 14.
Transitional Deacon Kevin Roelant »
Published Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016
Transitional Deacon Kevin Roelant appointed associate pastor of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Parish, Royal Oak, effective July 1.  Deacon Roelant will be ordained to the priesthood on May 14.