News Releases

Regarding the funeral service for Gordie Howe »
Published Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2016
The funeral service for Gordie Howe will take place at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15 at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Avenue in Detroit. Cathedral rector Father J.J. Mech will preside at the service.
Prayer service for victims of violence in Florida »
Published Sunday, Jun. 12, 2016

In response to the senseless violence that took the lives of dozens of individuals in Florida over Saturday night, the Archdiocese of Detroit will hold a prayer service at noon on Monday, June 13, at St. Aloysius Church, 1234 Washington Boulevard in De

Rev Matthew Ellis »
Published Sunday, Jun. 5, 2016
Reverend Matthew Ellis appointed associate pastor of St. Lawrence Parish, Utica, effective July 1.  Father Ellis currently serves as associate pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Shelby Township.
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.