2013

Funeral Mass for Shrine pastor Monsignor Easton will be Friday, Jan. 3 »
Published Monday, Dec. 30, 2013

The funeral service for Monsignor William Henry Easton, pastor of National Shrine of the Little Flower Parish in Royal Oak, will take place at Shrine at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 3. The church is located on the northeast corner of Woodward Avenue and Twelve Mile Road. A wake service will take place at the church on Thursday, January 2, from 2 p.m. until 10 p.m., with a Scripture service at 7 p.m.

Archbishop Invites the Faithful to Christmas Midnight Mass »
Published Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Archbishop Allen Vigneron is extending his annual invitation to the faithful to celebrate Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. The annual Christmas Midnight Mass will be preceded at 11:30 p.m. by a prelude, “Festival of Carols” by the Cathedral Chorale and Orchestra. The liturgy will begin at midnight on December 25.

Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Report »
Published Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013

The Archdiocese of Detroit Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013 is now available for download:

Download Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Report

Feast of the Immaculate Conception Dec 9 »
Published Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
A holy day for all Catholics, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception celebrates the conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the womb of Saint Anne, and recognizes that our Blessed Mother was sinless from the first moment of her life.
Archbishop to host Nov 21 prayer service for Christians in the Middle East »
Published Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron on Thursday evening, Nov. 21 will host an hour-long service to pray for Christians in the Middle East. The service will include participation from Eastern rite Catholics, including Chaldean, Melkite, Maronite, Armenians and Syrian Catholics. Chaldean Bishop Ibrahim Ibrahim and Syrian Bishop Yousif Habash will help lead the service. The holy hour will be at 7 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Ave. in Detroit.

Archdiocese to hold Vigil of Our Lady of Guadalupe Dec 11 »
Published Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

The Vigil of Our Lady of Gudalupe. Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Ave. in Detroit.

CTND to air US Bishop Assembly »
Published Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Watch the U.S. Bishops’ General Assembly meetings in Baltimore, including addresses by USCCB president Cardinal Timothy Dolan and apostolic nuncil Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano.

Archdiocese to hold annual Mass for Commerce Oct 16 »
Published Monday, Oct. 14, 2013

The 20th Annual Mass for Commerce, a liturgy celebrated for the business and professional community of Southeast Michigan, will be held Wednesday, October 16, at 8:00 am at Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2701 Chicago Boulevard in Detroit. Detroit Auxiliary Bishop Michael J. Byrnes will be the main celebrant.

Archbishop to celebrate Mass Sept 29 to mark success of capital initiative »
Published Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron will be joined by hundreds of supporters of Changing Lives Together at a Mass of Thanksgiving at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit. Changing Lives Together is the capital initiative that has garnered financial contributions and efforts from 72,000 Catholics in the archdiocese’s 242 parishes. The initiative, which is ongoing, has raised nearly $109 million since it began taking pledges in 2010.

Regarding Father Louis Grandpre »
Published Tuesday, Sep. 17, 2013

Fr. Louis Grandpre, 79, a senior (retired) priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit, has been restricted from all public ministry as the result of an allegation of sexual misconduct with a minor dating back to the early years of his service in the Detroit archdiocese.