News Releases

Regarding Reverend Joseph Jack Baker »
Published Thursday, Jun. 20, 2019
The Archdiocese of Detroit recently received an allegation against Rev. Joseph (Jack) H. Baker involving sexual abuse of a minor. The allegation dates back to the earlier years of his ministry.

Reverend Charles Morris »
Published Sunday, Jun. 9, 2019
Reverend Charles Morris appointed Associate Pastor of St. Genevieve – St. Maurice Parish, Livonia, effective July 1, 2019.  Fr. Morris is currently serving as the Administrator
Reverend Peter Etzel SJ »
Published Sunday, Jun. 9, 2019
Reverend Peter Etzel, S.J. with the concurrence of his Superior, Very Reverend Brian G. Paulson, S.J., Provincial, appointed Associate Pastor of Gesu Parish, Detroit, effective July 1, 20
Reverend Phillip Cooke SJ »
Published Sunday, Jun. 9, 2019
Reverend Phillip Cooke, S.J. with the concurrence of his Superior, Very Reverend Brian G. Paulson, S.J., Provincial, appointed Pastor of Gesu Parish, Detroit, effective July 1, 2019. 
Most Reverend Robert Fisher »
Published Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019
Most Reverend Robert Fisher appointed Temporary Administrator of St. Kieran Parish, Shelby Township, effective June 1 – 11, 2019. Bishop Fisher serves as the Regional Moderator of the Northeast Region.
Monsignor Thomas Johnson »
Published Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019
Monsignor Thomas Johnson granted a leave of absence, effective June 1, 2019. Monsignor Johnson is Pastor of St. Kieran Parish, Shelby Township.
Reverend Alberto Bondy »
Published Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019
Reverend Alberto Bondy appointed Temporary Administrator of St. Kieran Parish, Shelby Township, effective June 12, 2019.
Reverend Radoslaw Zablocki »
Published Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019
Reverend Radoslaw Zablocki appointed Associate Pastor of St. Mary Queen of Creation Parish, New Baltimore, effective July 1, 2019. Fr. Zablocki is currently serving as the Associate Pastor of St. James Parish, Novi. 
Reverend James Lowe »
Published Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019
Reverend James Lowe, C.C., with the concurrence of his Superior, Reverend Allan MacDonald, C.C., Provincial, appointed Pastor of St. Scholastica Parish, Detroit effective July 1, 2019. Fr. Lowe is currently serving in specialized ministry
Regarding Reverends Patrick Casey, Lawrence Ventline and Neil Kalina, PIME »
Published Friday, May. 24, 2019
The Michigan Attorney General on Friday announced criminal charges against Rev. Patrick Casey and Rev. Neil Kalina, PIME, as well as licensing action against Rev. Lawrence Ventline, priests who served in the Archdiocese of Detroit and previously had been removed from ministry. The Archdiocese of Detroit appreciates this update and offers the following information: