News Releases

Reverend Edward Zaorski »
Published Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019
Reverend Edward Zaorski appointed Pastor of St. James Parish, Novi, effective July 1, 2019.  Father Zaorski is currently serving as Pastor of SS. Andrew and Benedict Parish, Detroit and St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Melvindale.
Reverend Shafique Masih »
Published Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019
Reverend Shafique Masih appointed Pastor of St. Mary, Cause of Our Joy Parish, Westland, effective July 1, 2019.  Father Masih is currently serving as Pastor of St. Jude Parish, Detroit.
Reverend Thomas Lumpkin »
Published Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019
Reverend Thomas Lumpkin granted Senior Status, effective September 30, 2019.  Father Lumpkin is currently serving as Chaplain at Day House, Detroit and Manna Community, Detroit.
Reverend Patrick Gonyeau »
Published Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019
Reverend Patrick Gonyeau appointed Administrator of Corpus Christi Parish, Detroit, effective July 1, 2019.  Father Gonyeau is currently serving as Parochial Vicar of Corpus Christi Parish, Detroit.
Reverend Matthew Ellis »
Published Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019
Reverend Matthew Ellis appointed Parochial Vicar of St. Isidore Parish, Macomb Township, effective May 1, 2019.  Father Ellis is currently serving as Parochial Vicar of St. Lawrence Parish, Utica.
Monsignor John Kasza »
Published Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019
Monsignor John Kasza appointed Pastor of St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Shelby Township, effective July 1, 2019. Monsignor Kasza is currently serving as Pastor of St. James Parish, Novi. 
Reverend Robert Johnson SVD »
Published Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019
Reverend Robert Johnson, SVD, in concurrence with his Superior, Reverend Quang Duc Dinh, SVD, appointed Administrator of Our Lady of the Woods Parish, Woodhaven, effective July 1, 2019. Father Johnson is currently serving as Retreat Direc
Reverend Andrew Czarnecki »
Published Sunday, Mar. 24, 2019
Reverend Andrew Czarnecki appointed Pastor of St. Louise de Marillac Parish, Warren, effective July 1, 2019.  Father Czarnecki is currently serving as Pastor of Our Lady of the Woods Parish, Woodhaven. 
Archbishop Allen Vigneron statement on the shootings at New Zealand mosques »
Published Friday, Mar. 15, 2019

The Department of Communications shares the following statement from Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron, in response to the March 15 shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand:

On behalf of the all of the Cat

Regarding the Archdiocese of Detroits List of Clergy Credibly Accused of Abuse »
Published Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019

The Archdiocese of Detroit was made aware today of concerns over the names of religious order priests not included on its