2011

SNAP News Release Misinformed Misguided »
Published Monday, Jun. 13, 2011

Since 2002, the Detroit archdiocese has had a model agreement with the six Prosecuting Attorneys within its boundaries. Every complaint brought forward is immediately provided to civil authorities. SNAP knows this, and to suggest otherwise is sadly disingenuous.

Archdiocese Speaks to Nature of American Catholic Conference »
Published Thursday, Jun. 9, 2011

It’s important to again clarify the significance of who the American Catholic Council (ACC) is— what they espouse and the purpose of their conference. Last fall, the Detroit archdiocese posted a point-by-point advisory to the clergy and fai

Archbishop Vigneron to Ordain Two Men as Priests for Detroit »
Published Tuesday, Jun. 7, 2011

Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron on Saturday at 10 a.m. will ordain two men to the Catholic priesthood for the Archdiocese of Detroit. The men, Deacon Eric Fedewa and Deacon Stephen Pullis, have been in formation at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in D

Vatican Names Saint Anne Patroness of Detroit Catholic Church »
Published Thursday, May. 5, 2011

Saint Anne, the mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary and grandmother of Christ, has been named by the Vatican as the patron saint for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron announced the news today during the ordination of three pri

Meet the Bishops on Thursday Morning »
Published Wednesday, May. 4, 2011

The three priests to be ordained as auxiliary bishops for the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit will be available for media interviews on Thursday, May 5, at 10:30 a.m. The briefing for Bishops-designate Michael Byrnes, Arturo Cepeda, and Donald Hanchon

Archbishop Vigneron to Ordain Three Bishops for Detroit »
Published Tuesday, May. 3, 2011

On Thursday, May 5, three priests will be ordained bishops for the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit. The ordination ceremony, led by Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron, will take place at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodwa

Fr Cepeda named Bishop designate for Archdiocese of Detroit »
Published Monday, Apr. 18, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI has named Father Jose Arturo Cepeda (Se-PED-da) of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, as a new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Det

Archbishop Vigneron to Celebrate Holy Week and Easter Liturgies »
Published Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011

As the Lenten season draws to a close, Archbishop Allen Vigneron, archbishop of Detroit, will celebrate the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter at Detroit’s Blessed Sacrament Cathedral. The public is invited to participate. Blessed Sacrament Cathed

Two Auxiliary Bishops Named for Archdiocese of Detroit »
Published Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2011

Pope Benedict XVI has named two local priests, Monsignor Donald Hanchon and Father Michael Byrnes, to be auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Detroit. Bishops-designate Hanchon and Byrnes will be ordained as the ar

Catholic Church of Detroit Collects Aid for Earthquake Tsunami Relief »
Published Friday, Mar. 11, 2011

The Archdiocese of Detroit is collecting funds to aid relief efforts in the Pacific following the earthquake and tsunami that caused great destruction and loss of life in Japan. These funds will either aid efforts of or be distributed through Catholic