Norms for Priestly Support and Compensation

Release Date: 12/15/14

On November 17, 2014, Archbishop Allen Vigneron issued a decree titled “Norms for Priestly Support and Compensation,” which defines decent support, remuneration, and social assistance for priests incardinated in the Archdiocese of Detroit, pursuant to the Code of Canon Law (canons 274, 281, and 384). These norms take force on January 2, 2015. For additional information and assistance in understanding the details of this decree, you may contact the Office of the Chancellor at