Media Availability on Archdiocese of Detroit Parish Planning

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nov 30, 2011

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron this evening, Wednesday, November 30, is expected to receive from lay leaders within the Archdiocese of Detroit a set of recommendations pertaining to the future of the archdiocese, its 270 parishes and its countless ministries. These recommendations will be published on the Archdiocese of Detroit website by Thursday morning.

To discuss these recommendations – which will be considered by the archbishop in his formation of a final plan in early 2012 – Archdiocesan Pastoral Council chairman Edward "Chip" Miller and Archbishop Vigneron will be available on Thursday morning to members of the media.

WHAT:

To discuss the Archdiocese of Detroit's "Together In Faith" planning process, and plans formulated by parishes and lay leaders to be considered in the coming weeks by Archbishop Vigneron

WHO:

Archbishop Allen Vigneron and Edward "Chip" Miller, Archdiocesan Pastoral Council chairman

WHEN:

9 to 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 1

WHERE:

Cardinal Mooney Room of Sacred Heart Major Seminary 2701 Chicago Boulevard, Detroit (Enter off of Linwood)

CONTACT:

Joe Kohn, infodesk@aod.org / (313) 237-5943

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

Due to the limited amount of time we have for media availability – this will be the only times Mr. Miller and Archbishop Vigneron will have available Thursday – and the involved nature of the process that has led to this event, we invite you to read the following summary about the Together In Faith planning process prior to your interviews.

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