Together in Faith

Called to Serve

I want to repeat what I have said above about the importance of the intentional promotion of priestly vocations among all of the clergy, religious, and faithful of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Together in Faith 2 Pastoral LetterWe know the Eucharist is the "source and center" of the Church's life, and we need priests in order to receive this most precious gift from the Lord—the gift of himself in his Body and Blood. You will hear more from me in the months to come about practical ways, especially through prayer and acts of penance, that we might "ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest." (Matthew 9:38) The gift of priests comes from the priestly heart of Jesus and appeals from our hearts to his will not go unanswered.

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