Archbishop: 2 Parishes To Close By End Of 2012

DETROIT (WWJ) – Catholic Archbishop Allen Vigneron confirming Monday what many anticipated, the closure of 2 area parishes by year’s end and many others will be merging made necessary by population shifts and a shortage of priests.

The archdiocese will have 214 parishes remaining by the end of 2012.  Vigneron says two parishes will close outright, while others will merge, reorganize or go through financial reviews to determine their future.

From the Archdiocese of Detroit – click on here to find information about your church.


One Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Detroit

Best Fall Festivals In Metro DetroitFrom music to art to special events, there's a little something for everyone's delight.
Best 4th Of July Concerts In Metro DetroitStaying home this weekend? Celebrate the 4th of July by rocking out at one of these shows.

Watch & Listen