Archdiocese of Detroit
The leader of 1.3 million Roman Catholics in southeastern Michigan says the archdiocese will have fewer parishes by year’s end through a mixture of mergers and closures made necessary by population shifts and a shortage of priests.
Fewer priests and parishioners in metro Detroit churches are leading to church closings and mergers.
Metro Detroit Catholics are bracing for church closures and mergers as there are fewer priests and parishioners.
The leader of 1.3 million Roman Catholics in southeast Michigan says he’ll announce Monday the results of a review of a proposal to merge or close dozens of parishes.
A shortage of priests and funds has lead the Archdiocese to move forward with a plan to consolidate some Catholic churches in Metro Detroit.
The Archdiocese of Detroit has kicked off a fundraiser with a lofty goal — to raise $135 million in five years
Cardinal Edmund Szoka, who ran the Archdiocese of Detroit between 1981 and 1990, celebrates 40 years as a bishop Thursday.
Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron will celebrate Mass at 7 pm on Tuesday, July 26, in honor of the Feast of Saint Anne.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit adding on three new bishops. On Thursday, three priests – Msgr. Donald Hanchon, Fr. Michael Byrnes and Fr. José Arturo Cepeda – will be ordained bishops by Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron.
Detroit Catholic Archbishop Allen Vigneron joins WWJ to speak of September 11th and an interfaith service to be held today in commeration.