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Updates

September 21, 2021

Preparing for Wave 1 Families of Parishes Installation Masses

Families of Parishes

Many of us may have attended the special Mass when a new pastor is installed at a parish. With our transition to Families of Parishes, some Families will come under the care of a team of “Family-Pastors” who share responsibility…

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September 21, 2021

Families of Parishes Update, Fall 2021

Families of Parishes

As we bid goodbye to summer and turn our thoughts to football, cider mills, and falling leaves, it’s a good opportunity to take a pause and reflect on our progress around Families of Parishes. Since we launched 26 Wave 1…

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July 2, 2021

Families of Parishes: What you need to know as the first groupings begin today

Families of Parishes

Key terms to know, frequently asked questions about the Archdiocese of Detroit’s transition to a new parish governance model on July 1.

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July 1, 2021

Archbishop: As we move to Families of Parishes today, I thank God for you

Families of Parishes

The Archdiocese of Detroit today celebrates a significant milestone in its missionary transformation as 113 parish communities join together and form 26 Families of Parishes.

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July 1, 2021

“Going Fishing” In Mission Territory

Families of Parishes

Dive into the exciting journey of mission by answering the call to “make disciples of all nations” through Families of Parishes.

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May 28, 2021

Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity Homily by Archbishop Vigneron (VIDEO)

Families of Parishes

Brothers and sisters, at the conclusion of the Easter season, the Church in her wisdom gives us a sequence of three great solemnities. Last Sunday, Pentecost, when the disciples were filled with the Holy Spirit and equipped to build up…

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May 25, 2021

Clergy Prepare for FOP at Family Retreat and Formation Sessions

Families of Parishes

By. Deacon Mike Houghton, Director of Missionary Strategic Planning There is nothing quite like a Family party. It’s an opportunity to deepen relationships with those you love, and a chance to try to better understand those who you may sometimes…

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May 21, 2021

A New Way to Respond to Our Call | Pentecost 2021

Families of Parishes

One year ago, on Pentecost, we announced our move to Families of Parishes. This is not a change of direction but a new way to respond to the call we received in Synod 16 – a call to become a…

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May 12, 2021

Intercessory Prayer at Your Parish (VIDEO)

Families of Parishes

Intercessory prayer has been a critical part of our renewal in the Archdiocese of Detroit, including the transition to Families of Parishes. Watch now to learn more about intercessory prayer and learn how you can get involved! Learn more at…

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April 28, 2021

Pruning for the Move to Families of Parishes

Families of Parishes

I am the true vine, and my Father is the vine grower. He takes away every branch in me that does not bear fruit, and every one that does he prunes so that it bears more fruit. You are already…

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