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December 18, 2020

How Will Families of Parishes Work? (VIDEO)

Families of Parishes

 Beginning in July 2021 and continuing over the course of 2022, 216 parishes across the Archdiocese will come together to form 51 Families of Parishes. A Family of Parishes is a group of three or more parishes working together…

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December 17, 2020

Family Gatherings Coming Soon

Families of Parishes

Now that the Wave 1 Families of Parishes have been announced, it is important for the lay faithful to understand and appreciate the significance of their role in this transition. The Great Commission of Jesus Christ calls us all to…

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December 10, 2020

Archbishop Vigneron Talks Next Step for Families of Parishes on ‘Eyes On Jesus’

Families of Parishes

Archbishop Vigneron, Mary, and guest host Erik Coules discuss the transition to Families of Parishes, including its impacts on parish staff and clergy, and what went into identifying family groupings. View complete list of groupings View all Eyes on Jesus…

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December 9, 2020

Family Groupings and Waves Announced

Families of Parishes

 Download PDF Interactive Map Frequently Asked Questions Wave 1 – July 1, 2021 Central Region Genesis Vicariate Family 2 Our Lady Queen of Heaven – Good Shepherd Parish, Detroit St. Jude Parish, Detroit St. Raymond – Our Lady of…

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December 9, 2020

Sent On Mission: Families of Parishes (VIDEO)

Families of Parishes

Families of Parishes is a complete renewal of structures of our parishes to make them radically mission-oriented. From now on, our parishes will work together as families, in order more effectively to fulfill their mission to evangelize. It’s been the…

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December 3, 2020

A Prayer for Families of Parishes

Families of Parishes

In his pastoral note Led by the Spirit on Mission, Archbishop Vigneron reminds us, “There is no goal, plan, dream or aspiration we can have which is not under the authority of Jesus Christ. Whatever plan you have for yourself,…

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November 23, 2020

Archbishop Vigneron Homily on Families of Parishes for the Solemnity of Christ the King

Families of Parishes

Archdiocese of Detroit · Archbishop Vigneron Homily on Families of Parishes for the Solemnity of Christ the King Watch the homily on YouTube “Understanding what we’re taught on the Feast of Christ the King and appreciating it as good news…

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November 22, 2020

New Pastoral Note from Archbishop Vigneron on Families of Parishes

Families of Parishes

On Pentecost Sunday of this year, Archbishop Vigneron announced the next step in the missionary transformation of the Archdiocese of Detroit: Families of Parishes. Over the next year-and-a-half, all parishes in the archdiocese will join together into groups of three…

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September 23, 2020

How the Lay Faithful Can Support Priests During the Transition to Families of Parishes

Families of Parishes

In the beginning of September 2020, Archbishop Vigneron and the leaders of each of the three teams planning for the transition to Families of Parishes (Governance, Mission Direct, Mission Support) gathered, along with a few other key leaders in the…

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August 19, 2020

The Scriptural Foundation of Families of Parishes

Families of Parishes

Our archdiocese has been blessed over the past few years to have Unleash the Gospel as a roadmap for our journey to becoming joyful missionary disciples, but we mustn’t forget our original roadmap: the Word of God. The Pastoral Letter…

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