Archbishop Vigneron

Columns and commentary from Detroit’s Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron

Mass for Pardon will be a ‘public moment of repentance’ for Archdiocese of Detroit


Dear Brothers and Sisters, In introducing a new rally cry this year to Unleash the Gospel, we acknowledge that we have, indeed, been held back from fulfilling our mission as disciples of Christ in the Archdiocese of Detroit. Before this November’s Synod, I felt it important that we deeply and seriously reflect on the sinfulness…

Archbishop: Pope invites family members to ‘answer their call’ to become saints

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron

DETROIT — Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron made the following comments upon the April 8 release of Pope Francis’s post-synodal apostolic exhortation, “Amoris Laetitia” (“On Love in the Family”). Pope Francis writes in the one of the first paragraphs of Amoris Laetitia, his Apostolic Exhortation “On Love in the Family,” that he would like all of…

‘In the next five years, I’d like us all to become saints’

For Archbishop Vigneron, ministry is like being a ‘holiness coach’ Detroit — On Jan. 28, 2009, the Archdiocese of Detroit received a new chief shepherd as His Excellency Allen H. Vigneron, a son of the local church, became Detroit’s archbishop. Celebrating the fifth anniversary of the occasion, The Michigan Catholic sat down with Archbishop Vigneron…