Archbishop Vigneron

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

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 pastoral letter, Archbishop Vigneron exhorts preachers to facilitate an ‘encounter with God’

Archbishop Allen Vigneron

DETROIT — Preaching at Mass is the “best opportunity” most bishops, priests and deacons have on a regular basis to facilitate an encounter with Jesus, so it’s critical for preachers to make the most of every homily, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron said in a new pastoral letter to clergy of the Archdiocese of Detroit. The…

‘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…