Monthly Archives: April 2016

Clergy assignments: April 29, 2016

Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron announces the following appointments: Fr. David Bechill appointed associate pastor of Our Lady on the River Parish, Marine City, effective July 1. Fr. Bechill currently serves as associate pastor of Our Lady of Sorrows Parish, Farmington. Fr. Marko Djonovic appointed associate pastor of St. Michael Parish, Livonia, effective July 1. Fr.…

PARISH FESTIVAL GUIDE 2016: THE BIG LIST

It’s festival season again, and for readers of The Michigan Catholic, that means this year’s guide is just as indispensable as ever. Each year, we provide the following list of family-friendly festivals from May through November in the Archdiocese of Detroit for our readers’ convenience and planning. Many of these festivals are advertised throughout this…

Unleashing the parishes

Amazing Parish Conference offers ideas, resources for creating vibrant centers of faith Detroit — If Synod ’16 is the spark that sets the Archdiocese of Detroit ablaze, the Amazing Parish Conference will be regarded as the flint and kindling. For three bright and sunny days, leaders from parishes across the archdiocese met at the Detroit…

Archdiocese expands grant program to include Madonna, Marygrove

DETROIT — More Archdiocese of Detroit students will have the chance to continue their education at one of Metro Detroit’s Catholic higher learning institutions. On April 21, the archdiocese announced it was expanding its Catholic School Grant partnership to include Metro Detroit’s two other Catholic colleges, Madonna University and Marygrove College. Along with the University…