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General dispensation from obligation to attend Mass – Ended March 13

Archbishop Vigneron announced that the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days will expire on Saturday, March 13, 2021. In its place, he is granting a number of particular dispensations for the faithful who may find themselves in specific circumstances. Please read below for information about these specific dispensations and…

Archbishop’s Message – Mass Dispensation

November 13, 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, During these difficult months during the pandemic, I have granted a general dispensation from the grave obligation that we as Catholic Christians have to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation in the Archdiocese of Detroit, in part to help ease the conscience of…

CSA Sunday

Sunday, September 13th is the kick-off date for CSA for 2020 Your support of our mission will enable us to respond to the needs of our communities, especially during these challenging times, and continue the work of Christ to bring people of Southeast Michigan the kind of hope that does not disappoint. You can download…

Archbishop Postpones Mass Obligation

Dispensation extended from original expiration of September 6th, but Catholics who engage in other risks ‘should begin to return to Sunday Mass’ DETROIT — Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit are dispensed from their obligation to attend Sunday Mass until at least Monday, November 23rd, according to a new directive issued by Archbishop Allen H.…