Livonia, Michigan

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Led By The Spirit On Mission

Were the Families of Parishes groupings determined by existing vicariate And regional boundaries? Not necessarily. It is evident from the list of Families that the groups did not need to adhere to vicariate or regional lines; rather, they were formed with attention given to the best interest of each community. It must be noted that…

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…