Five new candidates for the priesthood

On August 10, 2016, at the end of their annual summer seminar with Archbishop Allen Vigneron, five men from the Archdiocese of Detroit presented themselves as candidates for the priesthood. Colin Fricke, Andrew Mabee, Timothy DuBois, David Pellican, and John Carlin had the Rite of Candidacy conferred upon them by Archbishop Vigneron at Manresa Retreat Center. This means that these men have been accepted as candidates for the priesthood and formally enter their theological studies. Please pray for them as they go forward!

Discernment Retreat with Archbishop Vigneron

The Discernment Retreat is for anyone aged 16 – 55 seeking a better understanding of their vocation from the Lord. It takes place at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.This weekend retreat features presentations focusing on the different aspects of discernment. The featured speaker is Archbishop Allen Vigneron. Other presenters include Detroit seminarians and seminary faculty members. The retreat will also include time for quiet reflection and Eucharistic adoration.


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Four New Transitional Deacons!

On April 16, 2016 John Bettin, Andrew Dawson, Matthew Hood, and Craig Marion were ordained as transitional deacons for the Archdiocese of Detroit. In the fall they will be entering their final year of formation for the priesthood, and will serve as deacons at parishes throughout the Archdiocese over the summer and throughout the next year. Please pray for them as they take another step toward the priesthood!

The seminarians present Seussical!

For their annual spring play, the seminarians of Sacred Heart will be presenting the lively musical Seussical on April 1 and 2. This retelling of over fifteen Dr. Seuss children’s books brings all these stories together into one fun and dynamic narrative. Seussical brings to life famous Seussian characters such as Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, the Whos from Whoville, and many more beloved originals.

Admission is free but a freewill offering gladly will be accepted. All donations support the cost of performing future plays.

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Discernment Weekend

March 31-April 3, 2016

You will have the unique opportunity to interact with seminarians; experience their daily schedule; attend a class; learn more about the seminary program and most importantly, spend time in prayer and discernment.

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