- Feb 23, 2021
The Archdiocese of Quebec announced its intention to reorganize its parishes to focus on local missionary activities. This move comes as human and material resources continue to diminish.
Heroic trust in the Holy Spirit and a firm resolve to move forward “on mission” are at the heart of the Archdiocese of Detroit’s transition to “families of parishes,” Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron said Nov. 22 in a new pastoral note.
Over the next two years, the Archdiocese of Detroit will transition to a new pastoral and governance model for its 218 parishes called “families of parishes,” Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron announced May 31, the feast of Pentecost.
Months after the Archdiocese of Hartford put in place a sweeping reorganization plan throughout its territory, some parishioners are still fighting to preserve the communities they know and love.
NORWICH, Conn. — A decline in the number of priests has forced the Norwich Roman Catholic Diocese to link two churches in Somers and Stafford to share a pastor. The Journal Inquirer reports that All Saints Church in Somers and St. Edward Church in Stafford will keep their separate identities.
Fifteen Catholic churches in southwestern Indiana are being consolidated into six parishes by church leaders. Evansville diocese Bishop Charles Thompson announced the merger plan Friday, but said that none of the churches involved are being closing under the reorganization plan. Thompson says pastors at each parish will determine when Masses