Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time: thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. In includes three degrees: episcopate (bishop), presbyterate (priest), and diaconate (deacon). CCC #1536
Discernment Weekends for men discerning the priesthood are offered at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. For more information contact Fr. Tim Birney at the Archdiocesan Vocations Office, 313 237 5875.
Reverend James Grau, a former graduate of St. Michael School, was ordained to the Priesthood on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit, Michigan. We congratulate Fr. Grau and wish him many blessings of peace, happiness, and joy as he begins his new life as a priest in the Archdiocese of Detroit.