Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka
September 14, 1927-August 20, 2014 

With sadness and great hope in the Resurrection, we share news of the death of Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka, who served as Archbishop of Detroit from 1981 until 1990 and went on to oversee the government of the Vatican City State under Pope John Paul II and Pope Benedict XVI.

Visitation and Funeral Mass for Cardinal Edmund Casimir Szoka will take place at The Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament, 9844 Woodward Avenue in Detroit:
Sunday, August 24-
Visitation, 2-9 PM, with 2 PM Reception of the Body and 7 PM Office for the Dead
Monday, August 25-
Visitation, 2-9 PM, with 3 PM Rosary in Chapel and 7 PM Vigil Service
Tuesday, August 26-
Visitation, 9-11 AM
Funeral Mass, 11 AM

The Michigan Catholic has prepared a lovely look at Cardinal Szoka's life:




Monday, August 11, through Friday, September 5,

(with exceptions of Saturday and Sunday, August 23, 24, 30 and 31, and wedding rehearsals)

due to the installation of the refurbished organ:

All Masses and activities will be in the church or church building. 


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    Whether you come to us from across the street or across the country, we are honored that you have chosen to spend part of your day with us. Welcome! Visitors are welcome to any of our services and activities. We hope you enjoy your visit and encourage you to return often! For a complete list of the parish staff with emails, please click here.



Sundays following the 8:00 AM, 10:00 AM and 12:00 Noon Masses

Coffee and Donuts is on "summer vacation" and will resume the Sunday following Labor Day, September 7, 2014.


Message from our Pastor Msgr. Anthony Tocco

    When people ask a priest what life in his parish is like, he is sometimes tempted to count off numbers. Thinking of the work involved, he can enumerate how many weddings, funerals, baptisms, communions and reconciliations are done in the period of a year. A thinking pastor tries to not give into such a temptation because counting is always a mistake. Numbers mean very little...  read more.


Important Message from Fr. Tony about the Changing Lives Initiative

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Passion & Purpose Live Event
by Matthew Kelly
Saturday, August 23, 2014
7:00-10:45 PM
St. Hugo Church
$39 per person

Purchase tickets locally at Butzel Long, 41000 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills. Contact Joe Richotte at 248-258-1407 or 248-258-1616.


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