Called to share Christ in and through the Church, the South Oakland Vicariate will use our gifts, talents and resources to provide opportunities that enrich and inspire all as we work to fulfill the seven mission priorities of the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Evangelization & CatechesisGiven that the primary mission of the Church is to evangelize, the goals of the Archdiocese of Detroit will be to:
- Re-engage, renew, and re-invigorate in all Catholics our baptismal call to enthusiastically share Jesus in and through the New Evangelization.
- Actively seek to restore unity throughout the vicariate by advancing Jesus’ message of salvation through evangelizing those within as well as outside of the Catholic faith.
- Promote Gospel values in our society by recognizing the dignity of all people, the importance of the family, and Christian value advocacy.
EVANGELIZATION GROUPSSt. Paul Street Evangelization
YOUTH CATECHESISCatechesis of the Good Shepherd
ADULT CATECHESISCatechism Of The Catholic Church
PAPAL ENCYCLICALSEvangelii Nuntiandi (Evangelization in the Modern World) Evangelii Gaudium (The Joy of the Gospel)
ARCHDIOCESEGaudium et Spes (Joy and Hope) Unleash The Gospel Synod 16 Holy Door for the Year of Mercy Awaken Ministry
Christian Service & OutreachThe Catholic Church, through the loving and faithful of the Archdiocese of Detroit, shares the presence of Christ through acts of service.
CHRISTIAN SERVICECatholic Charities of Southeast Michigan Knights of Columbus Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Youth & Young AdultThe Archdiocese of Detroit will bring youth and young adults into a lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ through the sacraments, prayer, the study of his Divine Word and by showing them how the faith relates to their daily lives, so that with Jesus as the center of their lives, they are better able to discern their vocation and are inspired to share their gifts, energy and enthusiasm in the mission of the Church.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRYArchdiocese Young Adult & Campus Ministry Holy Name 'Fireproof' Shrine Life Young Adults St. Anastasia 'Firestarters' St. Mary Young Adults Our Lady of Sorrows Young Adults
Lay LeadershipThrough collaborative leadership models, we will cultivate leaders who are rooted in our common mission of sharing Christ in and through the Church. Alpha Lay Ecclesial Ministers Convocation
Stewardship & Administration
- Transform stewardship into discipleship in all parishioners
- Ensure financially healthy parishes and Archdiocesan Central Operations
- Provide transparent and effective information to the people of the vicariate