Eyes on Jesus with Archbishop Vigneron

A Podcast with Detroit's Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron

About the show

Tune in every month as Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron, Archbishop of Detroit, shares his vision for the missionary transformation of the Church in southeast Michigan and talks about the early fruits of our movement to Unleash the Gospel.
Archbishop Vigneron is joined by hosts Mary Wilkerson, parishioner at St. Michael Parish in Livonia, and Michael Chamberland, parishioner at Our Lady of Sorrows in Farmington Hills. The name of the podcast, Eyes on Jesus, comes from Archbishop’s apostolic motto ASPICIENTES IN IESUM.

Episodes

  • Episode 18: Divine Mercy

    April 21st, 2021  |  Season 1  |  48 mins 45 secs
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    Archbishop Vigneron, Mike, and Mary discuss the history and origins of the Divine Mercy devotion and what it means for our faith life today.

  • Episode 17: The Year of St. Joseph

    March 23rd, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 19 secs
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    Archbishop Vigneron reflects on the Year of St. Joseph and the model the Protector of the Church can be in every aspect of our lives.

  • Episode 16: Human Dignity

    February 24th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 57 secs
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    Archbishop Vigneron, Mike, and Mary discuss the meaning of “inherent dignity”, and how we, as Catholics, are called to uphold the truth that all people are created in the image and likeness of God.

  • Episode 15: Sacred Scripture

    January 25th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 6 mins
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    In conjunction with the release of his new pastoral note The Power of the Word of God, Archbishop Vigneron reflects on the Church’s teaching on Sacred Scripture and the graces and wisdom it holds for our lives.

  • The Next Step for Families of Parishes

    December 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 51 secs
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    Archbishop Vigneron, Mary Wilkerson, and guest host Erik Coules discuss the transition to Families of Parishes, including its impacts on parish staff and clergy, and what went into identifying family groupings.

  • Episode 13: Turning to the Eucharist

    November 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 33 secs
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    Archbishop Vigneron and his co-hosts discuss the Holy Eucharist as “a foretaste of Heaven” and a medicine for the faithful – especially during the pandemic, encouraging the faithful to turn to the Eucharist as their source of hope, healing, and love.

  • Episode 12: The Sacraments

    September 17th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  55 mins 58 secs

    How can you allow the Sacraments to move you to a place of evangelization and confidence in God? Join Archbishop Vigneron and hosts Mary Wilkerson and Mike Chamberlain as they dive deep on all-things Sacraments.

  • Episode 11: Cultivating Hope

    August 13th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 9 mins

    Truly, we were born for such a time as this! Archbishop Vigneron and hosts Mary Wilkerson and Mike Chamberlain reflect on the difference in being optimistic and hopeful, and how we can find hope during the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Episode 10: Families of Parishes

    June 25th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 12 secs

    Archbishop Vigneron discusses the newly announced Families of Parishes plan for the Archdiocese of Detroit — how it was developed and how it will be implemented to benefit our shared mission.

  • Racism and the Catholic response in Detroit

    June 10th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  1 hr 3 mins

    Amid the civil unrest traversing the nation in the wake of racial violence in Minnesota, Archbishop Vigneron is joined for this special episode by guest host Fr. John McKenzie. They examine the sin of racism and how Catholics are called to respond.

  • Episode 9: The Intercession of Mary

    May 14th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 56 secs

    Hail, full of grace! This month, Archbishop Vigneron discusses the origin of dedicating the month of May to Mary, and how we can specially honor her during this month and beyond.

  • Episode 8: Holy Week and Easter in a time of crisis

    April 8th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  52 mins 42 secs
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    As the coronavirus pandemic necessitates the suspension of public Masses, Archbishop Vigneron and co-hosts reflect on how to approach Holy Week and Easter in a time of crisis and isolation.

  • Episode 7: The Season of Lent

    March 12th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  47 mins 34 secs

    In this penitential season, Archbishop Vigneron discusses the transformational nature of Lent, even down to the ashes we receive on Ash Wednesday, and the true meaning of the Paschal Mystery.

  • Episode 6: World Day of the Sick and Anointing of the Sick

    February 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  40 mins 41 secs

    Archbishop Vigneron and co-hosts Mike and Mary delve into the history and tradition of World Day of the Sick and the ministry of healing.

  • Episode 5: 52 Sundays

    January 16th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  39 mins

    Need help keeping Sunday holy? In the latest episode of Eyes on Jesus, Archbishop Vigneron dives into the 52 Sundays book, examining the importance of families as domestic churches cultivating their Sunday experience.

  • Episode 4: Advent and the Incarnation

    December 13th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  36 mins 3 secs

    Archbishop Vigneron, Mary, and Mike reflect on the meaning of Advent: what we’re called to do during this season, and how to be watchful for the many ways Jesus comes into our lives everyday.