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.
September 20th, 2023 | Season 1 | 45 mins 48 secs
blessed solanus casey, catholic, catholicism
This month, our Eyes on Jesus cohosts discuss the life and ministry of Bl. Solanus Casey, a beloved Capuchin priest, clear witness to the providential love of God, and potential saint of the Church who reminds us to "thank God ahead of time" for the many graces in our lives.
July 19th, 2023 | Season 1 | 43 mins 43 secs
catholic, catholicism, universal call to holiness
The Universal Call to Holiness is our "first vocation," our invitation to share in God's holiness as his beloved sons and daughters. For this month's EOJ, we discuss the origins of this teaching and explore how to recognize opportunities for holiness in our daily lives.
June 21st, 2023 | Season 1 | 49 mins 18 secs
catholic, catholicism, mass
The Mass is our most important prayer to God and his greatest gift to us. This month on EOJ, we talk about what happens at Mass and give thanks to God that Christ is as present with us today as he was more than 2,000 years ago.
May 17th, 2023 | Season 1 | 41 mins 49 secs
catholic, evangelization, scripture
The Acts of the Apostles book of the Bible ends in chapter 28 with Paul under house arrest in Rome, still boldly preaching the Gospel. This month, our Eyes on Jesus cohosts discuss how we are living Acts 29, the unwritten chapter that brings the mission of the Apostles into the present day.
April 26th, 2023 | Season 1 | 42 mins 31 secs
catholic, catholicism, sacraments
Archbishop Vigneron and our co-hosts explore the Sacrament of Confirmation, through which the faithful are sealed with the gifts of the Holy Spirit and commissioned as ambassadors for the Kingdom of God.
March 15th, 2023 | Season 1 | 41 mins 42 secs
baptism, catholic, sacraments
Our Eyes on Jesus cohosts discuss the Sacrament of Baptism: what happens during the rite, how it effects the soul of the baptized, and how it serves as a “doorway” through which we become disciples of Christ and receive access to the other sacraments and all the graces that flow from them.
February 20th, 2023 | Season 1 | 46 mins 17 secs
catholic, catholicism, lent
Lent is traditionally a time for Catholics to devote more time to prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. This month, our Eyes on Jesus co-hosts discuss how to “live Lent” in a deeper way and reflect on God’s power to use our sin to help us grow in holiness.
January 18th, 2023 | Season 1 | 45 mins 51 secs
Archbishop Vigneron discusses the “mission priorities” for the remainder of his episcopacy: Families of Parishes, Catholic schools, communications, and priestly vocations.
December 16th, 2022 | Season 1 | 37 mins 51 secs
Archbishop Vigneron explains our focus in Advent on the Second Coming: What that means, why we focus on this during Advent, and how we Catholics should prepare for Christ to come again.
November 16th, 2022 | Season 1 | 42 mins 58 secs
Archbishop Vigneron discusses the Communion of Saints, the union between the saints on earth, in purgatory, and in heaven.
October 19th, 2022 | Season 1 | 38 mins 32 secs
diaconate, religious life, vocations
Archbishop Vigneron discusses vocations to the permanent diaconate and religious life, emphasizing the many ways one can be called to ministry in the local Church.
September 21st, 2022 | Season 1 | 44 mins 56 secs
abortion, mothers, pro-life, respect life
Archbishop Vigneron discusses Respect Life Month in October, including its significance this year as people in Michigan prepare to vote on Proposal 3, which seeks to include unregulated abortion rights in the state constitution. Note to readers: This episode was recorded in early September, before the proposal was officially placed on the ballot.
July 20th, 2022 | Season 1 | 51 mins 30 secs
catholic, eucharist, prayer
Archbishop Vigneron discusses the recently-launched National Eucharistic Revival and how, as Catholics, we can help ourselves and others foster a renewed devotion to Jesus in the Eucharist.
June 28th, 2022 | Season 1 | 41 mins 41 secs
Archbishop Vigneron discusses the Year of Prayer for Priestly Vocations in the Archdiocese of Detroit, a time for us to become united in prayer, working toward a culture that fosters and celebrates vocations to the priesthood.
May 25th, 2022 | Season 1 | 45 mins 44 secs
archbishop vigneron, archdiocese of detroit, pro-life, unleash the gospel
As we await a decision from the U.S. Supreme Court in the Dobbs v. Jackson case on abortion, Archbishop Vigneron is joined by guest host Rebecca Mastee, a policy advocate with the Michigan Catholic Conference, to discuss the Church’s response to abortion and efforts to support every woman, child, and family in need.
April 20th, 2022 | Season 1 | 46 mins 40 secs
Archbishop Vigneron discusses the kerygma – the simple, radical, joyful message of the Gospel – and how we can share it in our parishes and families.