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 44: Blessed Solanus Casey

    September 20th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 48 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 43: The Universal Call To Holiness

    July 19th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  43 mins 43 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 42: The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass

    June 21st, 2023  |  Season 1  |  49 mins 18 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 41: Living Acts 29

    May 17th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 49 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 40: The Sacrament of Confirmation

    April 26th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  42 mins 31 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 39: The Sacrament of Baptism

    March 15th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  41 mins 42 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 38: Living Lent

    February 20th, 2023  |  Season 1  |  46 mins 17 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 37: Mission Priorities

    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.

  • Episode 36: Advent and the Second Coming

    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.

  • Episode 35: The Communion of Saints

    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.

  • Episode 34: Permanent Diaconate and Religious Life

    October 19th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  38 mins 32 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 33: Respect Life Month

    September 21st, 2022  |  Season 1  |  44 mins 56 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 32: Eucharistic Revival

    July 20th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  51 mins 30 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 31: Year of Prayer For Priestly Vocations

    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.

  • Episode 30: A Pro-Life Response

    May 25th, 2022  |  Season 1  |  45 mins 44 secs
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    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.

  • The Kerygma

    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.