Offices and Ministries

Faith Formation

Supports parishes and Catholic schools as they carry out fruitful Faith Formation, foster encounter with Jesus Christ, and accompany others on their journey of faith.

Office of the Bishop

The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone is the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw

Catholic Cemeteries

Provides a holy, dignified, and prayerful place of burial that helps the Catholic community see death as a bridge to the Communion of Saints

Catholic Schools

Transforms our communities into centers of faith, hope and charity by providing excellent Catholic school education 

Center for Ministry

First-rate conference center where gatherings, meetings and retreats take place. 

Child and Youth Protection

We are committed to comply with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

Christian Service

Offers programs and training that reflect gospel values with an emphasis on the defense of human life and dignity

Communications

Shares news, information and inspiring stories of the diocese. Oversees Saginaw.org, FAITH Saginaw magazine, media relations and more.

Development

Supports and educates all people to gratefully receive and share God’s gifts.

Facilities and Construction Services

Maintains and oversees all diocesan properties and building projects, and assists parishes with specific needs 

Faith Magazine

This award-winning quarterly publication shares stories of faith and inspiration across the diocese. Read current and past issues here.

Finance

Directs all financial administrative and reporting functions of the diocese

Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Provides training and resources for parish Youth Ministers as they encourage and support our young people toward missionary discipleship

Formation

Supports parishes and Catholic schools to form missionary disciples while also offering faith/ministry formation to the wider community

Hispanic Ministry

Promotes full participation and integration of Hispanics in the life of the Church

Human Resources

Attracts and retains employees for the diocese, parishes, schools and affiliated organizations for service to the Church of Saginaw 

Lay Ministry

Coordinates, develops, and oversees the diocesan Lay Ministry Formation Program which educates and prepares individuals to respond to God's call to serve  

Liturgy

Provides formation and resources to assist and engage the Church of Saginaw in the promotion of liturgical renewal

Marriage and Family

Provides resources for healthy and holy relationships in marriage and family life, including Marriage Preparation, Natural Family Planning and more

Missions

Works to promote social justice and proclaim the gospel through prayer, education, sacrifice, and financial support

Permanent Diaconate

Assists permanent deacons with on-going formation and oversees the formation of new permanent deacons.

Priesthood Vocations

Helps to create an environment and culture for priestly vocations to flourish 

Respect Life

Works to instill respect and uphold and promote the dignity for human life as a sacred gift from God

Stewardship

Assists parishes in their efforts to educate and inspire their community about stewardship as a way of life 

Tribunal

Provides justice for all persons who approach the Church's court system for a declaration of nullity (annulment) or other process