The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone is the sixth bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw
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.
Provides a holy, dignified, and prayerful place of burial that helps the Catholic community see death as a bridge to the Communion of Saints
Transforms our communities into centers of faith, hope and charity by providing excellent Catholic school education
First-rate conference center where gatherings, meetings and retreats take place.
We are committed to comply with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People
Offers programs and training that reflect gospel values with an emphasis on the defense of human life and dignity
Shares news, information and inspiring stories of the diocese. Oversees Saginaw.org, FAITH Saginaw magazine, media relations and more.
Supports and educates all people to gratefully receive and share God’s gifts.
Maintains and oversees all diocesan properties and building projects, and assists parishes with specific needs
This award-winning quarterly publication shares stories of faith and inspiration across the diocese. Read current and past issues here.
Directs all financial administrative and reporting functions of the diocese
Supports parishes and Catholic schools to form missionary disciples while also offering faith/ministry formation to the wider community
Provides training and resources for parish Youth Ministers as they encourage and support our young people toward missionary discipleship
Promotes full participation and integration of Hispanics in the life of the Church
Attracts and retains employees for the diocese, parishes, schools and affiliated organizations for service to the Church of Saginaw
Coordinates, develops, and oversees the diocesan Lay Ministry Formation Program which educates and prepares individuals to respond to God's call to serve
Provides formation and resources to assist and engage the Church of Saginaw in the promotion of liturgical renewal
Provides resources for healthy and holy relationships in marriage and family life, including Marriage Preparation, Natural Family Planning and more
Works to promote social justice and proclaim the gospel through prayer, education, sacrifice, and financial support
Assists permanent deacons with on-going formation and oversees the formation of new permanent deacons.
Helps to create an environment and culture for priestly vocations to flourish
Works to instill respect and uphold and promote the dignity for human life as a sacred gift from God
Assists parishes in their efforts to educate and inspire their community about stewardship as a way of life
Provides justice for all persons who approach the Church's court system for a declaration of nullity (annulment) or other process