On Sunday, March 8, 2020, Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron announced that he has granted the title of Archdiocesan Shrine to St. Joseph Oratory, in recognition of the parish’s service as a popular place of pilgrimage and its abundant availability of the sacraments. 

On Sunday, November 17, His Grace Archbishop Allen Vigneron conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Extraordinary Form to eleven youth and adult converts at St. Joseph Oratory in Detroit.

Sunday, September 22 was the 14th annual St. Joseph Oktoberfest. The festival consisted of numerous events and activities both outside and inside of the church. Indoors included a Solemn High Mass with St. Joseph Cappella and Orchestra...

On Monday, September 16, 2019, St. Joseph Oratory held a Press Conference to announce the completed historic restoration of its 200-foot steeple and bell tower. The Press Conference Statement delivered by Canon Michael Stein is as follows:

Welcome.  Thank you for being part of this great event and celebration. I am Canon Michael Stein, a member of the Institute of Christ the King and Pastor of St. Joseph Oratory here in Detroit.