Why did the Archdiocese of Detroit sell St. John’s?

In recent years, in response to what we discerned to be God’s will for us at Synod ’16, we in the Archdiocese of Detroit have fully committed ourselves to a missionary transformation, aligning all of our efforts to mission over maintenance. During this process, it has become clear that the resources associated with St. John’s are best spent on efforts directly related to our mission to share Christ in and with our community. Coupled with the present challenges for a Catholic organization to operate a hotel conference center, the path forward became clear