If you feel God may be calling you to serve Christ and his Church, whether toward the vocation of priesthood or the permanent diaconate, toward a career in lay ecclesial ministry, or simply to learn more about your Catholic faith, we would like to help you explore that call and prepare you to answer "Yes!"
The great legacy of Sacred Heart Major Seminary is the alumni who serve daily in parishes, education, and a variety of positions throughout the Church and society, and our friends – Catholics who share the passion of supporting our mission of training men and women for leadership roles in Christian ministry.
S.T.L., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2009.
S.T.D., Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2021.
Bio / Information:
Fr. Laboe studied history at the University of Notre Dame. He obtained his law degree from the Catholic University of America in 1990 and practiced law for four years in Michigan. He entered Sacred Heart Major Seminary in 1994 to study for the priesthood. He was ordained a priest in 1999. Fr. Laboe received his M.Div. degree from Sacred Heart Major Seminary and later received his S.T.L. and S.T.D degrees in moral theology from the University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Angelicum) in Rome. Fr. Laboe teaches in the areas of moral theology and parish administration.
Fr. Laboe served as parochial vicar and administrator of three parishes in Pontiac (St. Vincent de Paul, St. Michael and Shrine of St. Joseph) and as pastor of St. Valentine in Redford. He offers monthly Mass in Portuguese for Brazilian Catholics living in the Archdiocese.