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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Detroit

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Detroit / Detroiten(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Gaylord, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Marquette, Saginaw

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (288)

Lansing (←), Saginaw (↑), London (→), Toledo (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2009.01.05 – ...):Archbishop Allen Henry Vigneron (74)Archbishop Allen Henry Vigneron (74)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)

Auxiliary Bishop (2011.03.22 – ...):Bishop Donald Francis Hanchon (75)Bishop Donald Francis Hanchon (75)

Titular Bishop of Horreomargum

Auxiliary Bishop (2011.04.18 – ...):Bishop José Arturo Cepeda Escobedo (53)Bishop José Arturo Cepeda Escobedo (53)

Titular Bishop of Tagase

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.11.23 – ...):Bishop Gerard William Battersby (62)Bishop Gerard William Battersby (62)

Titular Bishop of Eguga

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.11.23 – ...):Bishop Robert Joseph Fisher (63)Bishop Robert Joseph Fisher (63)

Titular Bishop of Forlimpopoli

Auxiliary Bishop (2022.05.23 – ...):Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (63)Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell (陸思道) (63)

Titular Archbishop of Novi

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Detroit (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Allen Henry Vigneron (74)Archbishop Allen Henry Vigneron (74)Permalink
(2009.01.05 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA)
Ecclesiastical Superior of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)

Aspicientes in Jesum

Born:1948.10.21 (Mount Clemens, MI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.09

Titular Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan (1996.06.12 – 2003.01.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1996.06.12 – 2003.01.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oakland (USA) (2003.01.10 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop of Oakland (USA) (2003.10.01 – 2009.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA) (2009.01.05 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands) (2009.01.05 – ...)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2019.11.12 – 2022.11.15)

Cardinal Adam Joseph Maida (92)Cardinal Adam Joseph Maida (92)Permalink
(1990.04.28 – 2009.01.05)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Detroit (USA)
Ecclesiastical Superior emeritus of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)

Facere omnia nova

Born:1930.03.18 (East Vandergrift, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1984.01.25
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26

Bishop of Green Bay (USA) (1983.11.07 – 1990.04.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA) (1990.04.28 – 2009.01.05)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio (1994.11.26 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands) (2000.07.14 – 2009.01.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Grand Rapids (USA) (2004.05.16 – 2005.06.21)

Cardinal Edmund Casimir SzokaPermalink
(1981.03.21 – 1990.04.28)

To live in faith

Born:1927.09.14 (Grand Rapids, MI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1971.07.20
Created Cardinal:1988.06.28
Died:2014.08.20 (Novi, MI, USA † 86)

Bishop of Gaylord (USA) (1971.06.11 – 1981.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA) (1981.03.21 – 1990.04.28)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Andrea e Gregorio al Monte Celio (1988.06.28 – 2014.08.20)

President of Prefecture for the Economic Affairs of the Holy See (1990.01.22 – 1997.10.15)

President of Pontifical Commission for Vatican City State (1997.10.14 – 2006.09.15)

President of Governorate of Vatican City State (2001.02.22 – 2006.09.15)

Cardinal John Francis DeardenPermalink
(1958.12.18 – 1980.07.15)

Servio in evangelio

Born:1907.10.15 (Cleveland, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1932.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.18
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1988.08.01 (Southfield, MI, USA † 80)

Titular Bishop of Sarepta (1948.03.13 – 1950.12.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Pittsburgh (USA) (1948.03.13 – 1950.12.22)

Bishop of Pittsburgh (USA) (1950.12.22 – 1958.12.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA) (1958.12.18 – 1980.07.15)

President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1966 – 1971)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pio X alla Balduina (1969.04.30 – 1988.08.01)

Cardinal Edward Aloysius MooneyPermalink
(1937.05.26 – 1958.10.25)

Domino servientes

Born:1882.05.09 (Mount Savage, MD, USA)
Ordained Priest:1904.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:1926.01.31
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1958.10.25 (Roma, Italy † 76)

Apostolic Delegate to East India (1926.01.21 – 1931.03.30)

Titular Archbishop of Irenopolis in Isauria (1926.01.21 – 1933.08.28)

Apostolic Delegate to Japan (1931.03.30 – 1933.08.28)

Archbishop-Bishop of Rochester (USA) (1933.08.28 – 1937.05.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA) (1937.05.26 – 1958.10.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1946.02.22 – 1958.10.25)

Bishops of Detroit (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael James GallagherPermalink
(1918.07.18 – 1937.01.20)

Born:1866.11.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1893.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1915.09.08
Died:1937.01.20 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa (1915.07.05 – 1916.12.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Grand Rapids (USA) (1915.07.05 – 1916.12.26)

Bishop of Grand Rapids (USA) (1916.12.26 – 1918.07.18)

Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1918.07.18 – 1937.01.20)

Bishop John Samual FoleyPermalink
(1888.02.11 – 1918.01.05)

Born:1833.11.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1856.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1888.11.04
Died:1918.01.05 († 84)

Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1888.02.11 – 1918.01.05)

Bishop Caspar Henry BorgessPermalink
(1871.12.30 – 1887.04.16)

Born:1826.08.01 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1848.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1870.04.24
Died:1890.05.03 († 63)

Titular Bishop of Calydon (1870.02.14 – 1871.12.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1870.02.14 – 1871.12.30)

Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1871.12.30 – 1887.04.16)

Titular Bishop of Phacusa (1888.08.12 – 1890.05.03)

Bishop Frederick John Conrad RéséPermalink
(1833.02.25 – 1871.12.30)

Born:1791.02.06 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1823.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1833.10.06
Died:1871.12.30 († 80)

Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1833.02.25 – 1871.12.30)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: 1234 Washington Blvd., Detroit, MI 48226, USA

Phone: +1 (313) 237-5816

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

Statistics

Area: 10,104 km²

Population: 1,131,660 Catholics (26.5% of 4,278,248 total) (2020)

Statistics: 216 parishes, 1 mission, 589 priests (411 diocesan, 178 religious), 215 deacons, 875 lay religious (274 brothers, 601 sisters), 27 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Anne (July 26)

History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2022.11.16

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