Vicars

The Archdiocese of Detroit contains 16 vicariates, each a geographic subdivision of the archdiocese. At the head of each vicariate is a vicar who shares pastoral leadership for the parishes in that area with the archbishop.

Vicariates and Vicars/Moderators Contact Information

Blue Water Vicariate
Rev. Salvatore Palazzolo
(810) 984-2689 | frsal@holytrinityph.org
www.bluewatervicariate.org
Central Macomb Vicariate 
Reverend Douglas Bignall
(586) 463-5877 | revdougbignall@comcast.net
www.cmvic.net
Downriver Vicariate
Rev. Edward Zaorski
(313) 381-1184 | fredzski@comcast.net

Genesis Vicariate
Rev. Alex Kratz, O.F.M.
(313) 727-9784 | abunaalex@yahoo.com
www.genesisvicariate.org
Lakes Vicariate
Monsignor John Budde
(248) 685-1482 | jgbudde@aol.com
lakesvicariate.weebly.com
Monroe Vicariate
Rev. Michael Woroniewicz
(734) 654-2500 | mworoniewicz@sscms.edu
www.monroevicariate.com
North Macomb Vicariate
Reverend Roman Pasieczny
(586) 731-5347 | rpasieczny@stlawrenceparish.com
Northwest Wayne Vicariate
Reverend Paul Ballien
(734) 455-5910 | pballien@yahoo.com
www.nwwv.org
Pontiac Area Vicariate
Rev. James Kean
(248) 332-0283 | FKean@st-damien.org
www.pontiacareavicariate.org
Renaissance Vicariate
Rev. Shafique Masih
(313) 527-0380 | fas.103@hotmail.com

SERF Vicariate
Rev. James Commyn
(586) 771-8300 | serfvicar@stlucychurch.com

South Oakland Vicariate
Reverend Paul Snyder
(248) 547-1818 | psnyder@st-mary.org
www.southoaklandvicariate.org
Southwest Vicariate
Rev. Marc Gawronski
(313) 841-0753 | fathermarc@me.com
www.swvicariate.net
Thumb Vicariate
Rev. Richard Treml
(810) 688-3797 | richietrem@aol.com

Trinity Vicariate
Rev. John Phelps, C.Ss.P.
(313) 342-5292 | jphelps@lifedirections.org
http://trinityvicariatedetroit.org
West Wayne Vicariate
Reverend Walter Ptak
(313) 562-5356 | pastor@stsebastiancatholicchurch.org



Regions and Regional Moderators

Central Region
The Most Rev. Donald F. Hanchon

Northeast Region
The Most Rev. Robert Fisher

Northwest Region
The Most Rev. Arturo Cepeda
Rev. Msgr. John Zenz
South Region
The Most Rev. Gerard Battersby

Central Serives Contact

Mr. Michael Trueman
Chancellor
(313) 237-5847