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The Archdiocese of Detroit is overseen by Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron. His advisors include four auxiliary bishops and a number of councils on ministry, finance and administration.
On May 5, 2011, Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron ordained the Most Rev. Michael J. Byrnes auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit. Since 2004, Bishop Byrnes had served as vice rector of Sacred Heart Major Seminary, where he earned his Master of Divinity.
Pope Benedict XVI named the Most Rev. Arturo Cepeda, a priest from San Antonio, as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit in April 2011. One month later he was ordained by Archbishop Allen Vigneron, becoming the youngest bishop in the United States at age 41.
Archbishop Allen Vigneron ordained the Most Rev. Donald F. Hanchon auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit on May 5, 2011. Bishop Hanchon had served as pastor of Most Holy Redeemer Parish in southwest Detroit since 1999.
On Aug. 12, 2003, the Most Rev. Francis R. Reiss was ordained as auxiliary bishop to Cardinal Adam Maida. Bishop Reiss had previously served as pastor of St. Frances Cabrini Parish in Allen Park, one of many posts he held since his ordination as a priest in 1966.