Meet Our Bishops Archbishop Allen Vigneron » 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. Bishop Gerard Battersby » On Jan. 25, 2017, the Most Rev. Gerard W. Battersby was ordained as auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Allen Vigneron. As well as being appointed regional moderator of the South Region, Bishop Battersby will continue to serve as pastor of St. Mary of Redford Parish, Detroit, until other provision is made. Bishop Arturo Cepeda » 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. Bishop Robert Fisher » On Jan. 25, 2017, the Most Rev. Robert J. Fisher was ordained as auxiliary bishop to Archbishop Allen Vigneron. Bishop Fisher had previously served as rector of the National Shrine of the Little Flower Basilica in Royal Oak, one of many posts he held since his ordination as a priest in 1992. Bishop Donald Hanchon » 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. Retired Bishops » Find more information about the cardinals and bishops who have retired from the Archdiocese of Detroit but remain active in our work.