This webpage contains information about the Archdiocese of Detroit and her 225 parishes.
Regions & Vicariate Breakdowns
The Archdiocese of Detroit's 225 parishes are sectioned into 4 Regions. Each of these 4 Regions, in turn, are sectioned into 4 Vicariates. Each Vicariate includes a number of parishes. Figures in parentheses below indicate the number of parishes within the respective Region or Vicariate.
Central Region (42): Genesis (9), Renaissance (14), Southwest (8) & Trinity (11) Vicariates.
Northeast Region (56): Blue Water (10), Central Macomb (23), North Macomb (9), & SERF (14) Vicariates.
Northwest Region (55): Lakes (11), Pontiac Area (10), South Oakland (24), & Thumb (10) Vicariates.
South Region (72): Downriver (17), Monroe (11), Northwest Wayne (23) & West Wayne Vicariates (21).
Each Region is guided by one of the AOD's 4 Auxiliary Bishops. The Downriver Vicariate is located within the South Region. Our Regional Moderator/Episcopal Vicar is Auxiliary Bishop Francis R. Reiss.
Each Vicariate is represented by a cleric as its Vicar. St. André Bessette is located within the Downriver Vicariate. The Downriver Vicar is Rev. Dr. William Promesso of St. Cyprian in Riverview.