The Most Reverend Bishop Daniel E. Flores, S.T.D., Is Michigan's First Hispanic Bishop And The Youngest Bishop in the U.S.
Siena Heights University will host the Most Reverend Bishop Daniel E. Flores, S.T.D., at 7 p.m., April 10, in Francoeur Theater.
Serving as the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Detroit, Bishop Flores, 45, became not only Michigan's first Hispanic bishop on Nov. 29, 2006, but also the youngest bishop in the United States. Born in Palacio, Texas, Bishop Flores was rector of the cathedral in Corpus Christi when it was announced Oct. 29 that Pope Benedict XVI had raised him to the episcopate. Ordained in 1988, he was named a monsignor in 1995. He served the Corpus Christi Diocese in various positions and taught seminarians in Houston. He has a doctorate from the Angelicum in Rome.
The event is free and open to the public.
For more information, please call 517-264-7197.