Officers

Bishop Hanchon - Episcopal Vicar

Bishop Hanchon has ministered in an urban environment for many years. He has been active in African American as well as Hispanic communities. Since March of 2011 he has been an Auxiliary Bishop ministering in the Central Detroit Region. He is happy to share his experience with us.

Fr. Victor Clodre - Vicar/Treasurer

Fr. Clore has been a parish priest in Detroit since 1966, always serving in racially integrating city parishes. His pastoral specialty is blending Holy Scripture and Human Psychology. He has taught at local Catholic colleges, and supports everyone's participation at Sunday Mass, lay leadership, and a parish school that gives our children a good start.

Belinda Hernandez - Chair

Belinda is a retired registered nurse, a longtime resident of Detroit and member of St Scholastica Church. She was born in the Philippines, the fifth of eight siblings and raised in a catholic family by both parents who are now deceased. She practiced her nursing profession for over 41 years here and abroad in both the private and public sector. Her mantra is always believing in God. Courage, determination, self-discipline, simplicity and instinct were some of the attributes that played a role in achieving her accomplishments in life.

Belinda's calling has been as a planner and organizer and she has been told that she is compassionate, charitable, adventurous and spirit filled. Growing up, she learned to conform and treasure values.

Presently, her main activities are focused in spiritual and civic responsibilities. She joined the Medical Mission, providing care and services to the needy, coordinating local Prayer Groups for the Blessed Mother, volunteer work for the World Medical Relief, participates in the American Red Cross Blood Drive, aiding the Salvation Army Homeless Shelters, serves at the St Christine Soup Kitchen on demand, in addition to coordinating Free Flu shot clinics. For the past five years, she has served on the St Scholastica Church Parish Council, Christian Service Commission in the capacity of a Lector, scheduler and coordinator of outreach activities. She also functions as the current chairperson of the Trinity Vicariate in the Archdiocese of Detroit, Central Region.

Her aim is making Jesus Christ the center of our whole universe for He is priceless!

Edward Shea - Vice Chair

Ed is a native New Yorker, having been born and raised in the Bronx. He worked nearly 35 years
for GM’s finance subsidiary, GMAC, before retiring at the end of 2007. He joined St. Peter Claver
Parish in June 2009 as the parish manager. In 2015, he completed his Master of Arts in Pastoral
Studies (MAPS) degree at Sacred Heart Major Seminary. Ed is married to his wife of 42 years,
Patricia, and has three adult children and six grandchildren.

Tanda Flounory - Secretary

Tanda is the new secretary for the Trinity Vicariate. She is a retired grandmother who enjoys being retired.

Marilyn Bachelor - APC Representative

Marilyn chose to become Catholic 38 years ago. She has been involved in many parish activities over 36 years as member of St. Mary of Redford Parish. Upon retirement after a 49-year registered nursing career, the majority as a medical insurance quality and utilization administrator and health care consultant, she wanted to be more faith focused.

Marilyn currently volunteers at her parish, serving as an Extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist, catechist, parish council member, Christian service commission member, vicariate representative and Synod 16 member. Following three years as secretary for the Trinity Vicariate, she continues to serve as the newsletter editor, her parish’s representative and has recently been selected as a three year, at-large Archdiocese Parish Council member.

In addition to being actively committed to the Catholic faith, Marilyn is very family oriented. She has been married to Larry for 46 years and they have a son and four granddaughters.