Monday, July 07, 2008

And then there were 8

The Holy Father has filled the vacant See of St. Thomas. Now there are 8 vacant Sees in the USA

From VIS:
Appointed Msgr. Herbert A. Bevard of the clergy of the archdiocese of Philadelphia, U.S.A., pastor of St. Athanasius parish, as bishop of Saint Thomas (area 352, population 108,612, Catholics 30,000, priests 15, permanent deacons 27, religious 27), U.S.A. The bishop-elect was born in Baltimore, U.S.A. in 1947 and ordained a priest in 1972.
Still no new bishop for New Ulm. Please keep praying.

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