The Holy Father has appointed Fr. Stephen J. Berg bishop of Pueblo, Mexico. BIshop-elect Berg is from the diocese of Fort Worth.
Bishop-elect Berg was born in 1951 in Montana. He went to college at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, got a bachelor’s degree in Music from the University of Colorado, his master’s in music at the Eastern New Mexico University, and then worked a number of years in horticulture. He entered seminary in 1993, attending Assumption Seminary and the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, Texas.
He was ordained a priest for the diocese of Fort Worth in 1999, and has held various positions since then.
Congratulations, diocese of Pueblo!