The Holy Father announced this morning that Fr. William J. Watersheid, a priest of the diocese of Harrisburg is the new auxilary bishop for the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Bishop-elect Watersheid was born in 1956, went to nursing school in the early 1980s, then later to seminary. He was ordained a priest July 11, 1992. In addition to a Master of Divinity degree from St. John Seminary, he holds a Licentiate in Dogmatic Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome, Italy.
Congratulations, Diocese of Pittsburgh!