The Holy Father, at noon Rome time, announced today that Fr. Liam Stephen Cary, a priest from the archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, is the new bishop of the diocese of Baker.
Bishop-elect Cary was born in 1947 at Prineville, Oregon. He studied philosophy at Mount Angel College Seminary at St. Benedict, Oregon, then studied theology at St. Patrick Seminary at Menlo Park, California. He left the seminary in 1970 to work a number years with the poor and the immigrants in Chicago, and Salinas and Eugene, Oregon. In 1987 he reentered the seminary and studied at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome. He was ordained a priest in 1992 for the archdiocese of Portland, Oregon.
Congratulations, diocese of Baker!