Congratulations, Diocese of El Paso!

At noon, Rome time, today, the Holy Father named Bishop Mark J. Seitz bishop of El Paso, Texas. Bishop Seitz until now had been auxiliary bishop of Dallas.

Bishop Seitz was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1954, studied at the University of Dallas in Texas¬†and St. John’s University¬†in Collegeville, Minnesota. He then studied bioethics at the National Catholic Bioethics Center in Philadelphia.

He held many diocesan positions as a priest. He was named auxiliary bishop of Dallas in 2010, being ordained bishop on April 27, 2010.

Congratulations, Diocese of El Paso!

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