Thursday, October 29, 2009

Angelicum alumnus appointed new auxiliary bishop to the Diocese of Joliet, USA

Fr. Joseph M. Siegel was appointed by His Holiness Benedict XVI as auxiliary bishop of Joliet in Illinois (area 10,920, population 1,842,000, Catholics 667,000, priests 268, religious 718, permanent deacons 199). The bishop-elected was born in Joliet (Illinois, USA) in 1963 and ordained priest in 1988. He received his STL from the Angelicum.

Here is the press release from the diocese.