Friday, September 21, 2007

The Superior Bishop

The Diocese of Superior will webcast live the Rite of Installation of America's newest Roman Catholic Bishop, Peter F. Christensen, as Bishop of Superior.

The Installation will take place at the Cathedral of Christ the King, in Superior, Wisconsin on Sunday, September 23rd at 4:00 PM central time. The webcast will be archived for future viewing.

Bishop Christensen was ordained at the Cathedral of St. Paul on September 14, 2007 before 3,000 faithful. The bishop will succeed Bishop Raphael Fliss, who is retiring. The diocese of Superior encompasses approximately 86,000 Catholics among more than 80 parishes in 16 counties of northwestern Wisconsin. Bishop Christensen will be the tenth Bishop of Superior.

Superior recently celebrated the 340th anniversary of the arrival of Catholicism in the Upper Midwest.

To watch the installation, click here

To learn more about the Diocese of Superior, click here.

To learn more about Bishop Christensen, click here.

RELATED LINKS: His Imminent Excellency, Bishop Peter F. Christensen
Superior Catholic Herald

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1 comment:

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