~from the Vatican
The Holy Father has nominated the Reverend Peter F. Christensen to be Bishop of the Diocese of Superior (Wisconsin). Fr. Christensen was born in 1952 in Pasadena, California. He studied at St. John Vianney Seminary of the University of St. Thomas and completed his theological studies at St. Paul Seminary. He was ordained to the priesthood in 1985 in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He has served in parishes in the St. Paul and Minneapolis area, including Spiritual Director of St. John Vianney College Seminary.