Wednesday, February 27, 2008

A New Bishop for Lansing

~from the Holy See's Bollettino

The Holy Father has named Auxiliary Bishop Earl Boyea of the Diocese of Detroit as the new Bishop of Lansing. Bishop Boyea was ordained to the priesthood in 1978. He studied in Detroit's Sacred Heart Seminary and the Pontifical North American College in Rome. He received a doctorate from Catholic University of America. He served on the faculty of Sacred Heart Seminary in Detroit and was rector-president of the Pontifical College Josephinum in Columbus, Ohio.

He was named Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit in July 2002 and was consecrated as Bishop in September 2002.

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