Alberto Rojas, Chicago auxiliary, appointed to San Bernardino

Alberto Rojas, Chicago auxiliary, appointed to San Bernardino December 2, 2019

From the Vatican bulletin:

The Holy Father has appointed Coadjutor Bishop of San Bernardino (USA) HE Monsignor Alberto Rojas, until now titular Bishop of Marazane and Auxiliary of Chicago.

Alberto Rojas was born on 5 January 1965 in Aguascalientes, Mexico. He completed his ecclesiastical studies at the Santa Maria de Guadalupe Seminary in Aguascalientes, Mexico, and at the University of Saint Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois.

He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago on 24 May 1997.

After ordination he was assistant pastor of Saint George the Great Parish (1997-1999), of Saint Ita Parish (1999-2002), trainer of the Saint Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein (2002-2010) and parish priest of the Good Shepherd Parish (2010-2011).

On 13 June 2011 he was appointed Titular Bishop of Marazane and Auxiliary of Chicago.

He was Episcopal Vicar for the Vicariate I and Regional Delegate for the V Encuentro .

Within the Episcopal Conference he was a member of the Hispanic Affairs and Catholic Home Missions committees .

His coat of arms is below, with his motto: “God’s Love is All We Need”

 


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