Thursday, June 28, 2007

Father Peter Christensen of Nativity of Our Lord in St Paul is Bishop of Superior

Father Peter F. Christensen has been appointed as the Bishop of Superior, Wisconsin.

Father Christensen, born in Pasadena, CA, in 1952, was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of St Paul and Minneapolis in 1985 and has been pastor of the parish of The Nativity of Our Lord in the Macalester-Groveland area of St Paul since 1999. Bio from the Nativity Web Site

Bishop Raphael Fliss of Superior was born in Milwaukee in 1930 and ordained in that same city in 1956. He was appointed Co-Adjustor Bishop of Superior in 1979 and Bishop of that city in 1985. He will be 77 in October and submitted his retirement letter to the Pope almost two years ago.

Bishop-Elect Christensen interview with Superior Catholic Herald

Pioneer Press Article

Catholic Spirit Article
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