Father Patrick Neary, C.S.C., has been appointed the next bishop of the Diocese of Saint Cloud. His episcopal ordination and installation is set for Tuesday, February 14. We give a warm welcome and congratulations to Fr. Patrick on his appointment, and we look forward to serving Central Minnesota together.
Fr. Patrick succeeds Bishop Donald J. Kettler, who has served as bishop of Saint Cloud since 2013. We are grateful to Bishop Kettler for his years of leadership in our diocese and wish him the best.