New Bishop appointed for Diocese of Winona-Rochester

Posted On: 2022-06-03

The Holy See announced that Pope Francis has appointed the Most Rev. Robert E. Barron, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, as the ninth Bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester. His installation Mass has been set for Friday, July 29.

The Most Rev. John Quinn, who has headed the Diocese of Winona-Rochester for 13 years, is retiring.

We congratulate our new Bishop, and express our continued gratitude to the Most. Rev. John Quinn for his inspirational leadership and support of our university.

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