Praised be Jesus Christ!
We have received word today that Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Earl K. Fernandes, a priest of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati, as the 13th Bishop of Columbus!
The announcement published on the USCCB Website can be found here
There will be a press conference today at 10:30 a.m., which you can view on YouTube here:
The press release, which includes his bio is attached for you here.
His ordination and installation will take place on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 and more details about that will be communicated in the near future.
Please pray for Bishop-elect Fernandes!
Fr. Anthony A. Dinovo, Jr.