Pope Benedict XVI Has Appointed Two Priests as Auxiliary Bishops of the Diocese of Rockville Centre
The Most Rev. William Murphy, bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre will ordain the new bishops at a Mass of Episcopal Ordination to be celebrated at Saint Agnes Cathedral, Rockville Centre, New York on July 25, 2012, the Feast of Saint James the Apostle.
The Announcement from the USCCB:
"With deep joy I am pleased to share with you the announcement made this morning in the Vatican that His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI has given the Diocese of Rockville Centre two new auxiliary bishops. They are Bishop Elect Robert John Brennan priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre and Bishop Elect Nelson Jesus Perez, priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. " - Bishop William Murphy
Heavenly Father, in these trying times when the spirit of the age threatens Christian values, give our bishops holiness of life and wisdom to direct and guide our diocesan family so that we may grow in your love. We ask this through Christ our Lord.