On September 11, 2020, the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has appointed three new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Chicago: Bishops-elect Kevin M. Birmingham, Jeffrey S. Grob and Robert J. Lombardo, CFR. The episcopal ordination of the bishops-elect will take place on the feast of St. Francis Xavier Cabrini, November 13, 2020.
Bishop-elect Grob, appointed titular bishop of Abora, will serve as the episcopal vicar of Vicariate I. He has been a member of the Society since 1998. Please join us in congratulating Bishop-elect Grob on his new appointment.
To view a reflection from Bishop-elect Grob, please click here.