Alberto Rojas

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Alberto Rojas
Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago
Titular Bishop of Marazanae
ArchdioceseChicago
AppointedJune 13, 2011
InstalledAugust 10, 2011
Other postsTitular Bishop of Marazanae
Orders
Ordination1997
by Francis George
ConsecrationAugust 10, 2011
by Francis George, Gustavo García-Siller, and Józek Guzdek
Personal details
Born (1965-01-05) January 5, 1965 (age 54)
Aguascalientes, Mexico
MottoEL AMOR DE DIOS ES TODO
GOD'S LOVE IS ALL WE NEED
Styles of
Alberto Rojas
Coat of arms of Alberto Rojas.svg
Reference style
Spoken styleYour Excellency
Religious styleBishop

Alberto Rojas (born January 5, 1965) is a Mexico-born prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He currently serves as an Auxiliary Bishop and Episcopal Vicar for the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Biography[edit]

Early life and education[edit]

Rojas was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico and attended elementary, secondary schools and college there. He earned his Masters of Divinity from the University of Saint Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in 1997.[citation needed]

Ordination and ministry[edit]

Rojas was ordained in 1997 as a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago by Francis Cardinal George, OMI. In the Archdiocese of Chicago, he served as associate pastor, St. Gregory the Great (May 24, 1997 – July 1, 1999); associate pastor, St. Ita (July 1, 1999 – June 30, 2002); pastor, Good Shepherd (July 1, 2010- and on the faculty of the University of Saint Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary (July 1, 2002 – July 1, 2010).

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago[edit]

On June 13, 2011, Rojas was appointed as an Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago and as the Titular Bishop of Marazanae by Pope Benedict XVI.[citation needed] He received his episcopal consecration on August 10, 2011 from Francis Cardinal George, OMI, with Bishop Józek Guzdek and Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S. as co-consecrators.

As an auxiliary bishop, Rojas also serves as Episcopal Vicar for Vicariate III.[1][2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biographical Summary". Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Archived from the original on 2011-09-28. Retrieved 2011-08-30.
  2. ^ "Bishop Alberto Rojas". Catholic-Hierarchy.org.[self-published source]

External links[edit]

Episcopal succession[edit]

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago
2011–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent