VATICAN CITY, 27 MAY 2009 (VIS) – The Holy Father appointed Msgr. Lee Anthony Piché of the clergy of the archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, U.S.A., pastor of St. Andrew’s church, vicar general and moderator of the Curia, as auxiliary of the same archdiocese (area 17,225, population 3,082,000, Catholics 852,000, priests 484, permanent deacons 217, religious 1,142). The bishop-elect was born in Minneapolis in 1958 and ordained a priest in 1984.
Congratulations to bishop-elect Piché!
The Catholic Spirit has more details here.
An article about Father Piché appeared in the University of Saint Thomas’ alumni magazine this past winter.