We have a Bishop

Father John F. Doerfler has been named the next bishop of the Diocese of Marquette by Pope Francis. His episcopal ordination and installation will be Feb. 11, 2014 at St. Peter Cathedral. Due to limited seating, tickets will be required for admittance.

The Mass will be televised on WJMN-TV3, Marquette from 2-4:30 p.m. ET. It will also be live streamed via the Internet; visit the Diocese of Marquette's website and click on the banner promoting the telecast.

To learn more about Bishop-elect Doerfler’s appointment, click here to read the news release and here to read an article about his appointment in The U.P. Catholic.

To watch a video of the news conference on The U.P. Catholic’s YouTube channel, click here.

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