The Ordination and its Significance
The Rite of Ordination of a Bishop and its meaning
What is a Bishop?
A definition and meaning
Bishop Mark O’Connell, JCD
Brief biographical information on Bishop Mark O’Connell, JCD
Bishop Robert P. Reed
Brief biographical information on Bishop Robert P. Reed
Coats of Arms
A coat of arms for a Bishop typically represents both the family shield and his principal works and ideals. Here you will find the Coats of Arms designed for Bishop Mark O’Connell and Bishop Robert P. Reed.
Protocol for Clergy
Information for priests who wish to concelebrate the Mass of Ordination and Deacons who wish to vest and be part of the procession.
Media inquiries as well as updated information about print and television coverage.
View and download portraits of the new bishops
Where to write/call for more information or if you have a question about the Ordination.