Archive for September, 2008

Pontifical Mass and Confirmation

Monday, September 29th, 2008

The newly minted Bishop Rasch presided over a Pontifical Mass during which he administered the Sacrament of Confirmation to several candidates: Frank Gregory Mares, Pamela Sue Mares, John Fike, and Michael Olson. Sheila Marie Yasiello was unable to attend the service but had completed all preparation; Bishop Rasch intended to Confirm her later in the […]

Enthronement and Consecration a Success

Friday, September 26th, 2008

This past Saturday, 20 September, in a ceremony at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Riverside, California, the Right Reverend Henry Joseph King succeeded the Right Reverend Arthur David Seeland as Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the Pacific and Southwest. The Very Reverend Anthony Frank Rasch was consecrated Bishop Coadjutor of the Diocese. The Most […]

Bishop Seeland’s Farewell Address

Friday, September 19th, 2008

The Right Reverend Arthur David Seeland tendered his resignation to the College of Bishops for health reasons, which was accepted. The Right Reverend Henry Joseph King, Suffragan Bishop of the Diocese of the Pacific and Southwest, was elected to succeed him as Bishop Ordinary of the diocese. The Very Reverend Anthony F. Rasch was elected […]