On Wednesday, June 6, Archbishop José H. Gomez and Bishop-elect Marc V. Trudeau, new auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, celebrated Solemn Vespers and the Blessing of the Pontifical Insignia on the eve of the Ordination of the Bishop-elect, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
The insignia of a bishop (ring, miter and staff) are outward signs of his identity as high priest. The ring symbolizes his fidelity and bond with the Church, while the miter and staff are signs of his authority.
Pope Francis named Bishop-elect Trudeau from Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on April 5, 2018.
Bishop-elect Trudeau is a Hollywood-born former dentist who worked at Vons for more than a decade to put himself through school, he graduated twice from USC, and has survived cancer. To learn more about Bishop-elect Trudeau, visit http://angelusnews.com/BishopElectTrudeau.
Archbishop José H. Gomez will ordain Bishop-elect Marc V. Trudeau as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on Thursday, June 7, at 2 p.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.
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