A conversation on 'communicating the Good News' - with Marcelle Mogg
Bishop Gerry Kicanas
12 August 2010 5:00 pm
Bishop Kicanas was born in Chicago on August 18, 1941, and was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Chicago in 1967. In 1984, he was appointed Rector of Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, Illinois after serving in various capacities in the Archdiocese's seminary system for more than 25 years. Concurrently, he served as a Lecturer in Community and Organization Development at Loyola University. Other seminary appointments included Rector, Principal, and Dean of Formation at the former Quigley Seminary South. Bishop Kicanas was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago in Janury, 1995, and ordained a bishop in March later that year. His educational accomplishments include post-graduate work in several areas, as well as a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, an M.Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from Loyola University, and a Licentiate in Sacred Theology from St. Mary of the Lake Seminary. Principal among his pastoral interests are vocations, the permanent diaconate, and encouragement of lay ministry. Bishop Kicanas became the sixth Bishop of Tucson in March, 2003.
Marcelle Mogg - Director of Mission, St Vincent’s Public Hospital (former editor, Eureka Street magazine).