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Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bishop Francis Anthony Quinn.

Bishop Francis Anthony Quinn, Seventh Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento from 1979 to 1993, passed from this life into eternal life on March 21, 2019, at the age of 97.  Ordained a priest in 1946, Bishop Quinn served in the San Francisco Archdiocese in several capacities before his episcopal ordination as an Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco in 1978.  In 1979 Bishop Quinn was selected to come to Sacramento.  Bishop Quinn’s episcopal motto, “Love God, love one another,” defined his long life and selfless ministry.

- Announcement

The Most Rev. Jaime Soto, Roman Catholic Bishop of Sacramento, released the following statement today on the passing of Bishop Emeritus Francis Anthony Quinn at 97, the 7th bishop of Sacramento and a much beloved figure in the Sacramento community:

“Bishop Quinn, at the time of his death, was the oldest Catholic bishop in the United States.  A status he enjoyed sharing with the many who visited him.  In his quieter moments though, Bishop Quinn was ready and eager to meet the Good Shepherd whom he had served faithfully during his 72 years as a priest, 41 of which as bishop.  

- Diocesan News

Bishop Emeritus William K. Weigand released the following statement on the passing of Bishop Emeritus Francis A. Quinn at age 97. Bishop Weigand succeeded Bishop Quinn upon his retirement and served as the eighth bishop of Sacramento from 1993 to 2008.

“Bishop Francis A. Quinn’s long and noble life was a lasting blessing for countless people, including myself. He will be deeply missed. But our lives, our communities and our world are forever better for his having passed our way.

- Diocesan News

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Bishop Francis Anthony Quinn.

Bishop Francis Anthony Quinn, Seventh Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Sacramento from 1979 to 1993, passed from this life into eternal life on March 21, 2019, at the age of 97.  Ordained a priest in 1946, Bishop Quinn served in the San Francisco Archdiocese in several capacities before his episcopal ordination as an Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco in 1978.  In 1979 Bishop Quinn was selected to come to Sacramento.  Bishop Quinn’s episcopal motto, “Love God, love one another,” defined his long life and selfless ministry.

- Announcement

The Most Rev. Jaime Soto, Roman Catholic Bishop of Sacramento, released the following statement today on the passing of Bishop Emeritus Francis Anthony Quinn at 97, the 7th bishop of Sacramento and a much beloved figure in the Sacramento community:

“Bishop Quinn, at the time of his death, was the oldest Catholic bishop in the United States.  A status he enjoyed sharing with the many who visited him.  In his quieter moments though, Bishop Quinn was ready and eager to meet the Good Shepherd whom he had served faithfully during his 72 years as a priest, 41 of which as bishop.  

- Diocesan News

Bishop Emeritus William K. Weigand released the following statement on the passing of Bishop Emeritus Francis A. Quinn at age 97. Bishop Weigand succeeded Bishop Quinn upon his retirement and served as the eighth bishop of Sacramento from 1993 to 2008.

“Bishop Francis A. Quinn’s long and noble life was a lasting blessing for countless people, including myself. He will be deeply missed. But our lives, our communities and our world are forever better for his having passed our way.

News & Events | Around the Diocese

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Many charities supported by the Appeal help children and young adults to reach their full potential.

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All are called to a spirit of penance through the traditional practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving

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Board remeains dedicated to strong policies and procedures to prevent and address sexual abuse and to keep children safe

March 23, 2019 - Event

Are you interested in learning more about end of life planning and care? This workshop is open to all parishioners.


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