St. Paul, MN -- On Saturday, October 29, 2016, The Old Catholic Church: Province of the United States consecrated the second bishop of the Holy Cross Old Catholic Diocese of Minnesota. The Reverend Marty Shanahan serves as pastor of Spirit of Hope Catholic Community in Sunfish Lake, Minnesota. He was elected to become the second bishop of the diocese after Bishop James Judd made the decision to retire. Over 200 people attended the celebration of this historic event.
Pictured (top left) newly consecrated Bishop Marty Shanahan. (bottom right, L to R) Bishops Rosemary Ananis, Robert Fuentes, Marty Shanahan, and Michael Scalzi