Tobin, Most Rev. Joseph W., CSsR

Tobin, Most Rev. Joseph W., CSsR1400 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202-2367
317-236-1403

Born May 3, 1952. Professed first vows as a member of the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (the Redemptorists), August 5, 1973. Professed perpetual vows in the Redemptorists, August 21, 1976. Ordained June 1, 1978, for the Redemptorists. 1979, associate pastor, Holy Redeemer Parish, Detroit; 1984, pastor, Holy Redeemer Parish, Detroit; 1984–1990, provincial consultor for the Redemptorists; 1990, pastor, St. Alphonsus Parish, Chicago. 1991–1997, general consultor for the Redemptorists, Rome; 1997, elected superior general, Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, Rome; 2003, reelected superior general, Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer, Rome; 2010, named secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life, Rome, and titular archbishop of Obba and ordained bishop in Rome; Dec. 3, 2012, named and installed archbishop of Indianapolis.

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