On Sunday, December 22nd, 2019 Cardinal Tobin will be here
to celebrate the noon Mass. This is the first time that the
Cardinal is coming for an official parish visit. Let’s fill
the church to welcome our Chief Shepherd of the
Archdiocese to our parish.
Cardinal Joseph Tobin was installed as the shepherd of our Archdiocese on January 6, 2017.
He was ordained a priest on June 1, 1978 and is a Redemptorist (Congregatio Sanctissimi Redemptoris – C.Ss.R.). He was elevated to Cardinal by Pope Francis on November 19, 2016.
Cardinal Tobin has a Bachelor’s degree in philosophy, a Masters in religious education, and a Masters of Divinity in Pastoral Theology.
He served as the Archbishop of Indianapolis for five years, Secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life in the Roman Curia for three years, and was the Superior General for the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer for twelve years.