Holy Father named Msgr. Wayne Kirkpatrick as auxiliary archbishop of the
Archdiocese of Toronto, Canada. The bishop elect
was born in 1957 and ordained in 1984. He
has a licentiate in canon law from St. Paul University of Ottawa and was named
prelate of honour by his Holiness in 1999.
He has served in many roles since his
ordination, including 22 years in diocesan administration, concurrently serving
in parish ministry as a pastor for 17 years. He presently serves as moderator
of the curia, chancellor, and judicial vicar of the diocese, as well as rector
of the cathedral. A little over a year ago he was elected President of the
Canadian Canon Law Society. He has been an Active member of the Canon Law Society of America since 2003.
Please join the CLSA in congratulating Bishop-Elect Kirkpatrick in this new appointment.