Serra Club of DuPage
June 15, 2015
Celebrant/Speaker: The Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon
Guests are welcome!
St. Petronille Parish, 420 Glenwood Ave., Glen Ellyn
Please contact: John Matyasik: email@example.com or 630-947-5672 RSVP by June 11
6:00 pm Rosary for Vocations
6:20 pm Mass
7:00 pm Fellowship (Parish Center)
7:15 pm Dinner
7:45 pm Program: Meeting & Speaker
The Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 4, 1948. Bishop Conlon received his Bachelor of Arts from the Athenaeum of Ohio/St. Gregory Seminary in Cincinnati in 1970. In 1975, Bishop Conlon received his Master of Divinity from the Athenaeum of Ohio/ Mt. St. Mary of the West Seminary. On January 15, 1977, he was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest. While at St. Paul University in Ottawa, Bishop Conlon received his Doctorate of Canon Law in 1987.
Bishop Conlon served as Chancellor and Director of the Department of Executive Services in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati from 1987 through 1996. During 1996 through 2002, he served as Pastor of Holy Redeemer Parish in New Bremen, Ohio. The Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon was ordained a Roman Catholic Bishop on August 6, 2002 and served as the Bishop of Steubenville, Ohio from 2002 through 2011.
His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, named Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon, the fifth Bishop of Joliet-in-Illinois. The appointment was announced in Washington on May 17, 2011 by Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States. He was installed on July 14, 2011 at the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus in Joliet.
The Most Reverend R. Daniel Conlon chairs the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for the Protection of Children of Young People. He currently serves on the Mundelein Seminary Advisory Board and is an Executive Board member of Rainbow Council for the Boy Scouts of America. Bishop Conlon belongs to the Canon Law Society of America with a current publication from October 2012 entitled: “Going Global with the Charter and Essential Norms”. Bishop Conlon has also served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Pontifical College Josephinum and as a member of the USCCB Committee on Marriage and Family Life.