Bishop Barron called on parishioners to strengthen their devotion to the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, noting that he sees a correlation between the diocese’s location near the Mayo Clinic and the need for the Church to be a place of “spiritual healing.”
Bishop Robert Barron installed for Diocese of Winona-Rochester
Bishop Robert Barron appointed to Diocese of Winona-Rochester
Bishop Barron, 62, is a Chicago native who has been a Los Angeles auxiliary bishop since 2015. He also is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries.