Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Colorado Springs; has ties to local area
Springs; has ties to local area
May 6, 2021
Colorado Springs, Colo: Pope Francis named Father James Golka, a priest of the Diocese of Grand Island, Neb., as the third Bishop of Colorado Springs on last Friday.
Bishop-elect Golka has served as Vicar General for the Diocese of Grand Island and as Rector of the Cathedral of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He was reportedly ordained a priest for the Diocese of Grand Island on June 3, 1994, by Bishop Lawrence McNamara. Bishop-elect Golka is excited to be appointed to this new position.
"I am incredibly humbled and excited for the opportunity to join in the ministry and mission...