Episcopal Representative and Moderator

Most Reverend Alberto Rojas
Auxiliary Bishop – Archdiocese of Chicago

Personal

  • Born in Mexico on January 5, 1965
  • Date of Priesthood Ordination: May 24, 1997 at Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, Illinois
  • Date of Episcopal Ordination: August 10, 2011, Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, Illinois
Education
  • M.Div., University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein
  • Theology: Seminario Sta. Maria de Guadalupe, Ags., Mexico
  • University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein
  • Philosophy: Seminario Sta. Maria de Guadalupe, Ags., Mexico
  • College: Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • Secondary: Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • Elementary: Vasco de Quiroga, Malpaso, Aguascalientes, Mexico
Pastoral Assignments and Other Positions
  • Transitional Deacon, St. Gregory the Great (February 25, 1997 – May 24, 1997)
  • Associate Pastor, St. Gregory the Great (May 24, 1997 – July 1, 1999)
  • Associate Pastor, St. Ita (July 1, 1999 – June 30, 2002)
  • Pastor, Good Shepherd (July 1, 2010 – August 10, 2011)
  • Faculty Member, University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary (July 1, 2002 – July 1, 2010)
  • Member of the Hispanic Affairs Committee, USCCB (Nov. 2011)
  • Archbishop’s Delegate – Consejo Pastoral Arquidiocesano Hispano-Americano (August 2011)
  • Cardinal’s Liaison to Hispanic Catholics (August, 2011)
National Catholic Association for Diocesan Directors of Hispanic Ministry

works in collaboration with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

  • Email
  • Phone
    314-792-7890
  • Address
    F. Javier Orozco
    Office of Hispanic Ministry
    Cardinal Rigali Center
    20 Archbishop May Drive
    Saint Louis, MO 63119-5738
National Catholic Association of Diocesan Directors for Hispanic Ministry