Corpus Christi, TX – The region has a new bishop: W. Michael Mulvey, 60. He was installed in front of about 800 atendees. He signed documents affirming is faith and loyality to the Diocese of Corpus Christi in front of Bishop Edmond Carmondy, who was the outgoing one due to the fact that he is retiring. The aformentioned is required by Cannon law. W. Michael Mulvey professed his faith and took an oath of bishop calming his devotion toward God. He is Corpus Christi’s eighth bishop.
Psalms, hymns, prayer – how many were the things that filled up the ceremony. .
As new Bishop, he told everyone to have faith in God and he summed it up in one sentence: “He is our light, our truth. Without him. We have no reason to exist.”
Mulvey served an overseer in the Diocese of Austin before Pope Benedict XVI elevated him to bishop in January. Carmody officially retires at mid-week after Mulvey’s ordination and installation.
The new bishop has a history of being an pro-life activist t in Austin and other places. He has a calm dispostion and interacts very intimately with his parishioners. He also has a reputation of working with various religious groups across spiritual camps to address higher causes.
John, Mulvey’s brother, was present at the service with over two dozen other family members..