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Participation in the episcopal consecration of the Auxiliary Bishop of Denver

On March 26 Opus Dei’s Prelate, Bishop Javier Echevarría was one of the consecrating bishops at the episcopal ordination of Rev. José H. Gómez, at the invitation of Denver’s Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M., who officiated at the ceremony. Bishop Gómez, a priest of Opus Dei’s clergy, was named by John Paul II auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Denver, Colorado, on January 8, 2001.

The ceremony took place in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, drawing more than 25 bishops, mostly from dioceses in the United States.

Romana, No. 32, January-June 2001, p. 46-47.