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Bishop Ronald Herzog celebrated his 10-year anniversary as bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria Jan. 5 with a Mass at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral in Alexandria.

A luncheon with the priests of the diocese was held immediately following at Xavier Hall.

Bishop Herzog was named the 11th bishop of the Diocese of Alexandria on Oct. 27, 2004 by Pope John Paul II and ordained Jan. 5, 2005 by Archbishop Alfred C. Hughes of New Orleans.

He had served as a priest for 30 years as a military chaplain and priest in the Diocese of Biloxi, Mississippi.

FEB. 8: WORLD DAY FOR CONSECRATED LIFE. World Day for Consecrated Life will be celebrated in the Church on Monday, February 2, 2015 and in parishes on the weekend of February 7-8, 2015. Please pray for all those who have made commitments in the consecrated life, and be sure to thank them on their special day. May they continue to be inspired by Jesus Christ and respond generously to God's gift of their vocation.

Prayers of the Faithful: