Thursday, February 3, 2022
Pope Francis has named Father John S. Bonnici Auxiliary Bishop of New York. Fr. Bonnici is a member of the Class of 1991 from the diocese of New York.
Bishop-designate Bonnici, 56, is currently pastor of St. Augustine Parish and Sts. John & Paul Parish, both in Larchmont, New York.
The appointment was announced in Washington Jan. 25 by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.
Bishops-designate Bonnici will be ordained to the episcopacy March 1 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan.