Alumni Association of The Pontifical North American College

Fr. John Bonnici named Auxiliary Bishop of New York

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.