Bishop Alberto Rojas

Bishop Alberto Rojas
Auxiliary Bishop
Archdiocese of Chicago

Vicar for Vicariate III
1850 South Throop Street
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: 312-243-4655
Fax: 312-243-4970
E-Mail: arojas@archchicago.org

Personal

  • Date of Birth: January 5, 1965, Native of Mexico, fluent in Spanish
  • Date of Priesthood Ordination: May 24, 1997 at Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, Illinois
  • Date of Episcopal Ordination: August 10, 2011, Holy Name Cathedral, Chicago, Illinois

Education

  • M.Div., University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein
  • Theology: Seminario Sta. Maria de Guadalupe, Ags., Mexico
  • University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary, Mundelein
  • Philosophy: Seminario Sta. Maria de Guadalupe, Ags., Mexico
  • College: Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • Secondary: Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades, Aguascalientes, Mexico
  • Elementary: Vasco de Quiroga, Malpaso, Aguascalientes, Mexico

Pastoral Assignments
Other Positions

  • Transitional Deacon, St. Gregory the Great - February 25, 1997-May 24, 1997
  • Associate Pastor, St. Gregory the Great - May 24, 1997-July 1, 1999
  • Associate Pastor, St. Ita - July 1, 1999 – June 30, 2002
  • Pastor, Good Shepherd - July 1, 2010 – August 10, 2011
  • Faculty Member, University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary July 1, 2002 – July 1, 2010
  • Member of the Hispanic Affairs Committee, USCCB - Nov. 2011
  • Archbishop's Delegate - Consejo Pastoral Arquidiocesano Hispano-Americano - August 2011
  • Cardinal's Liaison to Hispanic Catholics - August, 2011