David Walkowiak became Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids in a 2.5 hour ceremony at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew this afternoon in Grand Rapids. View photos from today's installation ceremony and learn more about the symbolism found during the ceremony.
Walkowiak comes from Ohio and will take over for Bishop Walter Hurley. Bishop Hurley has reached the mandatory retirement age of 75. The Diocese of Grand Rapids has announced details about the upcoming ordination of Bishop-elect Walkowiak.