Appointment of new Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Hamilton

Appointment of new Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Hamilton

 Crest Press Release


February 20, 2013, Hamilton, Ontario

Appointment of new Auxiliary Bishop for the Diocese of Hamilton

His Excellency, Archbishop Pedro López Quintana, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, has announced that Reverend Fr. Daniel J. Miehm, has been appointed Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Hamilton by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI.   

Auxiliary Bishop-elect Father Daniel Miehm was born on August 27, 1960 in Kitchener, Ontario. After studies at St. Jerome’s College, University of Waterloo and St. Augustine’s Seminary in Toronto, he was ordained to the priesthood on May 6, 1989, at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Hamilton. 

Bishop-elect Miehm holds a Master’s degree in Divinity from St. Augustine’s Seminary and a Licentiate in Canon Law from the University of St. Tomasso (Angelicum) in Rome.

Bishop-elect Miehm has served as a Priest in the Diocese of Hamilton since his ordination in 1989.  During his ministry, he served as Associate Pastor at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Stoney Creek and the Cathedral of Christ the King in Hamilton; and as Pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Hamilton and St. Ann Parish in Ancaster.  During this time, Bishop-elect Miehm has also served as member and representative on various Councils in the Diocese.

In June 2012, he was appointed Founding Pastor of St. Benedict Parish in Milton where he currently serves.  Bishop-elect Miehm is also Chaplain for the St. Thomas More Lawyers’ Guild.

His Excellency, Douglas Crosby, OMI, Bishop of Hamilton, issued a brief statement following the announcement. Click here to download.

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