The Diocese of Charleston has announced that the ordination Mass for the new Bishop of Charleston will take place on Wednesday, March 25, with video and audio of the Mass being streamed live over the internet.
Bishop-designate Robert E. Guglielmone, a monsignor from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, New York succeeds Bishop Robert J. Baker, who was appointed Bishop of Birmingham, Ala. in August 2007.
The bishop-designate will be consecrated by Cardinal Edward Egan, Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of New York. Bishop of Rockville Centre William Murphy and Bishop Baker will serve as co-consecrators. Archbishop Pietro Sambi, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States, will concelebrate the Mass of Ordination.
Bishop-designate Guglielmone’s ordination and installation will be streamed live in video at www.catholic-doc.org and in audio at www.catholicradiosc.com. It will also be broadcast on South Carolina radio stations WCKI AM 1300 in the upstate region and AM 810 in the Lowcountry.