Catholic Church Prelate, Joseph Fiorenza, dies at 91

Archbishop Emeritus Joseph A. Fiorenza was also renowned as a prominent promoter of genuine renewal in the Church.

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Joseph Fiorenza, a retired Houston archbishop, passes away at 91.

Joe A. Fiorenza, an emeritus archbishop, passed away on Monday. He was 91. Fiorenza was a “tireless social justice advocate” throughout his priesthood, according to a statement on the Archdiocese of Galveston website.

Houston’s According to the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, Fiorenza’s funeral preparations are still being made and will be announced as soon as they are decided upon. “It is with deep regret that I inform you that after his more than 68 years as a priest and 21 years as bishop and archbishop of our Archdioceses, Archbishop Fiorenza was called home to the Lord this morning,” the Houston Dioceses wrote in an email to its staff on Monday.

Archbishop Fiorenza was a Houstonian through and through, despite being a Beaumont native who devoted his life to serving the local Church of Galveston-Houston. Archbishop Fiorenza struggled throughout these latter months of his life as his health started to deteriorate.

His passing was announced on Facebook by St. Matthew the Evangelist Catholic Church with the message: “Rest In Peace Archbishop Joseph Fiorenza. Please offer prayers for the soul rest of our beloved archbishop emeritus.

Joseph Fiorenza Age, Family, Early Life

Joseph Fiorenza was born Jan. 25, 1931, in Beaumont, Texas. He holds an American Nationality and His Zodiac sign is Aquarius. He belongs to the white ethnicity.

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Archbishop Fiorenza was the second of four children born to Anthony and Grace Fiorenza.

Joseph Fiorenza Wife, What about his Children?

So yet, nothing about Joseph Fiorenza’s Wife’s personality or love relationship has been revealed.

Joseph Fiorenza Career, What is his profession?

Archbishop Fiorenza served as an assistant pastor in Houston for three years, and then became the professor of medical ethics at Dominican College and chaplain of St. Joseph Hospital in Houston. From 1959 to 1967, he was the administrator of Sacred Heart Co-Cathedral. He was pastor of many churches from 1967 to 1973 when he was named chancellor of Galveston-Houston.

St. Pope John Paul II named him the Bishop of San Angelo on Sept. 4, 1979, and he served in that West Texas diocese until 1985 when he was named the Bishop of Galveston-Houston, an archdiocese that includes more than 1.7 million Catholics in 146 parishes over 10 counties. He became Galveston-first Houston’s Archbishop on Dec. 29, 2004.

How much is Joseph Fiorenza Net Worth?

SO yet, Joseph Fiorenza’s net worth has not yet been investigated in detail.

Which school and college did he go to?

Archbishop Fiorenza graduated from St. Anthony High School in Beaumont on May 29, 1947. He began studies for the priesthood in 1947 and was ordained a priest for the then-Diocese of Galveston-Houston on May 29, 1954.

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Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

Joseph Fiorenza is not active on social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.

Physical Appearance of Joseph Fiorenza’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorWhite
Eye colorBrown
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Joseph Fiorenza’s should be knows

Zodiac signAquarius
Relationship StatusNot Available