Wednesday, November 19, 2014
NCCL's New Episcopal Advisor
NCCL is pleased to announce that Bishop Christopher J. Coyne, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, has been appointed Episcopal Advisor to NCCL. Bishop Coyne is the latest in a distinguished line of Bishops who have served in this capacity. The appointment was made by Archbishop Leonard Blair, Archbishop of the Diocese of Hartford, who serves as the chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis. Archbishop Blair served for the last six years as NCCL’s Episcopal Advisor.
Bishop Coyne, one of seven children of William and Rita Coyne, was born in 1958, in Woburn, MA. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Boston in 1986. In addition to various assignments as a pastor for the Archdiocese of Boston, Bishop Coyne also served as professor of Sacred Liturgy and Homiletics at the diocesan seminary. He was ordained a Bishop in 2011 to serve as the Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. In addition to his strong theological and pastoral background, Bishop Coyne brings a wealth of experience in communications to his new role, including maintaining his own blog. Additional details regarding Bishop Coyne can be found by visiting the website of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.