Monday, March 21, 2016, 4:30 PM
Women's Holy Week Retreat "Living Holy Week in Jesus" Bishop Emeritus Carlos Sevilla, SJ In our retreat we will ask that all that is Jesus flow into us and that His suffering, death and resurrection be our strength and hope. Monday 4:30 pm Registration 5:30 Dinner 7:00 Conference Tuesday Morning 8:00 AM Breakfast 9:00 Conference 10:00 Stations of the Cross 11:15 Mass Noon Lunch 3:00 PM Conference 4:30 Sacrament of Reconciliation (several priests) 5:30 Dinner 7:30 Conference Wednesday 8:00 AM Breakfast 9:30 Conference 11:00 Mass Noon Lunch and Departure
Carlos Sevilla was born in San Francisco, and entered the Jesuits, in 1953. He studied at Gonzaga University from where he obtained his Master's degree in Philosophy. Sevilla was ordained to the priesthood on June 3, 1966, and made his solemn profession as a Jesuit on April 22, 1974. He also earned his Master's in Theology from Santa Clara University, and furthered his studies at the Jesuitenkolleg in Innsbruck and Catholic Institute of Paris. On December 6, 1988, Sevilla was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco and Titular Bishop of Mina by Pope John Paul II. He received episcopal consecration on January 25, 1989 from Archbishop John Quinn, with Bishops Mark Hurley and Michael Kaniecki, SJ, serving as co-consecrators. He was later named the sixth Bishop of Yakima, Washington, on December 31, 1996. Sevilla is the second religious and the first Jesuit to hold that office. Within the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, he sits on the Committee for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs and the Sub-Committee for Translation of Liturgical Texts into Spanish, as well as co-chairing the West Coast Dialogue of Catholics and Muslims. He was the former Chairman of the Committee on Religious Life and Ministry and the Sub-Committee for Translation of Liturgical Texts into Spanish.