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Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
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Northwest bishops gather on retreat

the Inland Register

(From the Jan. 17, 2008 edition of the Inland Register)

The Catholic bishops of Region XII gathered for a retreat at Palisades Retreat Center in Federal Way, Wash., earlier this month. From left: Bishop William Skylstad, Bishop Eusebio Elizondo (auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of Seattle), Bishop Robert Carlson (Diocese of Saginaw, the retreat director), Bishop Michael Driscoll (Diocese of Boise, Idaho), Bishop Robert Vasa (Diocese of Baker, Ore.), Bishop Michael Warfel (newly-appointed Bishop of Great Falls-Billings, Mont.), Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen (seated; retired Archbishop of Seattle), Archbishop Alex J. Brunett (Archdiocese of Seattle), Bishop Don Kettler (Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska), Bishop Thomas Connolly (seated; retired Bishop of Baker), Archbishop Roger Schwietz (Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska), Bishop Joseph Tyson (auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of Seattle), Archbishop John Vlazny (Archdiocese of Portland, Ore.), Bishop Carlos Sevilla SJ (Diocese of Yakima), and Bishop George Thomas (Diocese of Helena, Mont.). (IR photo from Bishop William Skylstad)


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