St. Michael’s Parishioners Overjoyed Sweeney Named Bishop

The news that Pope Francis has tapped Father Kevin Sweeney, pastor of Saint Michael’s, to be the Bishop of the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey is still sinking in at the church, where parishioners are overjoyed that their pastor is moving up.

The Diocese of Paterson

Bishop-elect Sweeney will be heading to a diverse diocese that includes both urban and suburban areas of New Jersey.