Pope Francis has appointed Father Ramon Bejarano of the Diocese of Stockton as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego.
Father Bejarano was born on July 17, 1969, in Laredo, Texas. He completed his ecclesiastical studies at the Diocesan Seminary of Tijuana , Mexico, (1989-1992) and at the Mount Angel Seminary in Oregon (1992-1998).
He was ordained a priest on August 15, 1998 for the Diocese of Stockton.
After his priestly ordination, he held the following positions: Parish Vicar of Saint George Parish in Stockton (1998-2003) and Sacred Heart Parish in Turlock (2004-2006).
He was parish priest of the Holy Family Parish in Modesto (2006-2008) and since 2008, he has served parish priest of the Saint Stanislaus Parish in Modesto.
He was also member of the presbyteral council and of the college of consultors.
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