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Alphonse Gallegos, American bishop. Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1958. Recipient Silver Beaver award.

Background

Gallegos, Alphonse was born on February 20, 1931 in Albuquerque. Son of Jose Angel and Caseana (Apodaca) Gallegos.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 1971. Master of Science, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1972. Mechanical Engineering, Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1979.

Career

Pastor, San Miguel Church, Los Angelespastor, Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Sacramentovicar, Hispanics in Sacramento areafirst hispanic bishop, SacramentoAuxiliary bishop of Sacramento, since 1981;pastor, Guadalupe Church, Sacramento. Vicar general Roman Catholic Church, Sacramento, vicar for Hispanics. Active campaign for human development United States Catholic Conference, Washington.

Achievements

  • Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1958.

Membership

Member California governments Committee. Board directors Sacramento Concilio, Boy Scouts American. Member Sacramento Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Committee, County of Sacramento Multi-Cultural Park Committee.

Member of advisory board California Hispanic Catholic Institute. Member superintendent of education's advisory council on Hispanic affairs State of California.

Connections

father:
Jose Angel Gallegos

mother:
Caseana (Apodaca) Gallegos