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bishop emeritus

Carl Frederick Mengeling, bishop emeritus.


Mengeling, Carl Frederick was born on October 22, 1930 in Hammond, Indiana, United States. Son of Carl H. and Augusta Huke Mengeling.


Attended, St. Meinrad College and Seminary, Indiana. Licence in Sacred Theology, Angelicum University. STD, Alfonsianum Academy.


Ordained priest Diocese of Gary, Indiana, 1957. Associate pastor St. Mark Parish, Gary, 1957—1961. Teacher Bishop Noll High School, Hammond, St. Joseph Calumet College, East Chicago, St. Procopius Seminary, Lisle, Illinois.

Pastor All Saints Parish, Hammond, 1968—1970, Holy Name Parish, Cedar Lake, 1970—1971, Nativity of Our Savior, Portage, 1971—1985, St. Thomas More Parish, Munster, 1985—1995. Named monsignor, 1984. Founder, chair Institute Religion, Diocesan of Gary.

Ordained bishop, 1995. Bishop Archdiocese of Lansing, Michigan, 1996—2008, bishop emeritus, since 2008. Chair worship committee Diocese of Gary, chair vocations committee, member Presbyteral council, member ecumenical commission, member permanent diaconate formation team.


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    • Contributor Faith Magazine.


Carl H.

Augusta Huke Mengeling