Pope Francis Appoints New Auxiliary Bishop for Los Angeles, Former Administrator at St. Philip the Apostle In Pasadena

Published : Friday, April 6, 2018 | 5:19 AM

Msgr. Marc Trudeau

Msgr. Marc Trudeau / Image Courtesy Bishop Robert Barron via Facebook

Msgr. Marc Trudeau has been named Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles by Pope Francis. He was an administrator at St. Philip the Apostle in Pasadena from 1995-2001.

Trudeau, a native of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, was born in Hollywood in 1957. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biological Sciences. He also pursued studies at the same USC’s School of Dentistry.

After he finished his studies at Los Angeles’ St John’s Seminary, Msgr. Trudeau was ordained for the Archdiocese of LA in 1991.

Outside of his time spent working in Pasadena, he served as Parochial Vicar at St. James the Less in La Crescenta (1991-1995), as a member of the Presbyteral Council (1993-1999), and as pastor of St. Pius X in Santa Fe Springs (2001-2004).

From 2004-2010, Msgr. Trudeau served Cardinal Roger Mahony as his secretary. He became the pastor of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque in Lomita until 2013.

Msgr. Trudeau was assigned to the faculty of St. John’s Seminary as Vice Rector and Assistant Director of Pastoral Formation in 2013. Just a year later, he became rector of the same seminary.

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