Donald Bolen

Donald Joseph Bolen (born 7 February 1961), also known as Don Bolen, is a Canadian Roman Catholic prelate. He is the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Regina, since his appointment by Pope Francis on 11 July 2016; having previously served as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon.[1] Archbishop Bolen was born in Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, in 1961, the son of Joseph and Rose. He was ordained a priest in 1991 for the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Regina, and was consecrated as a bishop on 25 March 2010 for the Diocese of Saskatoon.[2]

Donald Bolen
Archbishop of Regina
ChurchRoman Catholic Church
Appointed11 July 2016
Installed14 October 2016
PredecessorDaniel Joseph Bohan
Ordination12 October 1991
Consecration25 March 2010
by Daniel Joseph Bohan
Personal details
Birth nameDonald Joseph Bolen
Born (1961-02-07) 7 February 1961 (age 59)
Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan, Canada
Previous postBishop of Saskatoon (2009–16)
Alma materUniversity of Regina
Saint Paul University
University of Oxford
MottoMercy within mercy within mercy
Coat of armsDonald Bolen's coat of arms


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Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops




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