Saturday, January 20, 2024

Bishop Mario Dorsonville Dead (January 19, 2024)


Bishop Mario Dorsonville of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux in southeastern Louisiana, whose ecclesial career spanned nearly four decades, died unexpectedly on Friday evening after serving as bishop of the diocese for less than a year. He was 63.

In a statement on Facebook, the vicar general of the diocese, Father Simon Peter Engurait, wrote that the bishop died on Friday evening at 6:50 p.m. CST “after he gave in to complications arising from recent health problems.” 

 To read more, go to CATHOLIC NEWS AGENCY.

Note:  He was part of the Archdiocese of Washington for a number of years, which is why this story is posted.   


May he rest in peace.

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