Bishop Emeritus Carlos A. Sevilla, S.J.

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Bishop Emeritus

5301 Tieton Drive Suite A

Yakima, WA 98908



Born August 9, 1935 
San Francisco, California


1953 Began Jesuit Seminary

1966 Ordained to Priesthood in San Francisco, California

Advanced Studies Jesuit Spirituality, Jesuitenkolleg in Innsbruck, Austria

Christian Worship, Catholic Institute of Paris, France


1989 Ordained an Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco 1997 Installed as Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Yakima

2011 Retired; In Residence in Diocese of Yakima

Active Member in the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)

1990 – Present Consultant for NCCB Committee on Hispanic Affairs

1990 – 96 Member of NCCB Committee on Marriage and Family Life

1991 – 94 Chairman of NCCB Committee on Religious Life and Ministry

1995 – 2001 Member of NCCB Committee on Social Development and World Peace Domestic Policy

1998 – 01 Member of USCCB Catholic Campaign for Human Development

2000 – 04 Chair, Bishops’ Sub-Committee for Hispanic Liturgy

2001 – Present Co-chair, West Coast Dialogue of Catholics and Muslims

2005 – Present Member of USCCB Sub-Committee for Hispanic Liturgy

2014 – Present National Episcopal Advisor of the Catholic Cursillo Movement (USA)