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Soon-to-be Bishop William E. Koenig gets warm welcome from parishioners at St. Joseph in Garden City, N.Y. — Photo gallery

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Bishop-designate William E. Koenig of Wilmington, Del., greets well-wishers after celebrating Mass May 2, 2021, at St. Joseph Church in Garden City, N.Y. The bishop-designate, a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre, N.Y., was appointed bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington by Pope Francis on April 30. His episcopal ordination and installation is July 13. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Bishop-designate William E. Koenig, the 10th bishop of Wilmington, celebrated Mass May 2, 2021, at St. Joseph Church in Garden City, N.Y.

The soon-to-be bishop of Wilmington, from the Diocese of Rockville Centre, N.Y., was appointed as bishop of the Diocese of Wilmington by Pope Francis on April 30.

His episcopal ordination and installation is July 13.