|Most Reverend Jaime Soto Bishop of Sacramento..........|
Born December 31, 1955, Inglewood, California
Attended Saint Polycarp School in Stanton, California
Graduated from Mater Dei High School in 1974
Graduated from Saint John Seminary, Camarillo, California in 1978, BA in Philosophy
Received a Master of Divinity. M.Div. from Saint John Seminary, Camarillo, California, in 1982
Ordained to the Priesthood June 12, 1982, for the Diocese of Orange
Appointed Associate Pastor of St. Joseph parish in Santa Ana, June 1982 - July 1984
Attended Columbia University School of Social Work, New York City, 1984 – 1986
Graduated in May, 1986 with a Master in Social Work, MSW
Appointed Associate Director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Orange, July 1986
Appointed Director of the Immigration and Citizenship Services at Catholic Charities in
Appointed Episcopal Vicar for the Hispanic Community, Diocese of Orange, March 3,
Named a Prelate of Honor by His Holiness, Pope John Paul II in 1990.
Appointed Vicar for Charities, Diocese of Orange, March 1, 1999.
Named Titular Bishop of Segia and Auxiliary of Orange, March 23, 2000. His Espicopal
Appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Sacramento on October 11, 2007. His official reception
Bishop of Sacramento as of November 29, 2009.
Currently he serves as:
County’s United Way, December 2000
Revised: January 2009