Andrew H. Cozzens

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Most Reverend
Andrew H. Cozzens
Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Church Catholic Church
See Titular See of Bisica
In office December 9, 2013 - present
Orders
Ordination May 3, 1997
Consecration December 9, 2013
Personal details
Born (1968-08-03) August 3, 1968 (age 45)
Denver, Colorado
Styles of
Andrew H. Cozzens
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style not applicable

Andrew Cozzens, (August 3, 1968) is a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States. Since 2013 he has been an Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

Education[edit]

Andrew Cozzens graduated from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. After a period of discernment, he entered Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity. He was ordained a priest in 1997 for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis and served as a parochial vicar for several years before being sent to the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum in Rome, Italy for doctrinal studies. He completed his doctorate in 2008 with a dissertation entitled Imago vivens Iesu Christi sponsi Ecclesiae : the priest as a living image of Jesus Christ the Bridegroom of the Church through the evangelical counsels. Returning from Rome, Cozzens began service as an instructor at the Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity.[1]

Episcopate[edit]

Cozzens was appointed Titular Bishop of Bisica and auxiliary to the Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis on October 11, 2013 by Pope Francis.[2] He was ordained a bishop on December 9, 2013.[3]

Academic degrees[edit]

  • S.T.D., The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Angelicum, Rome, 2008
  • S.T.L., The Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas, Rome, 2002
  • M.Div., The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 1997
  • M.A., The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity, 1997
  • B.A., Benedictine College, 1991[4]

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Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Jan Franciszek Wątroba
Roman Catholic Titular See of Bisica
2013–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent