C. Andrew Doyle

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The Right Reverend
C. Andrew Doyle
IX Bishop of Texas
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Diocese Texas
Installed June 7, 2009
Term ended Incumbent
Predecessor Don A. Wimberly
Ordination 1995 (deacon)
1996 (priest)
Consecration November 22, 2008
by Katharine Jefferts Schori, 26th Presiding Bishop
Personal details
Born (1966-05-31) May 31, 1966 (age 51)
Carbondale, IL

Charles Andrew "Andy" Doyle is the ninth and current Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in The Episcopal Church. He was elected bishop co-adjutor on May 24, 2008, and was seated as Bishop of Texas on June 7, 2009. Prior to his election as Bishop of Texas, Doyle served as Canon to the Ordinary under his predecessor, Don A. Wimberly.


Charles Andrew Doyle was born on May 31, 1966, in Carbondale, Illinois. His family moved to Houston, Texas, shortly thereafter. Doyle earned a bachelor of fine arts degree at the University of North Texas, Denton, in 1990, and a Master in Divinity at Virginia Theological Seminary, Alexandria, Virginia, in 1995.

In 1995, Doyle was ordained a deacon at Trinity Episcopal Church in Houston. In 1996, he was ordained a priest at Christ Episcopal Church in Temple, Texas, where he served as assistant to the rector from 1995–1997. Doyle was vicar at St. Francis Episcopal Church, College Station, Texas, until 2003, when he became Canon to the Ordinary under Don A. Wimberly, VIII Bishop of Texas.

Doyle is married to JoAnne Doyle; they have two children, Caisa and Zoë. He is the author of Unabashedly Episcopalian: Proclaiming the Good News of the Episcopal Church.[1]

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  1. ^ Doyle, C. Andrew (2012). Unabashedly Episcopalian: Proclaiming the Good News of the Episcopal Church. New York: Morehouse Publishing. ISBN 978-0-8192-2808-6. 
  1. Texas Monthly Talks: C. Andrew Doyle, August, 2009 Texas Monthly
  2. Bishop Andy Doyle The Diocese of Texas

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Episcopal Church (USA) titles
Preceded by
Don A. Wimberly
9th Bishop of Texas
7 June 2009 – present