Jerome J. Hastrich

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Jerome Joseph Hastrich
Bishop of Gallup
Installed August 25, 1969
Term ended March 31, 1990
Predecessor Bernard T. Espelage
Successor Donald Edmond Pelotte
Other posts Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Madison (1963–1969)
Ordination February 9, 1941
Consecration September 3, 1963
Personal details
Birth name Jerome Joseph Hastrich
Born (1914-11-13)November 13, 1914
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died May 12, 1995(1995-05-12) (aged 80)
Gallup, New Mexico
Denomination Catholic Church

Jerome Joseph Hastrich (November 13, 1914 – May 12, 1995) served as the second bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gallup, in Gallup, New Mexico.[1]


Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Hastrich was ordained to the priesthood on February 9, 1941, for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. On December 22, 1945, he was incardinated into the newly created Diocese of Madison.

On July 25, 1963, Pope Paul VI appointed him auxiliary bishop of the Madison Diocese, and he was consecrated bishop on September 3, 1963.

On August 25, 1969, Pope Paul VI appointed Hastrich Bishop of the Gallup Diocese. He retired on March 31, 1990.[2]


  1. ^ "A Brief History of the Diocese". Cathedral Parish of the Catholic Diocese of Madison. Retrieved May 18, 2009. 
  2. ^ Cheney, David M. "Bishop Jerome Joseph Hastrich †". Retrieved May 18, 2009. 
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Bernard T. Espelage
Bishop of Gallup
Succeeded by
Donald Edmond Pelotte
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Madison
Succeeded by