For those of the Catholic faith we have learned that The Diocese of Beaumont of which Liberty County Catholic Churches are a part will induct a new Bishop later this month. That Bishop will serve as leader for 55 different parishes, seven of those are here in Liberty County. Those include the Immaculate Conception in Liberty, St Joseph the Worker in Dayton, Our Mother of Mercy in Ames, The St. Anne’s Mission in Eastgate, Sacred Heart in Raywood, and St Mary’s Parish in Cleveland. Later this month, Friday August 21st, the membership of the Diocese of Beaumont will hold a sacred ceremony to install their new Bishop for the Diocese. The Bishop-elect is Monsignor David Toups, age 49, who has been named to this prestigious post by Pope Francis in Rome, early in June. Bishop David Toups–will be the 6th Bishop of the Beaumont Diocese. He will succeed Bishop Curtis Guillory. Bishop-elect Toups will be ordained by his eminence Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. Due to attendance limitations forced by the Covid Pandemic, only invited guests will be able to attend the ceremony in Beaumont. The even will be televised on the Beaumont Diocese YouTube Channel, The ordination is set to begin at 2:00 PM on Friday August 21st. There are many Catholics in Liberty County and we are told this installation of new Bishop Monsignor David Toups is an important event to members if the catholic faith.