Bishop Daniel Miehm


CARFLEO’s new accompanying bishop is Bishop Daniel Miehm. Here’s  his biography from the Diocese of Hamilton’s website.

On February 20, 2013, His Excellency, Archbishop Pedro López Quintana, Apostolic Nuncio to Canada, announced the appointment of Reverend Fr. Daniel J. Miehm, as Auxiliary Bishop of the Diocese of Hamilton by His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI.

Auxiliary Bishop Daniel Miehm was born in 1960 in Kitchener, Ontario. After studies at St. Jerome’s College, University of Waterloo and St. Augustine’s Seminary in Toronto, he was ordained to the Priesthood on May 6, 1989, at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Hamilton. He was ordained Bishop at the Cathedral on May 7, 2013.

Bishop Miehm holds a Master’s degree in Divinity from St. Augustine’s Seminary and a Licentiate in Canon Law from the University of St. Tomasso (Angelicum) in Rome.

Bishop Miehm has served as a Priest in the Diocese of Hamilton since his ordination in 1989. During his ministry, he served as Associate Pastor at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Stoney Creek and the Cathedral of Christ the King in Hamilton and as Pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Hamilton and St. Ann Parish in Ancaster. During this time, Bishop Miehm has also served as a member and representative on various Councils in the Diocese. From 1996 to 2012, he served as Judge and Defender of the Bond on the Toronto Regional Marriage Tribunal.

In June 2012, he was appointed Founding Pastor of St. Benedict Parish in Milton where he was serving at the time of his appointment as Auxiliary Bishop of Hamilton. Bishop Miehm is also Chaplain for the St. Thomas More Lawyers’ Guild.

You can follow Bishop Daniel Miehm on Twitter @BishopMiehm.

Many thanks to Bishop William McGrattan for his valued service as CARFLEO’s previous accompanying bishop.

Leave a Reply