Bishop Gabriel (David) Fucci, OSB, PhD

Bishop Gabriel's Coat of Arms

 

The motto is “Deus Meus et Omnia" (My God and All) The shield is surrounded by the galero and tassels of a bishop.
 
The shield itself contains a tau cross symbolizing his loyalty to following Christ. The fleur-de-lis symbolize his devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary.
 
The three blue bees symbolize the Holy Trinity and  the origin of his family name.

Bishop Gabriel was born in California.

 

Bishop Fucci has served in parochial ministry and chaplaincy for over twenty years prior to his Consecration to the Episcopacy.

 

He continues in pastoral ministry at St. Ignatius Church in addition to serving as a chaplain with the California State Military Reserve-National Guard, Civil Air Patrol-United States Air Force Auxiliary, Community-based VA Chaplain, San Diego City Fire Rescue, American Red Cross, and San Diego County Chaplain Corps.

 

Academic Achievements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, Regents College

  • Master of Divinity, Geneva Theological College, England

       *Geneva Theological College is now known as Greenwich School of Theology​​

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Theology, Charisma University

 

Ordinations to the Sacrament of Holy Orders:

  • Diaconate: November 24, 1991

  • Priesthood: August 8, 1992

  • Episcopacy: April 21, 2013

 

Ecclesiastical Honors and Appointments

  • May 30, 2010 named Rt. Reverend Monsignor

  • June 1, 2010 Appointed Vicar General for the Military Vicariate

  • April 21, 2013 Appointed Vicar Apostolic, Military Vicariate

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