Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS

Bishop Jacques Fabre-Jeune, CS

Bishop of Charleston

Bishop Fabre was born on Nov. 13, 1955, in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. He immigrated to New York City while in high school and completed his secondary education. He joined the order of the Missionaries of St. Charles and took his first vows in 1982. Four years later, on Oct. 10, 1986, he was ordained to the priesthood in Brooklyn, NY. Over the past 35 years, Bishop-elect Fabre served in various locations and in a variety of roles:

1986-1990 — Our Lady of Guadalupe in Immokalee, Fla.
1990-1991 — Parochial Vicar in Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Delrey Beach, Fla., and Aggiornamento Course ITEPAL Social Communication and Enculturation of the Gospel in Colombia
1991-1992 — Ministry to Haitian Refugees as Chaplain in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
1992-2004 — Administrator of Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre in San Pedro de Macorís D.R.
2004-2006 — Human Mobility in Rome
2007-2008 — Parochial Vicar at St. Joseph in Athens, Ga.
Since 2008, Bishop-elect Fabre has served as administrator of Mission San Felipe de Jesus in Forest Park, Ga. He speaks five languages including English, Spanish, Italian, French and Creole.

Bishop Fabre will succeed Most Rev. Robert E. Guglielmone, DD, who has served as the Bishop of Charleston since March 2009.
Bishop Fabre installed as the 14th Bishop of Charleston on May 13, 2022

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