Photos of Ordination of Bishop David Toups
St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica, Beaumont, Texas
21 August 2020

Bishop David Toups lies prostrate during the Ordination

Bishop Gregory Parkes laying hands during Ordination
(Bishop of the Diocese of St. Petersburg - former diocese of newly ordained Bishop David)

Bishop David receiving the Book of the Gospels

Bishop David receiving the miter

Bishop David with miter and crosier. Bishops ring made from his parent's wedding bands.


Bishop David giving a short address

(Left to right) Bishop-Emeritus Curtis J. Guillory, SVD (Principal Co-Consecrator)
Newly Ordained Bishop David Toups
His Eminence Daniel Cardinal DiNardo - Archbishop of Galveston-Houston (Principal Consecrator)
Bishop Edward J. Burns - Bishop of Dallas (Principal Co-Consecrator)

It was a privilege and a blessing to be present at Bishop David's Ordination

On my way to the ordination - traveling in style through the tremendous kindness of Trey

Jackie Grchan (Secretary to Sr. Briege) with Bishop-Elect David Toups (prior to Ordination)