BIOGRAPHY


Born:
February 7, 1946
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Family:
Father: Marvin A. LeVoir (deceased)
Mother: Mary A. (Borys) LeVoir (deceased)
Siblings: Fredrick J. LeVoir
Mary Ellen (LeVoir) Steinkraus
Paul W. LeVoir

Education/Degrees:
1968 B.S. in Chemistry, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota
1971 B.S.B. in Accounting, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
1973 Certified Public Accountant
1974 B.A. in History, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
1981 M.A. in Theology, The St. Paul Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota

Employment:
1971-1976 Public Accountant, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Instructor of Accounting, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ministry:
May 30, 1981 Ordination to the Presbyterate at the Cathedral of St. Paul, St. Paul, Minnesota, by Archbishop John R. Roach for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
June 16, 1981-July 1, 1992 Associate Pastor of the Church of St. Charles Borromeo, St. Anthony, Minnesota
July 1, 1992-July 5, 2004 Pastor of the Church of the Holy Trinity, South St. Paul, Minnesota
April 24, 2000-July 5, 2004 Pastor of the Church of St. Augustine, South St. Paul, Minnesota
July 5, 2004-Sept. 14, 2008 Pastor of the Church of St. Michael and the Church of St. Mary, Stillwater, Minnesota
July 14, 2008 Appointed Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota
September 15, 2008 Ordination to the Episcopate and Installation as the Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota

Honors:
April 29, 1995 Exemplified as a Sir Knight in the 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus
September 23, 2007 Invested as a Knight of the Holy Sepulcher
January 20, 2011 Awarded the Pilgrim Shell by the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem
November 1, 2012 Received the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from The
St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity of the University of
St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota

Boards/Committees:
2008-Present The St. Paul Seminary Board of Trustees
2009-Present The Cause for Beatification of Archbishop Sheen Episcopal Board of Advisors
2010-2015 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on the Protection of Children and Young People
2010-Present Institute for Religious Life Board of Directors
2010-Present Courage Board of Episcopal Members
2010-Present Confraternity of Our Lady of Mercy Bishops’ Advisory Board
2011-Present St. John Vianney College Seminary Board of Trustees
2011-2016 United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Subcommittee for the Promotion and Defense of Marriage
2012-Present PROLIFE Across AMERICA Advisory Board Member
2012-Present Catholic United Financial Spiritual Director
2012-Present Friends of San Lucas Board of Directors
2014-Present United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Budget and Finance
2014-Present United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Audit Subcommittee, Chairman
2016-Present Bishops’ Committee for TEC

Publications:
Covenant of Love: Pope John Paul II on Sexuality, Marriage, and Family in the Modern World
Faith for Today: Pope John Paul II’s Catechetical Teachings
Image of God Religion Series