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From businessman to working now for God

New Bishop Bahhuth: From businessman to working now for God

A glimpse of heaven.

That’s how Bishop Albert Bahhuth described the experience of being elevated, along with three other Los Angeles priests, to new auxiliary bishop at his Ordination Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Sept. 26.

The appointment capped a remarkable journey that has taken Bishop Bahhuth — the youngest of seven children — from his native Lebanon to the U.S., first as a chemical engineer student, then later area manager for the Stop-N-Go convenience store chain, and finally as co-owner of two Subway sandwich franchises before, after a spiritual awakening, he entered St. John’s Seminary in 1991.

Ordained in 1996, Bahhuth’s first assignment was at St. Gregory the Great Church in Whittier. He then served at Holy Family Church in Glendale for two years.

Read full article on Angelus News.