Bishop Gerald Eugene Wilkerson is the Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of the San Fernando Pastoral Region, one of the five Pastoral Regions in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He was appointed Auxiliary Bishop in 1998. Ordained a Priest in 1965, he has been serving the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for over fifty years. He currently serves as President for the Executive Committee for the California Catholic Conference.
Having reached the retirement age for Bishops of 75 years of age, on July 21, 2015, Pope Francis accepted the retirement of Bishop
Wilkerson. Archbishop Gomez thanked Bishop Wilkerson for his service to the Archdiocese stating that he
“has fulfilled his ministry with zeal and dedication, and we are very
grateful for the many things he has done for the people of God in the
Archdiocese of Los Angeles.” View Press Conference
About Bishop Wilkerson:
Office and Residence:
San Fernando Pastoral Region
15101 San Fernando Mission Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA 91345-1109
PO Box 7608