Bishop William has been our bishop for three years now (or about that, I don't remember exactly). He is young and can keep up a busy schedule. The Van Nuys Eparchy contains New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, California, Hawiaii, and Alaska. Talk about geographic diversity! I've had the pleasure of meeting him several times when he visited our parish in Seattle and at the annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of our Lady of Perpetual Help in Olympia. He will probably welcome a smaller (geographically) epachy--though certainly larger in number of churches and people.