The Rt. Rev. Sean Rowe was ordained and consecrated as the eighth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northwestern Pennsylvania in September of 2007. He has also previously served as Bishop Provisional in the Diocese of Bethlehem. In our diocese, Bishop Sean has instituted a new mission statement and strategy, which center on transformational leadership and ministry, and worked on fostering a unified identity within the diocese. Born in Sharon, Pennsylvania, Bishop Sean graduated from Grove City College in 1997 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. He immediately entered the Virginia Theological Seminary and graduated in 2000 with a Master in Divinity degree. Bishop Sean recently completed work on his Ph.D. in Organizational Learning and Leadership at Gannon University. You can reach Bishop Sean at seanrowe@dionwpa.org.