Curriculum Vitae: Bishop Daniel E. Garcia

Bishop Daniel E. Garcia



Parents: Daniel Castilleja Garcia, Jr. and the late Sarah Muñoz Garcia

Siblings: Has three younger sisters: Sylvia Ann, Rebecca Susan, and Lydia Anita

Birth: Cameron, Texas, Aug. 30, 1960

Sacraments: All received at Santísimo Sacramento Catholic Church in Cameron

Ordination to Diaconate for Diocese of Austin: Jan. 30, 1988

Ordination to Priesthood for Diocese of Austin: May 28, 1988

Ordination as Auxiliarry Bishop for the Diocese of Austin: March 3, 2015

Bilingual in English and Spanish





• Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, Diocese of Austin, March 3, 2014

• Pastor, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Austin, July 1, 1995

• Parochial Vicar, St. Mary Magdalene Catholic Church, Humble (Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston), June 15, 1992

• Parochial Vicar, St. Louis Catholic Church, Austin, July 1, 1991

• Parochial Vicar, Cristo Rey Catholic Church, Austin, June 1, 1990

• Parochial Vicar, St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Austin, June 15, 1988



• Member, Priests’ Personnel Board, Diocese of Austin, Feb. 1, 2011

• Member, College of Consultors, Diocese of Austin, Jan. 1, 2007; Aug. 12, 2011

• Member, Presbyteral Council, Diocese of Austin, Dec. 12, 2003; May 2, 2006; Jan. 1, 2011

• Member, Interim Presbyteral Council, Diocese of Austin, Aug. 4, 2010

• Dean, Austin North Deanery, Diocese of Austin, Feb. 6, 2007; March 16, 2010

• Chair, Presbyteral Council, Diocese of Austin

• Chair, Pastoral Practices Committee, Presbyteral Council, Diocese of Austin, May 10, 2001

• Member, Diaconal Advisory Committee, Diocese of Austin

• Member, Diocesan Liturgical Commission

• Member, Vocation Team, until summer 2010

• Master of Ceremonies for the bishop

• Associate Vocation Director



Master of Arts in Liturgical Studies, 2007

              St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minn.

Master of Divinity, 1988

              University of St. Thomas, Houston, St. Mary’s Seminary

Bachelor of Arts, Philosophy, 1984

              University of St. Thomas, Houston, St. Mary’s Seminary

Associate of Arts, 1982

              Tyler Junior College, Tyler

High School Diploma, 1978

              C.H. Yoe High School, Cameron