Most Rev. John P. Dolan is the bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix. Ordained to the priesthood in 1989, Dolan previously served as auxiliary bishop of San Diego from 2017 to 2022.
He is the chaplain of the Lost Boys of Sudan, a member of the Catholic Institute for Mental Health Ministry, and a board member of Father Joe’s Villages, a ministry to the homeless. Dolan earned his bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of San Diego and master’s degrees in divinity and theology from St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park, California. He is the author of Rose of Lima: A Nine-Day Study of Her Life, and Who is Like God? A Nine-Day Journey with St. Michael.