60th First Profession
Bishop J. Terry Steib
Birthplace: Vacherie, La.
First profession: 1959
Final profession: 1965
Education: Master’s in guidance and counseling, Xavier University, New Orleans, 1971
Service in the archdiocese: Auxiliary bishop, Archdiocese of St. Louis, 1984-93
Service outside the archdiocese: Teacher, St. Stanislaus High School, Bay St. Louis, Miss., 1967-76
Assistant dean of students, St. Augustine Seminary, Bay St. Louis, Miss., 1967-69
Provincial superior, Society of the Divine Word Southern Province, 1976-83 (three terms)
Vice president, Conference of Major Superiors of Men, 1976-83
Bishop of Memphis, Memphis, 1993-2016
Bishop emeritus of Memphis, Memphis, 2016-present
About Bishop J. Terry Steib: Bishop Steib graduated from and later served as assistant dean of students at St. Augustine Seminary in Bay St. Louis, Miss. St. Augustine, opened by the Society of the Divine Word in 1923, was the first Catholic seminary for African-American men.