Congratulations to Bishop Marty on the tenth anniversary of his ordination and consecration as the eighth Bishop of West Missouri.
Bishop Marty was ordained on Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the Muehlbach Hotel1 in downtown Kansas City, at a service attended by nearly one-thousand people. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori served as chief consecrator. Co-consecrating bishops included: Michael P. Milliken of Western Kansas; G. Wayne Smith of Missouri; Dean E. Wolfe of Kansas; and Barry R. Howe, retired bishop of West Missouri.
On Sunday, March 6, 2011, Bishop Marty was officially seated as eighth Bishop of The Diocese of West Missouri at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral in Kansas City.