He will be a gigantic blessing for the faithful there. His humility, faithfulness and boldness will most certainly have an impact.
I had the chance to get to know him during my time in the priestly formation program for the Diocese of San Diego. Smart. Well-spoken. Charismatic.
There is a lot of sadness here as Bishop Sal departs. But his impact on this local church - his home town church - will be long lasting.