EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Officials with the Diocese of El Paso announced Thursday afternoon that The Reverend Monsignor David Fierro, 71, retired priest died this morning from complications from COVID-19.
A native of Alpine, Msgr. Fierro, began his formation at St. Charles Seminary in El Paso, and completed major seminary at the Josephinum Seminary in Columbus, Ohio.
He was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Sidney Metzger, STD, JCD (1942-1978) on June 19, 1976.
Details on Msgr. Fierro’s funeral arrangements will be forthcoming.