Bp. Sam Jacobs

About Bp. Sam Jacobs

Chairman of Board

Bishop Jacobs was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lafayette 1964, where he served as pastor, chaplain and associate pastor of several parishes. He has served as chairman of the National Service Committee for the Charismatic Renewal and diocesan director of Vocations and Seminarians for the Diocese of Lake Charles. He formerly served as a Board member for Cross Catholic Outreach and is now an Advisor. Bishop Jacobs was appointed Bishop of Alexandria in 1989 and Bishop of Houma-Thibodaux on Oct. 10, 2003. Bishop Jacobs retired as Bishop in 2013.