Tuesday, September 16, 2014


September 14 2014, on the Feast of the Exultation of the Holy Cross at Christ the King Chapel, National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, in Belleville, IL;  Fr. Bobby Charles Hall, DD was consecrated to the Episcopal office of  Regionary Auxiliary Bishop of The North American Old Roman Catholic Church - Archdiocese of California by Archbishop Joseph A. Vellone, DD, assisted by  Archbishop-Coadjutor Chris M. Hernandez, DD.

Monday, September 8, 2014


                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Salinas, CA. – Archbishop Joseph A. Vellone, DD announced the appointed of the Rev. Bobby, C. Hall, DD as Regionary Auxiliary Bishop of the North American Old Roman Catholic Church, Archdiocese of California.

Bishop-elect Hall currently serves as a priest in the Archdiocese of California and as the pastor of St. Georges Old Roman Catholic Church, in Centerton Arkansas. 

Bishop-elect Hall attended public schools in Kerens and Corsicana, Texas.  He graduated High school in 1951 from Schreiner Institute located at Kerrville, Texas. Immediately following graduation was to serve as an Artillery Noncommissioned officer during the Korean Conflict. Upon discharge in 1955 entered college.

Bishop-elect Hall studied at Sam Houston University in Huntsville, Texas where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in 1960. On Graduation was commissioned as a 2nd Lt. Army and served during the Vet Nam conflict in the 82nd Airborne. In 1965 he entered Texas Chiropractic College receiving the Doctor of Chiropractic Degree in 1970. During several years of practice in San Angelo, Texas he served as incorporator and Chief of Staff of Angelo Chiropractic Associates, a multi-discipline healing arts clinic consisting of Chiropractors, a Medical Doctor, a Parodist and Physical therapists. During this time he was also to serve on several state boards for the Chiropractic profession and by gubernatorial appointment on a Federal medical advisory commission. Ceased practice in 1983 due to an accident on his cattle ranch.

 Later Bishop-elect Hall began studies in Sacred Theology at Saint Aelred’s School of Theology receiving a Masters of Theology in 2001.  He was ordained as a Deacon in July 2005. In 2007 was ordained a priest by the Most Rev. Louis W Falk in Des Moines, IA.

Bishop-elect Hall went on to earn a Master of Ministry degree in 2013 from the Holy Resurrection Orthodox Seminary, Wesley, Oxford, and was later awarded a Doctor of Divinity   ( Honoris Causa ) from the same institution in 2015. He is currently studying as a candidate for the Doctor of Theology Degree. 

Bishop-elect Hall’s parents were Barney and Lovie Hall of Corsicana, Texas, both deceased. 

 Bishop-elect Hall currently resides in Bella Vista, AR and is married to Patricia Ellen Williamson formally of Greenville, OH. They have six children, two of whom are deceased, proudly having 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.