Chaplain’s 50-year journey to become bishop of Fairbanks diocese

Chaplain (Maj.) Chad Zielinski, the 354th Fighter Wing deputy wing chaplain, prostrates himself in front of praying bishops and a crowd during a ceremony ordaining him the bishop of the Fairbanks Catholic diocese Dec. 15, 2014 at the Carlson Center, Fairbanks, Alaska. The ordained lies prostrate symbolizing his unworthiness for the office to be assumed and his dependence upon God and the prayers of the community. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Shawn Nickel/Released)

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