Date today: 20.09.2019  |  Name days: Marianna, Ginters, Guntra

Viktors Stulpins, bishop of Liepaja

Viktors Stulpins, bishop of Liepaja, was born on 26 September 1971 in Riga. He studied at Riga Secondary School No. 69. After 8th grade he continued his studies at Riga Building Technical College. In 1990 he entered the Seminary of Riga and on 11 June 1995 was ordained a priest. Between 1995 and 1996 he was a vicar in Gulbene and Aluksne. In 1996 he began to serve as parish priest in Aizkraukle and its surroundings.

Between 2010 and 2013 he was inspector at the Seminary of Riga, professor at the Riga Higher Institute of Religious Sciences, and priest at St. Francis parish in Riga.

On 7 September 2013 he was appointed bishop of the diocese of Liepaja.