Daniel Gutiérrez serves as the XVI Bishop of Pennsylvania. A native of New Mexico, Bishop Gutiérrez comes from a family that settled there in the 1500s. Previously, he served as canon to the ordinary and chief of staff in the Diocese of the Rio Grande. Prior to ordination, he worked for two decades in public service. Bishop Gutiérrez is a graduate of the University of New Mexico, where he earned a B.A. in history and political science and an M.A. in public administration. He earned a certificate in Anglican studies through Trinity School for Ministry, and an M.T.S. from St. Norbert College. His theological interests center on the Eucharist, monasticism, and the spiritual reality of Jesus Christ.
Bishop Gutiérrez is married to Suzanne Fletcher Gutiérrez, and they have one son, Jude. They share their household with dogs, turtles, pheasants, owls, and other animals that wander through their lives.