Bishop Emeritus Gerber delivers a homily on Christmas Eve in 2013 at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Wichita.
Bishop Gerber speaks at a Mass on All Souls Day, Nov. 2, 2013, at Ascension Cemetery, where he will be buried on Tuesday.
Bishop Gerber poses with babies on his cathedra.
Bishop Gerber talks to one of his young sheep on her birthday.
Bishop Gerber participates in the ground-breaking of The Lord’s Diner, one of his many legacies. (Advance and courtesy photos)
Bishop Gerber loved to play golf with his priests and his flock.
Bishop Eugene J. Gerber visits Pope John Paul II in this undated photo with two priests who would become bishops. At left is Father James Conley, now bishop of the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska, and at right is Father Shawn McKnight, now bishop of the Diocese of Jefferson City, Missouri.
Bishop Gerber speaks to the confirmandi during a Confirmation service at Eck Stadium in Wichita in 1997, the Year of the Holy Spirit. (Advance photo)