UPDATE TUESDAY: — The hip replacement surgery on Bishop Ronald Gainer was successful.
Bishop Gainer expects to be discharged from the hospital within a few days. He hopes to resume a part-time schedule in about a month, following physical rehabilitation.
HARRISBURG — The Diocese of Harrisburg says Bishop Ronald Gainer will undergo hip replacement surgery on Tuesday.
Bishop Gainer, 66, is a native of Schuylkill County. He hopes to be back to work in a month.
The Diocese of Harrisburg covers 15 counties including Snyder, Union, Northumberland, Columbia and Montour.