Posted at: 02/16/2014 9:55 PM
By: Jeffery Gordon, KOB.com
Archbishop of Santa Fe Michael Sheehan will retire this year under church law.
Canon law stipulates that a priest must retire at the age of 75.
Sheehan will turn 75 on July 9 and will also be celebrating his 50th anniversary in the priesthood this summer.
Sheehan will submit his letter of resignation to the Holy See.
A farewell celebration is in the planning stages.