Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington
55 Joy Drive, South Burlington, VT 05403     802-658-6110



Bishops of Burlington
Bishop De Goesbriand Bishop Michaud Bishop Rice Bishop Brady Bishop Ryan Bishop Joyce Bishop Marshall Bishop Angel Bishop Matano

Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano, Ninth Bishop of Burlington

Birthdate: September 15, 1946, Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Salvatore and Mary (Santaniello) Matano

Education: St. Ann Elementary School and LaSalle Academy, Providence, Rhode Island; Our Lady of Providence Seminary College, Warwick, Rhode Island; Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.

Ordination to the Priesthood: December 17, 1971, by James Cardinal Hickey in St. Peter's Basilica, Rome. Named prelate of honor in 1985 and in 1993 named prothonotary apostolic.
Engaged in ministry as assistant pastor at Our Lady of Grace Parish, Johnston, Rhode Island; pastor of St. Sebastian Parish, Providence; a faculty member of Our Lady of Providence Seminary High School, Providence; diocesan director of Priests' Personnel, assistant chancellor, vicar for administration, co-chancellor, vicar general and moderator of the curia for the Diocese of Providence; special lecturer in the undergraduate and graduate departments of theology at Providence College of the Dominican Fathers; secretary to the apostolic nuncio, Washington, D.C.

Ordination to the Episcopacy: Ordination to Episcopacy April 19, 2005, as Coadjutor Bishop of Burlington, by Archbishop Montalvo Higuera, with Archbishop Seán Patrick O'Malley, OFM Cap, and Bishop Kenneth A. Angell serving as co-consecrators; installed as ninth Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington November 9, 2005.

Named Ninth Bishop of Rochester, N.Y., on November 5, 2013; installed January 3, 2014.

Eight years as Bishop of Burlington.

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