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Most Reverend Joseph R. Cistone, D.D.
Bishop-elect, Diocese of Saginaw

BORN: May 18, 1949, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Elementary School: Our Lady of Consolation, Philadelphia (Grad. 1963)
High School: Father Judge (Grad. 1967)
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Overbrook (Entered 1967)
B.A. Philosophy, 1971
Master of Divinity, 1975

ORDAINED: May 17, 1975 (Cardinal Krol)

Vicar General and Vicar for Administration
Archdiocese of Philadelphia
February 9, 1998

NAMED: Honorary Prelate to His Holiness Pope John Paul II, March 14, 1998

Episcopal Ordination
Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia
Titular See: Casae Medianae
July 28, 2004

Assistant Pastor, Epiphany of Our Lord, Philadelphia
Assistant Pastor, Saint Jerome, Philadelphia
Assistant Pastor, Saint Jude, Chalfont
Assistant Pastor, Saint Francis of Assisi, Norristown
Assistant Pastor, Saint Bernard, Philadelphia
Dean of Formation, Theology Division
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, 1991-1993
Associate to the Vicar for Administration, 1993-1994
Assistant Vicar for Administration, 1994-1998
Vicar for Administration, Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Vicar General, 1998-Present

Chaplain, Saint Maria Goretti High School, 1977-1979
Advocate, Metropolitan Tribunal, 1980-1983
Admissions Board, Permanent Diaconate Program, 1981-1993
Newman Chaplain, Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture, 1982-1987
Defender of the Bond, Metropolitan Tribunal, 1983-1989
Archdiocesan Admissions Board, 1992-1993

Archbishop’s Personal Representative,
Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, 1994-Present
Board of Trustees, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
Council of Priests
College of Consultors
Priests Personnel Board
Archdiocesan Finance Council
Archdiocesan Educational Fund
USCCB: Committee Membership
-- Committee for Protection of Children and Young People
-- Cultural Diversity in the Church: Subcommittee for African-American Affairs
-- Committee on Budget and Finance

PERSONAL: Parents: Daniel A. Sr., & Josephine R. (Altomare)

Siblings: Daniel and Anthony

HOME PARISH: Our Lady of Consolation, Philadelphia

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