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Bishop of the Diocese of Springfield
Appointed Archbishop of St. Louis, June 10, 2020
To be Installed as Archbishop of St. Louis, August 25, 2020
BORN: On August 6, 1958 in Baltimore, Maryland.
RAISED: Fells Point, MD, attended Holy Rosary Parish.
PARENTS: Alfred and Jean Rozanski. Alfred is deceased and Jean is still living.
FAMILY: Two brothers: Kenneth and wife Lisa have 2 daughters and a son; Albert and wife Danielle have one son.
EDUCATION: Sacred Heart of Mary, Graceland Park, elementary school, Dundalk, MD. Our Lady of Mt. Carmel High School (Essex). Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C (seminary training at the Theological College).
PRIESTLY ORDINATION: by Archbishop William Donald Borders for the Archdiocese of Baltimore at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen on November 24, 1984.
EPISCOPAL NOMINATION: as Auxiliary Bishop for the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Titular Bishop of Walla Walla by Pope John Paul II on July 3, 2004.
EPISCOPAL ORDINATION: by William Cardinal Keeler, Bishop William Newman and Bishop W. Francis Maloony on August 24, 2004 at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
APPOINTED BISHOP OF SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: by Pope Francis on June 19, 2014.
INSTALLED AS BISHOP OF SPRINGFIELD: by Cardinal Sean O’Malley, OFM Cap. on August 12, 2014.
APPOINTED AS 10th ARCHBISHOP OF ST. LOUIS: by Pope Francis June 10, 2020.
Previous Positions in the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Regular: 1984: Associate Pastor at St. Michael Overlea, and then the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen,
1985: Associate Pastor at St. Anthony of Padua, Baltimore
1990: Associate Pastor at St. Isaac Jogues, Baltimore
1993: in March, Administrator of Holy Cross and St. Mary Star of the Sea parishes in Baltimore, and in
October, appointed Pastor.
2000: Temporary Administrator of Immaculate Conception, Towson; in June, Temporary Administrator
of St. John the Evangelist Church in Severna Park, and named Pastor on November 28.
2004: Vicar General and Episcopal Vicar for the Seton Vicariate of the Archdiocese of Baltimore
Special: Vicar for Hispanics, Seton Vicar, and served on the College of Consultors for the Archdiocese
while auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore.
Member of the National Committee for the Protection of Youth and Young People since January 2007.
Episcopal Moderator of the National Association of Holy Name Societies, Oct. 1, 2012 – Sept. 30, 2017.
Served on the National Advisory Council of the USCCB for a 3 year term through March 2015.
Chair of the Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs Committee of the USCCB since November 2013.
Serves on the Advisory Council of the National Association of Catholic Chaplains.
Liaison with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Co-chair for the Polish National Church – Roman Catholic Dialogue.
Audit Subcommittee of USCCB member.
Knight Commander of the Royal Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Consultant to the National Association for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities.