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Curriculum Vitae

Bishop Michael F. Burbidge

Personal
Born: June 16, 1957 in Philadelphia, PA
Parents: Francis and Shirley Burbidge (Lilley)
Brother: Francis Burbidge, Jr.
Education
1963-1967 Most Blessed Sacrament School, Philadelphia
1967-1971 Saint Anastasia School, Newtown Square
1971-1975 Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield
1976-1984 Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood
Degrees / Honors
1980 B.A. Philosophy, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
1984 M.A. Theology, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
1994 M.A. Education Administration, Villanova University
1999 Ed.D. Immaculata College
2008 Honorary Doctorate, Belmont Abbey College
Priesthood/Episcopacy/Assignments
1984 Ordained to Priesthood in Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul
1984-86 Parochial Vicar, Saint Bernard Church, Philadelphia
1986-90 Faculty, Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield
1990-91 Faculty, Archbishop Wood High School, Warminster
1991-92 Dean of Students/Faculty, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
1992-99 Administrative Secretary to His Eminence Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua
1998 Named Honorary Prelate to His Holiness Pope John Paul II
1999-2004 Rector, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
6/21/02 Named Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia and Titular Bishop of Cluain Iraird
9/5/02 Ordained to the Episcopacy
2004-2006

Assigned to Archdiocesan Office Center to assist the Archbishop with administrative/archdiocesan offices, including the Office of the Vicar for Clergy, Office for Communications, and The Catholic Standard & Times

Assigned as Regional Bishop to assist the Archbishop with pastoral responsibilities

Member, Archdiocesan Council of Priests/College of Consultors

Member, Archdiocesan Priest Personnel Board

06/08/06

Appointed Bishop of Raleigh by Pope Benedict XVI

08/04/06

Installed as Fifth Bishop of Raleigh

09/25/16 Appointed Bishop of Arlington by Pope Francis
Committees/Boards
11/2002-11/2007 Chair, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’Sapientia Christiana Subcommittee 
11/2002-11/2005 Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Priestly Formation 
11/2004-01/2009  Episcopal Moderator, National Association of the Holy Name Society 
1/2005-2014 Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Conformity Review Team for the Catechism of the Catholic Church
3/2005-11/2008 Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis (prior to January 1, 2008 separately known as Committee on Catechesis) 
11/2006-12/2011 Member, The Papal Foundation Board of Trustees
11/2007-12/2015 Member, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Board of Trustees
11/2007-Present Member, Episcopal Advisory Board of Catholic Athletes for Christ
12/2007-10/2013 Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations
12/2007-11/2010 Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Migration
12/2007-12/2011 Secretary, The Papal Foundation Board of Trustees
02/2008-Present Member, National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors Episcopal Advisory Board
06/2009- Present Member, The Catholic University of America Board of Trustees
09/2009-Present Member, The Catholic University of America University Seminary Committee
11/2009-11/2012 Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Priorities and Plans
11/2009-11/2012 Member and Regional Representative, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee
05/2010-07/2015 Catholic Co-Chair, Pentecostal / Catholic International Dialogue (Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity)
11/2010-Present Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Audit Subcommittee
11/2013-Present Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Administrative Committee
11/2013-Present Chairman, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations
11/2015-Present Member United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Communications Committee