Congratulations Bishop Burbidge on your new assignment. Thank you for your 10 years of ministry!
With Love and Prayers,
Saint Ann Catholic Church, Clayton, NC
Bishop Michael F. Burbidge will be the fourth Bishop of Arlington
ARLINGTON, Va. – Pope Francis today appointed Bishop Michael F. Burbidge, 59, to serve as the fourth Bishop of Arlington. Until today, he was serving as Bishop of the Diocese of Raleigh. He succeeds Bishop Paul S. Loverde, 76, who has led the Diocese since 1999.
A press conference will be held today with Bishop Burbidge and Bishop Loverde -and live-streamed at www.arlingtondiocese.org.
When: Tuesday, October 4, 2016, 10 a.m.
Where: Burke Hall (Lower level of the Cathedral of Saint Thomas More)
3901 N Cathedral Lane, Arlington, VA 22203
Bishop Burbidge will assume leadership of the Diocese during a Mass of Installation on December 6, 2016. Until that time, Bishop Loverde will serve as Apostolic Administrator.
Bishop Burbidge will serve as Administrator of the Diocese of Raleigh till Dec 6