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 Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal Background

Name Roger Michael Mahony
Born February 27, 1936, Hollywood, California
Parents Victor James Mahony (deceased)
Loretta Marie Baron (deceased)
Residence 1936 - 1962 North Hollywood, California
St. Charles Borromeo Parish
Brothers Neil Anthony Mahony (five years older; lives in Cathedral City, CA)
Louis James Mahony (twin brother; lives in Orange, CA)
No Sisters
 

Educational Background

1942 - 1950 St. Charles Grammar School, North Hollywood, CA
1950 - 1954 Los Angeles College Preparatory Seminary, Los Angeles, CA
1954 - 1956 Our Lady Queen of the Angels Seminary, San Fernando, CA
1956 A.A. degree conferred
1956 - 1958 St. John's Seminary College, Camarillo, CA
1958 B.A. degree conferred
1958 - 1962 St. John's Theologate, Camarillo, CA
1962 S.T.B. degree conferred
1962 - 1964 National Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.
1964 M.S.W. degree conferred
 

Ordination

May 1, 1962 Ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in St. John's Cathedral, Fresno, by the Most Reverend Aloysius J. Willinger, C.Ss.R., Bishop of Monterey-Fresno
January 7, 1975 Appointed Titular Bishop of Tamascani and Auxiliary to the Bishop of Fresno by Pope Paul VI
March 19, 1975 Ordained Bishop by the Most Reverend Hugh A. Donohoe, Bishop of Fresno
February 26, 1980 Appointed Bishop of Stockton
April 17, 1980 Installed as the Third Bishop of Stockton
July 16, 1985 Appointed Fourth Archbishop of Los Angeles
September 5, 1985 Installed as the Fourth Archbishop of Los Angeles
June 28, 1991 Created Cardinal Priest, Assigned the Titular Church of I Santi Quattro Coronati
 

Priestly Assignments

May 10 - Sept. 10, 1962 Assistant Pastor, St. John's Cathedral, Fresno
June 10, 1964 In residence, St Genevieve's Parish, Fresno
September 10, 1964 Administrator, St. Genevieve's Parish, Fresno
September, 1967 Pastor, St. Genevieve's Parish, Fresno
December, 1968 In residence, St. John's Cathedral, Fresno
May 1, 1973-1980 Rector, St. John's Cathedral, Fresno
 

Honors

February, 1967 Named Chaplain to His Holiness by Pope Paul VI, with the title of "Reverend Monsignor"
May, 1986 Honorary Doctorate, Loyola-Marymount University, Los Angeles, California
May, 1988 Honorary Doctorate, University of Portland, Oregon
May, 1989 Honorary Doctorate, University of Notre Dame, Indiana
October, 1991 Honorary Doctorate, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, Ireland
May, 2002 Honorary Doctorate, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
 

Special Work Assignments

June 10, 1964 - August 30, 1970 Diocesan Director of Catholic Charities and Social Service, Diocese of Fresno
Executive Director, Catholic Welfare Bureau, Fresno
Executive Director, Infant of Prague Adoption Service, Fresno
Chaplain, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Fresno
1966 - 1967 Assistant Professor of Social Work, Fresno State University
1965 - 1967 Instructor, Fresno State University Extension Division, Department of Social Welfare
1965 - 1969 Chairman, California Association of Catholic Charities Directors
1967 - 1970 Member, Board of Directors, West Coast Regional Office of the Bishops' Committee for the Spanish Speaking
1968 - 1972 Member, Mexican-American Council for Better Housing
1968 - 1970 Member, Personnel Board, Fresno Senate of Priests
1969 - 1973 Member, Board of Trustees, St. Agnes Hospital, Fresno
1970 - 1977 Chancellor, Diocese of Fresno
1974 - 1975 Member, Board of Trustees, St. Patrick's Seminary, Archdiocese of San Francisco
1975 - 1980 Vicar General, Diocese of Fresno
1975 - 1976 Chairman, California Agricultural Labor Relations Board, State of California
 

National Conference of Catholic Bishops and United States Catholic Conference (Now USCCB)

  Current Commitee Membership
1996 -- Consultant, NCCB Committee on the Liturgy
1996 -- Consultant, NCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities
1992 -- Member, NCCB Ad Hoc Committee on the Mission and Structure of the NCCB
2001 -- Consultant, USCCB Domestic Policy Committee
  Past Commitee Membership
1998 - 2001
Chairman, USCC Domestic Policy Committee
1976 - 1979
1982 - 1985
1987 - 1990
1992 - 1995
1998 - 2001
Member, NCCB Administrative Committee and USCC Administrative Board
1992 - 1995 Member, NCCB Executive Committee and USCC Executive Committee
1976 – 1979 Chairman, NCCB Committee on Arbitration
1976 - 1992
1992 - 1995
Member, NCCB Committee on Migration and Refugees
1992 - 1995 Consultant, NCCB Migration Committee, Episcopal Liaison - Refugee Affairs
1977 - 1980 Chairman, Region XI, NCCB (States of California, Nevada, Utah, Hawaii and Territory of Guam)
1978 - 1984 Member, NCCB Committee on Evangelization
1978 - 1987 Consultant, NCCB Committee on Hispanic Affairs
1979 - 1982 Member, NCCB Committee on Conciliation and Arbitration
1981 - 1992 Chairman, NCCB Committee on Farm Labor
1982 - 1986 Member, American Board of Catholic Missions
1982 - 1983 Member, NCCB Committee on Conference Priorities
1982 - 1983 Member, NCCB Committee on the Implementation of the Collegeville Experience
1982 - 1987 Member, USCC Oversight Committee on Migration and Refugees
1983 - 1985 Chairman, NCCB Committee on Conciliation and Arbitration
1983 - 1984 Member, NCCB Seminary Evaluation Team
1985 - 1993 Member, USCC Committee on Social Development and World Peace
1986 - 1988 Member, NCCB Committee on the Moral Evaluation of Deterrence
1987 - 1990 Chairman, USCC Committee on Social Development and World Peace; International Section
1987 - 1988 Member, USCC Task Force on Food and Agriculture
1988 - 1989 Chairman, NCCB Ad Hoc Committee on HIV/AIDS Statement
1988 - 1989 Chairman, NCCB Ad Hoc Committee on Middle East Statement
1988 - 1995 Member, NCCB Ad Hoc Committee on Stewardship
1990 - 1993 Member, USCC Committee on International Policy
1990 - 1992 Consultant, NCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities
1992 - 1995 Chairman, NCCB Committee on Pro-Life Activities
1991 - 1992 Member, USCC Committee on Communications
1992 - 1995 Consultant, USCC Committee on Communications
1992 - 1995 Member, NCCB AD Hoc Committee on the Economic Concerns of the Holy See
1993 - 1996 Member, NCCB Committee on the Liturgy
1993 - 1996 Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Abuse
1996 - 1999 Consultant, Ad Hoc Committee on Sexual Abuse
 

Membership & Participation, Holy See, Rome

1984 - 1989
1990 - 1998
Member, Pontifical Council on Justice and Peace
1986 - 1991 Member, Pontifical Council for Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People
1989 -- Member, Pontifical Council for Social Communications
Oct. 1-30, 1987 Papal Appointee, Synod of Bishops on the Role of the Laity in the Church and the World
July 1991 -- Member, Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organizational and Economic Problems of the Holy See
Nov. - Dec. 1997 President-Delegate, Special Assembly for America of the Synod of Bishops
Mar. 2000 -- Member, Prefecture of the Economic Affairs of the Holy See
 

Other Appointments

1984 - 1988
1998 --
Member, Board of Trustees, Catholic University of America
1985 - 1988 Member, Los Angeles 2000 Committee
1986 - Chairman, Conrad N. Hilton Fund for Sisters
1987 - 1993 Member, Federal Commission on Agricultural Workers
1988 - 1992 Episcopal Advisor, Serra International
1988 – Member, Blue Ribbon Committee for Affordable Housing, City of Los Angeles
1989 - 1990 Member, Commission to Draft an Ethics Code for Los Angeles City Government
1988 - Trustee, The Papal Foundation
1992 - 1995 Member, Board of Directors, Rebuild LA
1996 - Member, Catholic Common Ground Initiative
1997 - Member, National Advisory Board, Bernardin Center for Theology and Ministry
1997 - 2004 Episcopal Moderator, Association of Catholic Diocesan Archivists
 

Other Memberships

  Canon Law Society of America
 
 
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