Bishop Michael F. Burbidge - Curriculum Vitae

Personal

  • Born - June 16, 1957 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Parents - Francis and Shirley Burbidge (Lilley)
  • Brother - Francis Burbidge, Jr.

Education

  • 1963 - 1967: Most Blessed Sacrament School, Philadelphia
  • 1967 - 1971: Saint Anastasia School, Newton Square
  • 1971 - 1975: Cardinal O'Hara High School, Springfield
  • 1976 - 1984: Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, Wynnewood

Degrees & Honors

  • 1980 - B.A. in Philosophy, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
  • 1984 - M.A. in Theology, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
  • 1994 - M.A. in Education Administration, Villanova University
  • 1999 - Ed.D. at Immaculata University
  • 2008 - Honorary Doctorate, Belmont Abbey College

Priesthood / Episcopacy / Assignments

  • 1984 - Ordained to Priesthood in Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul
  • 1984 - 1986: Parochial Vicar, Saint Bernard Church, Philadelphia
  • 1986 - 1990: Faculty, Cardinal O’Hara High School, Springfield
  • 1990 - 1991: Faculty, Archbishop Wood High School, Warminster
  • 1991 - 1992: Dean of Students/Faculty, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary
  • 1992 - 1999: 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
  • June 21, 2002 - Named Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia and Titular Bishop of Cluain Iraird
  • September 5, 2002 - Ordained to 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
    • June 8, 2006 - Appointed Bishop of Raleigh by Pope Benedict XVI
    • August 4, 2006 - Installed as Fifth Bishop of Raleigh
    • September 25, 2016 - Appointed Bishop of Arlington by Pope Francis
    • December 6, 2016 - Installed as Fourth Bishop of Arlington

Committees and Boards:

  • 11/02 - 11/07: Chair, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Sapientia Christiana Subcommittee
  • 11/02 - 11/05: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Priestly Formation
  • 11/04 - 01/09: Episcopal Moderator, National Association of the Holy Name Society
  • 01/05 - 2014: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Conformity Review Team for the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • 03/05 - 11/08: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis (prior to January 1, 2008 separately known as Committee on Catechesis)
  • 11/06 - 12/11: Member, The Papal Foundation Board of Trustees
  • 11/07 - 12/15: Member, Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary Board of Trustees
  • 11/07 - Present: Member, Episcopal Advisory Board of Catholic Athletes for Christ
  • 12/07 - 10/13: Member, United States Catholic Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocation
  • 12/07 - 11/10: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration
  • 12/07 - 12/11: Secretary, The Papal Foundation Board of Trustees
  • 02/08 - Present: Member, National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors Episcopal Advisory Board
  • 06/09 - Present: Member, The Catholic University of America Board of Trustees
  • 09/09 - Present: Member, The Catholic University of America University Seminary Committee
  • 11/09 - 11/12: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Priorities and Plans
  • 11/09 - 11/12: Member and Regional Representative, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee
  • 05/10 - 07/15: Catholic Co-Chair, Pentecostal/Catholic International Dialogue (Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity)
  • 11/13 - Present: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Administrative Committee
  • 11/13 - Present: Chairman, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations
  • 11/15 - Present: Member, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Communications Committee