- John Favalora
name = Archbishop John Favalora
See = Miami
Title = Archbishop of Miami
November 3, 1994— present
July 29, 1986
Predecessor = Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy
Successor = incumbent
] ordination =
December 20, 1961
bishops = Bishop of Alexandria,
Bishop of St. Petersburg
date of birth =
December 5, 1935
place of birth =
New Orleans, Louisiana|
John Clement Favalora (1935 - ) is the current Archbishop of the
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Miamiin Miami, Florida. He was appointed the third Archbishop of Miami on November 3, 1994.
Archbishop Favalora graduated from Jesuit High School,
New Orleansin 1954. He studied for the priesthood at St. Joseph Seminary in St. Benedict, Louisiana; Notre Dame Seminaryin New Orleans; and the Pontifical Gregorian Universityin Rome, Italy, where he was ordained on December 20, 1961. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy and History prior to his priestly ordination [cite web |url=http://www.flacathconf.org/aboutus/bishops/favalora.htm |title=Florida Catholic Conference - Archbishop Favalora|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
After returning to his home diocese of New Orleans, he obtained certification as a secondary school teacher from Xavier University in
New Orleans. Subsequently, he attended Catholic University of Americain Washington, D.C., and obtained a Masters in Education degree from Tulane Universityin New Orleans [cite web |url=http://www.miamiarchdiocese.org/ip.asp?op=A100500&lg=E |title=Archdiocese of Miami: Archbishop John C. Favalora|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
Archbishop Favalora served 25 years as a priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans where he worked as a pastor, high school principal, director of vocations, and rector-president of
Notre Dame Seminary.
Upon returning to New Orleans following his ordination, he served as Assistant Pastor of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church from 1962-1970. In addition to his duties at St. Theresa, Favalora served as Vice Rector of St. John Prep in 1964 and, in 1968, was appointed Principal. In 1973, he began a six-year stint as Pastor of St. Angela Merici Church in Metairie.
In 1979, he was named Director of the Office of Vocations for the Archdiocese. Beginning in 1981, he was appointed Rector/President of
Notre Dame Seminary, a position he held for the five years immediately prior to his appointment as Bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana [cite web |url=http://www.jesuitnola.org/about/about--10101.htm |title=Jesuit High School - New Orleans, LA|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
Pope John-Paul IIappointed Father Favalora the ninth Bishop of Alexandria, Louisiana on June 24, 1986. He was appointed to fill the vacancy left a week earlier when Bishop Wiliam B. Friend was appointed the first Bishop of the newly created Diocese of Shreveport.
Favalora was subsequently consecrated and installed as Bishop on July 29, 1986 at St. Francis Xavier Cathedral.
Pío Cardinal Laghiserved as Principal Consecrator with Archbishop Philip M. Hannan and Bishop Friend serving as Principal Co-Consecrators [cite web |url=http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bfavalora.html |title=Archbishop John C. Favalora - Catholic Hierarchy|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
On March 14, 1989, Archbishop Favalora was appointed by
Pope John-Paul IIto be the third Bishop of St. Petersburg, Florida. He was appointed to succeed Bishop W. Thomas Larkin, who submitted his letter of resignation abrubtly in 1986 upon being diagnosed with leukemia. Bishop Larkin, still eligible to serve an additional 10 years, continued to lead the diocese until Bishop Favalora was installed on May 16, 1989 [cite web |url=http://www.sptimes.com/2006/11/05/Southpinellas/Bishop_s_legacy__humi.shtml |title=St. Petersburg Times - Bishop's legacy: humility, inclusion|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
On November 3, 1994, Bishop Favalora received his third episcopal appointment as the third Archbishop of Miami, Florida, succeeding Archbishop Edward A. McCarthy who retired upon reaching the usual retirement age. He was installed as Archbishop on December 20, 1994 at the
Cathedral of Saint Mary in Miamiwhere he also serves as the pastor. [cite web |url=http://www.miamiarchdiocese.org/ip.asp?op=A100500&lg=E |title=Archdiocese of Miami: Archbishop John C. Favalora|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
Archbishop Favalora currently serves as a member of the Board of Trustees at
The Catholic University of Americaand St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary in Boynton Beach. He serves as State Chaplain and a member of the Knights of Columbusin Florida in addition to being President of the Florida Catholic Conference. Archbishop Favalora is also a member of the USCCB committees on Priestly Life and Ministry, Sexual Abuse and Pro-Life issues [cite web |url=http://www.flacathconf.org/aboutus/bishops/favalora.htm |title=Florida Catholic Conference - Archbishop Favalora|accessdate=2007-05-26] .
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