David Allen Zubik

David Allen Zubik

infobox bishopbiog
name = David Allen Zubik


religion=Roman Catholic Church
See = Pittsburgh
Title = Bishop of Pittsburgh
Period = 18 July 2007 — present
Predecessor = Donald Wuerl
Successor = incumbent
ordination = 3 May 1977
bishops = Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh
post = Bishop of Green Bay | date of birth = Birth date and age|1949|9|4|df=y
place of birth = Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania |

David Allen Zubik (born September 4, 1949) was appointed the Bishop of Pittsburgh on July 18 2007. His appointment by Pope Benedict XVI ended the fourteen-month vacancy in the diocese left by Donald Wuerl, who became the Archbishop of Washington in June 2006. Bishop Zubik was ordained a priest in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on May 3, 1975.

Early life

Born in the working-class steel town of Ambridge, sixteen miles northwest of Pittsburgh along the Ohio River, Zubik attended St. Stanislaus Parish, St. Stanislaus Grade School, St. Veronica High School (Ambridge), Pittsburgh's St. Paul Seminary, and Duquesne University before heading to Baltimore, Maryland's Saint Mary's Seminary and University, Roland Park, from which he was ordained in 1975. After serving in various parishes, and earning a Master's in Educational Administration from Duquesne, he became administrative secretary to then-Bishop Anthony Bevilacqua in 1987, continuing in the post when then-Bishop Donald Wuerl arrived the following year. In 1991, Wuerl appointed him Vicar for Clergy and five years later, after a brief period as chancellor, he became vicar-general and General Secretary.

Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh

Zubik was appointed Titular Bishop of Jamestown and an Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh on February 18, 1997 by Pope John Paul II. He was consecrated on April 6, 1997 and served as a spiritual director at Saint Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.

Bishop of Green Bay

On October 10, 2003, he was appointed to succeed the Most Reverend Robert Banks as Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Green Bay (Green Bay, Wisconsin) as Bishop Banks had reached the retirement age of 75 and had resigned from his office. Bishop Zubik was then installed on December 12, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, of the same year. Since becoming Bishop of the Diocese of Green Bay, it has been noted that vocations for the diocese have increased. [http://www.gbdioc.org/pg/history.tpl] infobox bishopstyles
name=David Allen Zubik
dipstyle=The Most Reverend
offstyle=Your Excellency
relstyle=Monsignor
deathstyle=not applicable |

Bishop of Pittsburgh

Zubik was appointed Bishop of Pittsburgh on July 18, 2007 by Pope Benedict XVI. He received the call of appointment from the chargé d'affaires at the office of Pietro Sambi at 3:35 PM on July 9th, the exact time of his birth. He was installed on September 28, 2007. [http://www.diopitt.org/wel_bishop.php]

Quotes on appointment to Bishop of Pittsburgh

*Zubik said: "I was truly honored to serve the wonderful people of Green Bay. Green Bay became my new home. Now Pittsburgh is my home again. I love the Church of Pittsburgh. I love being a part of the presbyterate of Pittsburgh once again. I love the people of Pittsburgh. It is a wonderful church – very much alive in Christ."

*Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl said: "I rejoice with the news of this appointment. I am very pleased for what it will mean to the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Bishop Zubik knows, loves and has served the Church of Pittsburgh, and has walked with it through all of its many moments of challenge and development for the past 20 years. My prayer is that God will bless him and his ministry and of course the Church of Pittsburgh."

External links

* [http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/bishop/bzubik.html Bishop David Zubik]
* [http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2008/03_04/2008_03_02_Hayes_BishopFinancial.htm Father Richard Tusky Controversy]
* [http://www.bishop-accountability.org/news2008/05_06/2008_05_18_Polanick_TuskyTells.htm Father Richard Tusky Controversy Update]

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