Raymond Chappetto

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His Excellency
Raymond Francis Chappetto
Titular Bishop of Citium
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Titular See of Citium
In office 2012 - current
Predecessor Oscar Omar Aparicio Céspedes
Successor Incumbent
Ordination May 29, 1971
by Francis Mugavero
Consecration July 11, 2012
by Nicholas Anthony DiMarzio
Personal details
Born (1945-08-20) August 20, 1945 (age 69)
Astoria, New York
Styles of
Raymond Francis Chappetto
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Reference style The Most Reverend
Spoken style Your Excellency
Religious style Monsignor
Posthumous style not applicable

Raymond Francis Chappetto, (August 20, 1945) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church serving as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn since 2012.


Raymond F. Chappetto was born in Astoria, New York. He was ordained a priest on May 29, 1971.[1] Chappetto was appointed Titular Bishop of Citium and Auxiliary to the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn on May 2, 2012 by Benedict XVI.[2] Raymond Chappetto was consecrated an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Brooklyn on July 11, 2012.[3]

A Queens Native, Bishop Chappetto is an alumnus of Our Lady of Mount Carmel School in Astoria, Cathedral Preparatory Seminary and Cathedral College, Brooklyn. He earned an M.Div. at Our Lady of the Angels Seminary, Albany and holds a MA in Religious Studies from Saint John's University. Bishop Chappetto served as parochial vicar of Saint Camillus, Rockaway Park, St. Pius V, Jamaica, Incarnation, Queens Village and St. Helen, Howard Beach. He was pastor of Our Lady of Miracles, Canarsie and Our Lady of the Snows, North Floral Park and served as Episcopal Vicar of Brooklyn West. Currently, Bishop Chappetto is the pastor of St. Kevin, Flushing and serves as Vicar General and Vicar for Clergy and Consecrated Life of the Diocese of Brooklyn.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Bishop Raymond Francis Chappetto". Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Pope Names Two Auxiliary Bishops For Brooklyn Diocese". Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Bishop Raymond Francis Chappetto". Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

Episcopal succession[edit]

Episcopal lineage
Consecrated by: Nicholas Anthony DiMarzio
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Auxiliary Bishop of Brooklyn
2012 – Present
Succeeded by