Roland Pierre DuMaine
|Bishop of San Jose|
|Appointed||January 27, 1981|
|Installed||March 18, 1981|
|Term ended||November 27, 1999|
|Successor||Patrick Joseph McGrath|
|Ordination||June 15, 1957|
|Consecration||June 29, 1978|
by John R. Quinn, Joseph Thomas McGucken, and William Joseph McDonald
|Birth name||Roland Pierre DuMaine|
|Born||August 2, 1931|
|Died||June 13, 2019 (aged 87)|
|Previous post||Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco|
|Alma mater||Catholic University of America|
Saint Patrick's Seminary, Menlo Park
|Motto||Gaudium et spes|
Roland Pierre DuMaine
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
Early life and education
DuMaine attended St. Joseph College, Mountain View, California, and Saint Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park, California. He was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of San Francisco on June 15, 1957. DuMaine earned his doctorate in education at the Catholic University of America in 1961 where he served as Assistant Professor until 1963.
From 1963 through 1965 DuMaine taught at Junípero Serra High School in San Mateo. He then served as Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of San Francisco from 1965 to 1978. He was named Prelate of Honor on July 18, 1972.
He was named an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of San Francisco and consecrated in San Francisco, California on June 29, 1978. He was the founding Director of Catholic Television Network in Menlo Park from 1978 to 1981.
Bishop of San Jose
On January 27, 1981, DuMaine was named by Pope John Paul II the first bishop of the new Diocese of San Jose, where he was installed officially on March 18, 1981. His request to retire was accepted by the Pope on November 27, 1999.
After retirement DuMaine remained active in national Bishops' Committees for Science and Human Values and for Women in Society and the Church. He participated in dialogues and conferences on Science and Religion, and taught in Religious Studies Departments of Stanford University and Santa Clara University. Santa Clara appointed him Presidential Professor of Catholic Theology.
- Diocese of San Jose staff (2019-06-17). "Founding Bishop of the Diocese of San Jose Pierre DuMaine passed away peacefully". Diocese of San Jose. Retrieved 2019-06-22.
- "Bishop Roland Pierre DuMaine". Catholic Hierarchy. Retrieved 2019-08-02.
- "Roland Pierre DuMaine". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. David M. Cheney. Retrieved May 6, 2010.
| Bishop of San Jose
Patrick Joseph McGrath
| Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco