|His Excellency, The Most Reverend
Roland Pierre DuMaine
|Bishop Emeritus 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|
August 2, 1931 |
|Previous post||Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco|
|Alma mater||Catholic University of America
Saint Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park
|Motto||Gaudium et spes|
Roland Pierre DuMaine
|Spoken style||Your Excellency|
Roland Pierre DuMaine (born August 2, 1931) is an American Roman Catholic bishop. He was the Bishop of San José in California for the first 18 years of the diocese. DuMaine attended St. Joseph College, Mountain View, California, and St. Patrick 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. 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.
|Bishop of San Jose
Patrick Joseph McGrath
|Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco