Office of the Bishop


The Most Reverend Joseph R. Cistone
Sixth Bishop of Saginaw

Bishop Cistone was appointed Bishop of Saginaw by His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI on May 20, 2009. Two months later, on July 28, at St. Stephen Catholic Church in Saginaw, Bishop Cistone was installed as the sixth Bishop of Saginaw. 

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Upcoming Holy Hours (All are welcome)


Video Produced in 2014 Highlighting Bishop Cistone's First Five Years as Bishop of Saginaw

Pastoral Letter - A Future Full of Hope 
(Excerpts Below)

The Fundamental Importance of Catholic Education

The Eucharist: Paschal Mystery, Real Presence

The Sacrament of Reconciliation

Marriage and Family Life


Some Highlights of Bishop Cistone's First Five Years as Bishop of Saginaw

Homily During the Pilgrimage Mass Honoring St. Pio of Pietrelcina

Bishop Cistone Sings "Saginaw Michigan" During His First Bishop's Ball (2010)


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