Bishop chooses new superintendent for Catholic school

Jan 27, 2013

Bishop Richard Malone has announced a new superintendent for the Buffalo Catholic Diocese.

Sister Carol Cimino is a native of Rochester, and she graduated from Nazareth College. Since 1990, she has been an associate professor at Manhattan College, and for the past 25 years has been executive director of the Catholic School Administrators Association of New York.

Sister Carol will be introduced this Thursday at a Catholic Schools Week dinner at the Buffalo/Niagara Convention Center.

“This is a wonderful way to begin Catholic Schools Week,” Bishop Malone said.  “Sister Carol’s credentials are impeccable.  She brings to our Catholic schools a breadth of experience that will play an important role as we continue to focus on the faith formation and high academic achievement of our students.  She has a deep commitment to the mission of Catholic schools, and knows and understands the importance of Catholic identity.”

Carol  begin her new duties on June first of this year.

“The strength of our schools is their Catholic identity, and I pledge to work to maintain and enhance our Catholic identity, so that our schools will remain true gifts to the Church,” Sister Carol said.  “I cannot be more proud to be able to serve the Catholic schools of the Diocese of Buffalo.  I look forward to strengthening these schools in partnership with pastors, principals and parents, and I believe that, in working with the community, we can bring the Catholic schools to a whole new level.”