|Diocese of Cefalù|
|Church||Roman Catholic Church|
|In office||1988 – 2000|
|Ordination||July 16, 1950|
by Ernesto Ruffini
|Consecration||September 4, 1982|
by Salvatore Pappalardo
|Born||September 19, 1924|
|Died||24 December 2018 (aged 94)|
|Previous post||Auxiliary bishop of Palermo (1982–1988)|
Mazzola studied at the seminary of Palermo. He was ordained a priest on July 16, 1950, by Ernesto Ruffini, archbishop of Palermo and future cardinal. After he worked as a parson, Mazzola was appointed auxiliary bishop of Palermo in June 1982.
He was consecrated on 4 September 1982 by Cardinal Salvatore Pappalardo. On 23 July 1988, Pope John Paul II appointed him bishop of Cefalù. In March 1995, he said that the Mafia activities in Sicily are a 'disgrace'. Mazzola became bishop emeritus on March 18, 2000.