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Diocese of Bathurst in Canada

Dioecesis Bathurstensis in Canada



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Bishop(s)

  • Daniel Jodoin, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 13 March 1938
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Moncton
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: New Brunswick
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 18,770 (7,249 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Atlantic (Atlantique)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: B
  • Official Web Site: http://diocesebathurst.com/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, C.P. 390, 123 Andrew Street, Bathurst, NB E2A 3Z3, Canada
  • Telephone: (506)546-2194
  • Fax: 546-4204

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Chatham
8 May 1860ErectedDiocese of Saint John in America Diocese of Chatham (erected)
22 February 1936Territory LostDiocese of Chatham
Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick
Archdiocese of Moncton (erected)
Diocese of Bathurst in Canada
13 March 1938Name ChangedDiocese of Chatham Diocese of Bathurst in Canada
16 December 1944Territory LostDiocese of Bathurst in Canada Diocese of Edmundston (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Bathurst in Canada
195086,055113,78875.6%103321356372842484ap1951
1959103,562134,00077.3%126351616434955668ap1960
196693,535112,00083.5%1053413967210152055ap1967
197096,436115,93683.2%94321267653244355ap1971
1976104,907119,09288.1%8511961,0923543055ap1977
1980111,700122,40091.3%84271111,0064533657ap1981
1990114,782124,78292.0%7017871,3192729962ap1991
1999112,130122,13091.8%5411651,7251724262ap2000
2000110,888120,88891.7%529611,81711423662ap2001
2001110,563120,56391.7%519601,84211421862ap2002
2002109,345119,34591.6%496551,98811021262ap2003
2003110,474120,47491.7%487552,00811220662ap2004
2004109,634119,63491.6%487551,99311319662ap2005
2006108,156118,15691.5%457522,0791318762ap2007
2012104,900115,30091.0%405452,331514757ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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