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Diocese of Beaumont

Dioecesis Bellomontensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Curtis John Guillory, S.V.D., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 25 June 1966
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Texas
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 18,330 (7,878 Square Miles)
  • Description: Chambers, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Newton, Orange, Polk, and Tyler Counties.
  • Conference Region: X (AR, OK, TX)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: BEA
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofbmt.org/
  • Mailing Address: 710 Archie St., Beaumont, TX 77701-2802; P.O. Box 3948, Beaumont, TX 77704-3948, USA
  • Telephone: (409)924-4303
  • Fax: 838-4511

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 June 1966ErectedDiocese of Galveston-Houston Diocese of Beaumont (erected)
12 December 1986Territory LostDiocese of Beaumont
Diocese of Dallas
Diocese of Galveston-Houston
Diocese of Tyler (erected)
29 December 2004Metropolitan ChangedDiocese of Beaumont (from San Antonio)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196683,605568,99214.7%4228701,19432ap1967
197091,200571,52316.0%4638841,0854117334ap1971
197677,347586,59813.2%5330839313711741ap1977
198083,973601,00014.0%4734811,03663612144ap1981
199086,919538,40016.1%4922711,22415236352ap1991
199987,604577,66415.2%5022721,2163135344ap2000
200088,625582,62515.2%4826741,19730295044ap2001
200195,397588,26516.2%4428721,32430313944ap2002
200294,037588,26516.0%4528731,28830294544ap2003
200394,780596,99215.9%4425691,37330264644ap2004
200489,345599,13914.9%4818661,35332193845ap2005
200680,194603,64813.3%4722691,16232242845ap2007
201279,516630,00012.6%4423671,18632232244ap2013

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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