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Diocese of Dodge City

Dioecesis Dodgepolis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 May 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Kansas
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 59,547 (23,000 Square Miles)
  • Description: The Diocese comprises the following 28 counties in the state of Kansas: Barber, Barton, Clark, Commanche, Edwards, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearney, Kiowa, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Pawnee, Pratt, Rush, Scott, Seward, Stafford, Stanton, Stevens, Wichita.
  • Conference Region: IX (IA, KS, MO, NE)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: DOD
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dcdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: 910 Central Avenue, Dodge City, KS 67801
  • Telephone: (620)227-1500
  • Fax: 227-1570

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 May 1951ErectedDiocese of Wichita Diocese of Dodge City (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196632,128211,86515.2%6577244630460ap1967
197033,434208,78416.0%676749926660ap1971
197633,585207,46216.2%55762541718862ap1977
198037,175218,90717.0%537606191819060ap1981
199039,208207,70018.9%517586767714961ap1991
199942,566212,33220.0%48250851412851ap2000
200042,566212,33220.0%432459454210750ap2001
200142,958212,23220.2%411421,02210110548ap2002
200242,958222,67619.3%386449768610550ap2003
200353,711222,67524.1%338411,3108810150ap2004
200460,554222,67627.2%289371,636799950ap2005
200660,554222,67627.2%318391,552899249ap2007
201062,849231,01827.2%385431,461756848ap2011

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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