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Diocese of Hamilton

Dioecesis Hamiltonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • David Douglas Crosby, O.M.I., Bishop
  • Daniel Joseph Miehm, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Anthony Frederick Tonnos, Bishop Emeritus
  • Matthew Francis Ustrzycki, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 29 February 1856
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Toronto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 16,824 (6,498 Square Miles)
  • Description: Brant, Bruce, Grey, Halton, Waterloo, Wellington, and Wentworth Counties and a part of Dufferin County.
  • Conference Region: Ontario
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Ham
  • Official Web Site: http://www.hamiltondiocese.com/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 700 King Str. West, Hamilton, ON L8P 1C7, Canada
  • Telephone: (905)528-7988
  • Fax: 528-1088

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
29 February 1856ErectedDiocese of Toronto Diocese of Hamilton (erected)
22 November 1958Territory LostDiocese of Hamilton
Archdiocese of Toronto
Diocese of Saint Catharines (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195078,500505,95115.5%1066717345349591107ap1951
1966180,306950,23519.0%135130265680130678102ap1967
1970225,7721,146,88819.7%1511511,49521664106ap1971*
1976259,9421,701,27415.3%152148300866193593113ap1977
1980294,3401,337,02622.0%13521372,14838552119ap1981
1990356,3981,403,00025.4%1381362741,3001167426123ap1991
1999415,0001,114,00037.3%1421112531,6401136338125ap2000
2000542,0341,626,10333.3%1361132492,1761134338125ap2001
2001542,0341,626,10333.3%1361012372,2872120322120ap2002
2002542,0341,626,10333.3%128972252,4092111322120ap2003
2003421,4901,626,10325.9%1301002301,832114293120ap2004
2004559,2901,657,08433.8%131942252,4855105293121ap2005
2006560,0001,913,93129.3%134892232,5115100269121ap2007

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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