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Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux

Dioecesis Humensis-Thibodensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Shelton Joseph Fabre, Bishop
  • Sam Joseph Galip Jacobs, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 2 March 1977
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of New Orleans
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Louisiana
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 9,062 (3,440 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the parishes of Lafourche, Terrebonne, parts of St. Mary and Jefferson.
  • Conference Region: V (AL, KY, LA, MS, TN)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: HT
  • Official Web Site: http://www.htdiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 505, 2779 Highway 311, Schriever, LA 70395
  • Telephone: (985)868-7720
  • Fax: 868-7727

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
2 March 1977ErectedArchdiocese of New Orleans Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980131,400184,00071.4%5510652,02115207735ap1981
1990128,000206,00062.1%637701,82824163140ap1991
1999130,274202,00064.5%753781,67025103140ap2000
2000126,000202,00062.4%775821,53627143239ap2001
2001126,000202,00062.4%755801,57529112941ap2002
2002130,000205,00063.4%649731,78031142739ap2003
2003130,000205,00063.4%638711,83027122939ap2004
2004130,000205,00063.4%6314771,68827163039ap2005
2006120,691205,00058.9%757821,47126123038ap2007

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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