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Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith

Dioecesis Mackenziensis-Arcis Smith



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Bishop(s)

  • Mark Andrew Hagemoen, Bishop
  • Denis Croteau, O.M.I., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 13 July 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Grouard-McLennan
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Northwest Territories
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 1,523,400 (588,413 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: West (Ouest)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: McK
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofmackenzie.com/
  • Mailing Address: 5117-52 Street, P.O. Box 8900, Yellowknife, N.W.T. X1A 1T7, Canada
  • Telephone: (867)920-2129
  • Fax: 873-9021

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie
3 July 1901SplitVicariate Apostolic of Athabaska Mackenzie Vicariate Apostolic of Athabaska
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie
9 March 1908Territory LostVicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie Prefecture Apostolic of Yukon-Prince Rupert (erected)
Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith
13 July 1967ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith (Name Changed and Vicariate raised to a Diocese)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Vicariate Apostolic of Mackenzie
195012,00016,00075.0%6060200107924ap1951
196613,80225,40454.3%545425510211233ap1967
Diocese of Mackenzie-Fort Smith
197017,69634,90850.7%55553218710447ap1971
197624,33755,17844.1%1424356567848ap1977
198018,94839,67547.8%3939485625221ap1981
199019,83435,43956.0%118191,0431263340ap1991
199926,20044,86058.4%2573,742151818ap2000
200025,15041,80060.2%3583,14351440ap2001
200125,40442,15460.3%3583,175151440ap2002
200224,58739,88161.7%3692,731161518ap2003
200321,90037,36058.6%3582,737351446ap2004
200428,54042,04067.9%47112,594381646ap2005

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


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