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Diocese of Metuchen

Dioecesis Metuchensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 November 1981
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Newark
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New Jersey
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 3,688 (1,425 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: III (NJ, PA)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: MET
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diometuchen.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 191, Metuchen, NJ 08840; 146 Metlars Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854 USA
  • Telephone: (732)562-1990
  • Fax: 562-1399

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 November 1981ErectedDiocese of Trenton Diocese of Metuchen (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990475,0001,047,00045.4%208552631,8068786542108ap1991
1999495,3221,194,57841.5%210302402,06312823423108ap2000
2000521,6141,267,44241.2%208432512,07812667394108ap2001
2001522,7191,253,28841.7%207422492,09912362418108ap2002
2002446,7941,272,07835.1%262443061,46014365392108ap2003
2003548,0001,304,76442.0%204502542,15712567383108ap2004
2004556,6821,325,43242.0%186552412,30911773366103ap2005
2012637,0001,516,00042.0%178372152,96215556268101ap2013

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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