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Diocese of Nelson

Dioecesis Nelsonensis



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Bishop(s)

  • John Dennis Corriveau, O.F.M. Cap., Bishop
  • Eugene Jerome Cooney, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 February 1936
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Vancouver
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 124,272 (48,000 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: West (Ouest)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Nel
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese.nelson.bc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: 402 West Richards Street, Nelson, B.C. V1L 3K3, Canada
  • Telephone: (250)352-6921
  • Fax: 352-1737

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 February 1936ErectedArchdiocese of Vancouver Diocese of Nelson (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195017,035122,06714.0%251843396198426ap1951
196631,500165,00019.1%3722595332511435ap1967
196838,031196,91319.3%322052731238233ap1971
197636,000250,00014.4%331346782145434ap1977
198037,557215,00017.5%311647799165636ap1981
199063,800232,00027.5%2620461,386205731ap1991
199965,000335,00019.4%2616421,547162730ap2000
200065,000335,00019.4%2811391,666112431ap2001
200155,000335,00016.4%2910391,410102231ap2002
200255,000335,00016.4%3210421,309121831ap2003
200365,000365,00017.8%287351,85782031ap2004
200465,000365,00017.8%288361,80581931ap2005

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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