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Eparchy of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek)

Eparchia Neotoniensis Graecorum Melkitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Nicholas James Samra, Bishop
  • John Adel Elya, B.S., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Erected: 28 June 1976
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Melkite Greek Catholic Church of the Byzantine Tradition
  • Country: United States of America
  • Conference Region: XV (Eastern Rites)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.melkite.org/
  • Mailing Address: 3 Veterans of Foreign Wars Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
  • Telephone: (617)323-9922
  • Fax: 323-0188

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Patriarchal Exarchate of United States of America (Melkite Greek)
10 January 1966ErectedPatriarchal Exarchate of United States of America (Melkite Greek) (erected)
Eparchy of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek)
28 June 1976ErectedPatriarchal Exarchate of United States of America (Melkite Greek) Eparchy of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Patriarchal Exarchate of United States of America (Melkite Greek)
196650,00030301,66622ap1967
Eparchy of Newton (Our Lady of the Annunciation in Boston) (Melkite Greek)
197648,3002522471,027727627ap1977
198022,3583326593781038432ap1981
199026,1004320634142027340ap1991
199927,5004119604583022335ap2000
200027,6294217594682917335ap2001
200127,9344217594733117335ap2002
200228,0264416604673616335ap2003
200329,3234516614803616335ap2004
200429,0244515604833915335ap2005
200926,7045014644174916535ap2010
201025,0005414683675415542ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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