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Diocese of Nicolet

Dioecesis Nicoletanus



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Bishop(s)

  • André Gazaille, Bishop
  • Raymond Saint-Gelais, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 July 1885
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sherbrooke
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 3,682 (1,422 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Montreal
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: N
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesenicolet.qc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: C.P. 820, 49 Rue Mgr Brunault, Nicolet, Qué. J3T 1X7, Canada
  • Telephone: (819)293-4696
  • Fax: 293-4653

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 July 1885ErectedDiocese of Trois Rivières Diocese of Nicolet (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950129,741131,28798.8%220202405402801,34182ap1951
1966153,311154,71699.1%298343324612901,31885ap1967
1970156,158157,81998.9%288353234832751,29385ap1971
1976159,319161,27498.8%2503828855331901,13285ap1977
1980167,393169,36598.8%2233625964681991,18185ap1981
1990171,000175,00097.7%180412217731517392685ap1991
1999187,370190,95298.1%146241701,1022111464285ap2000
2000188,199192,05398.0%143201631,1542210261885ap2001
2001188,233192,16298.0%140221621,1612210858185ap2002
2002189,782193,75897.9%137221591,1932510155685ap2003
2003188,813192,82197.9%129211501,2582511049185ap2004
2004189,895193,86598.0%125211461,3002411344885ap2005

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


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