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Diocese of Palm Beach

Dioecesis Litoris Palmensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Gerald Michael Barbarito, Bishop
  • Joseph Keith Symons, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 June 1984
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Miami
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Florida
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 11,510 (5,115 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: XIV (FL, GA, NC, SC)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: PMB
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesepb.org/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Pastoral Center, P.O. Box 109650, 9995 North Military Trail, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-9650, USA
  • Telephone: (561)775-9500
  • Fax: 627-2411

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 June 1984ErectedArchdiocese of Miami
Diocese of Orlando
Diocese of Palm Beach (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1990152,3201,211,49512.6%103351381,103233921044ap1991
1999224,3641,445,54315.5%99401391,61435318246ap2000
2000237,2271,781,09213.3%104331371,731403616147ap2001
2001244,7711,482,02616.5%103381411,735434315748ap2002
2002246,0401,599,46715.4%106341401,757433814449ap2003
2003268,3501,648,25316.3%105331381,944473615249ap2004
2004259,7291,806,52414.4%105301351,923443514549ap2005
2013286,0002,031,00014.1%100281282,234106319850ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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