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Diocese of Paterson

Dioecesis Patersonensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 9 December 1937
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Newark
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New Jersey
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 3,143 (1,214 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: III (NJ, PA)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: PAT
  • Official Web Site: http://www.patersondiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Center, 777 Valley Road, Clifton, NJ 07013, USA
  • Telephone: (973)777-8818
  • Fax: 777-8976

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
9 December 1937ErectedDiocese of Newark (Morris, Sussex, and Passaic Counties.) Diocese of Paterson (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950157,219492,76131.9%13214327557140199675ap1951
1966321,458840,80038.2%2022104127804481,455110ap1967
1968310,323894,30034.7%2562525086103271,170100ap1971
1976311,7331,222,11825.5%264242506616274821,148102ap1977
1980317,5151,518,76220.9%272246518612694371,061105ap1981
1990365,0001,003,70036.4%239205444822912601,053111ap1991
1999403,2071,080,26137.3%26619646287215042941111ap2000
2000406,2891,088,66337.3%225198423960160252947111ap2001
2001407,9321,093,30937.3%224199423964159256853111ap2002
2002411,5781,103,42737.3%248182430957162236829111ap2003
2003415,0821,110,60737.4%2141823961,048174219823111ap2004
2004420,1721,124,05837.4%2111613721,129192199816111ap2005
2013426,0001,143,50037.3%2161243401,252205178677111ap2014

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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