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Diocese of Peoria

Dioecesis Peoriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Daniel Robert Jenky, C.S.C., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 12 February 1875
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Chicago
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Illinois
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 43,840 (16,933 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: VII (IL, IN, WI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: PEO
  • Official Web Site: http://www.cdop.org/
  • Mailing Address: 607 N.E. Madison Avenue, P.O. Box 1406, Peoria, IL 61603
  • Telephone: (309)671-1550
  • Fax: 671-5079

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
12 February 1875ErectedDiocese of Chicago Diocese of Peoria (erected)
11 December 1948Territory LostArchdiocese of Chicago
Diocese of Peoria
Diocese of Rockford
Diocese of Joliet in Illinois (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950149,6481,108,05113.5%2271143414381171,399217ap1951
1966205,5151,334,51715.4%2881364244841771,092213ap1967
1970222,2001,434,24815.5%261122383580154940170ap1971
1976226,8001,466,08815.5%245106351646134826172ap1977
1980234,8441,506,00015.6%2449834268636116699170ap1981
1990245,2721,522,00016.1%210742848636080439171ap1991
1999232,3661,447,41816.1%25250302769968335165ap2000
2000240,6801,447,41816.6%216482649119456292165ap2001
2001221,9321,440,51815.4%213482618509469321165ap2002
2002151,4131,452,68810.4%223482715589161246165ap2003
2003193,9701,452,68813.4%2104825875111169278165ap2004
2004195,5531,562,86812.5%2284627471310565278165ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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