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Diocese of Rapid City

Dioecesis Rapidopolitana



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Bishop(s)

  • Robert Dwayne Gruss, Bishop

General Information

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Lead
4 August 1902ErectedDiocese of Sioux Falls Diocese of Lead (erected)
Diocese of Rapid City
1 August 1930Name ChangedDiocese of Lead Diocese of Rapid City

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Rapid City
195042,140155,96927.0%90291193542010380ap1951
196640,172182,00922.1%7051121332789870ap1967
197034,000171,30019.8%51531043267111045ap1971
197636,200141,00025.7%42509239335810361ap1977
198035,637178,20820.0%37498641475610160ap1981
199035,191222,78015.8%414283423186195113ap1991
199935,605211,59116.8%4227695162987795ap2000
200036,382224,07716.2%40286853524367097ap2001
200134,477222,68315.5%43287148526365997ap2002
200230,266227,21113.3%44267043226315797ap2003
200329,940227,21113.2%40276744623336397ap2004
200429,440227,21113.0%37215850730265897ap2005
201030,700239,00012.8%37145160127174388ap2011

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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