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Diocese of Rockville Centre

Dioecesis Petropolitana in Insula Longa



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Bishop(s)

  • William Francis Murphy, Bishop
  • Robert John Brennan, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Nelson Jesus Perez, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Andrzej Jerzy Zglejszewski, Auxiliary Bishop
  • John Charles Dunne, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus
  • Emil Aloysius Wcela, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 6 April 1957
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of New York
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: New York
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 3,164 (1,222 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: II (NY)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: RVC
  • Official Web Site: http://www.drvc.org/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 9023, 50 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571-9023
  • Telephone: (516)678-5800
  • Fax: 764-3316

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
6 April 1957ErectedDiocese of Brooklyn Diocese of Rockville Centre (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966837,1132,308,53036.3%450314811,7401182,420123ap1967
1970926,3972,504,94137.0%544385821,5911722,578125ap1971
19761,017,8372,739,29837.2%4551626171,6492832,213130ap1977
19801,040,5712,787,25837.3%5051226271,659502552,119129ap1981
19901,346,0752,721,27449.5%480935732,3491651991,768133ap1991
19991,359,4322,907,95546.7%441765172,629194991,488134ap2000
20001,404,3613,008,20346.7%451745252,6742191711,433134ap2001
20011,548,6232,978,12152.0%440655053,0662311651,336134ap2002
20021,560,4562,829,63555.1%458745322,9332331681,359134ap2003
20031,488,1592,781,15953.5%446695152,8892401631,333134ap2004
20041,428,5632,753,91351.9%477645412,6402491601,327134ap2005
20101,518,7893,526,87443.1%408384463,4052621221,136133ap2011

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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