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Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie

Dioecesis Sanctae Mariae Ormensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Jean-Louis Plouffe, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 16 September 1904
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kingston
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 265,000 (102,356 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Ontario
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SSM
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesessm.org/
  • Mailing Address: 30 Chemin Sainte-Anne, Sudbury, ON P3C 5E1, Canada
  • Telephone: (705)674-2727; 674-6998

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
16 September 1904ErectedDiocese of Peterborough Diocese of Sault Sainte Marie (erected)
29 April 1952Territory LostDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie
Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface
Diocese of Fort William (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195099,098350,00028.3%106631695867948673ap1951
1966165,900390,00042.5%14511125664810857098ap1967
1970160,000342,00046.8%133107240666113560107ap1971
1976165,000400,00041.3%126103229720212146094ap1977
1980172,400431,00040.0%117852028533110145099ap1981
1990224,469443,00050.7%102501521,47610762340129ap1991
1999218,850392,31555.8%90321221,79310734225117ap2000
2000218,850392,31555.8%90311211,80810934213114ap2001
2001218,850392,31555.8%86311171,87010934213118ap2002
2002218,850392,31555.8%82281101,98910231210114ap2003
2003218,850392,31555.8%82241062,06410025198113ap2004
2004206,405373,59055.2%85241091,89310229196113ap2005
2010230,000417,00055.2%8513982,3469515171114ap2011

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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