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Diocese of Springfield

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General Information


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 June 1870ErectedDiocese of Boston Diocese of Springfield (erected)
14 January 1950Territory LostDiocese of Springfield Diocese of Worcester (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950285,000600,00047.5%2911334246721921,045122ap1951
1966382,497729,58152.4%3231624857882451,264134ap1967
1968386,086742,80852.0%2931504438711931,293134ap1971
1976355,608800,00044.5%272127399891186996136ap1977
1980352,949791,64244.6%249121370953171980136ap1981
1990318,238851,00037.4%229803091,02925115743135ap1991
1999288,967800,50036.1%203492521,1465110645130ap2000
2000275,648800,00034.5%181522331,1835262581129ap2001
2001275,899729,19537.8%174412151,2834950580130ap2002
2002262,748792,19533.2%169402091,2575949580127ap2003
2003251,311790,00031.8%165301951,2885839580126ap2004
2004240,730800,00030.1%163351981,2155744570124ap2005
2010243,306852,07728.6%153341871,301784842785ap2011

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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