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Diocese of Saint Catharines

Dioecesis Sanctae Catharinae in Ontario



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Bishop(s)

  • Gerard Paul Bergie, Bishop
  • John Aloysius O’Mara, Bishop Emeritus
  • James Matthew Wingle, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 November 1958
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Toronto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 3,158 (1,219 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Ontario
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SCat
  • Official Web Site: http://www.romancatholic.niagara.on.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Catholic Centre, P.O. Box 875, Saint Catharines, ON L2R 6Z4, Canada
  • Telephone: (905)684-0154
  • Fax: 684-7551

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 November 1958ErectedDiocese of Hamilton
Archdiocese of Toronto
Diocese of Saint Catharines (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196693,893319,61229.4%595311283812819741ap1967
197093,893379,61224.7%5841999484916647ap1971
197693,893380,00024.7%5236881,066419142ap1977
1980100,000395,30025.3%5238901,111428243ap1981
1990132,000411,00032.1%5935941,404387547ap1991
1999148,850440,00033.8%5631871,7102376546ap2000
2000148,850440,00033.8%5433871,7101385746ap2001
2001148,850440,00033.8%5434881,6911394846ap2002
2002148,850440,00033.8%5540951,5661444645ap2003
2003148,850440,00033.8%5338911,6352424846ap2004
2004148,850440,00033.8%5235871,7102404246ap2005
2010160,000462,00034.6%6033931,72010363346ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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