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Diocese of Stockton

Dioecesis Stocktoniensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Myron Joseph Cotta, Bishop
  • Stephen Edward Blaire, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 13 January 1962
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of San Francisco
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: California
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 15,995 (6,178 Square Miles)
  • Description: San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne, Alpine, and Mono Counties
  • Conference Region: XI (CA, HI, NV)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: STO
  • Official Web Site: http://www.stocktondiocese.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 212 N. San Joaquin St., Stockton, CA 95202-2409, USA
  • Telephone: (209)466-0636
  • Fax: 464-3775

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
13 January 1962ErectedDiocese of Sacramento (Calaveras, Mono, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne Counties)
Archdiocese of San Francisco
Diocese of Stockton (erected)
15 September 1966Territory AddedDiocese of Sacramento (Alpine County) Diocese of Stockton

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196686,337481,00017.9%4820681,2693113228ap1967
197092,100504,00018.3%5725821,12322730ap1971
1976104,522564,11018.5%6025851,2293010531ap1977
1980112,610628,96017.9%5232841,3401389331ap1981
1990163,058900,19018.1%5831891,83218387231ap1991
1999171,6221,069,31016.0%6821891,9283546632ap2000
2000183,0001,069,31017.1%809892,05634128132ap2001
2001205,3501,102,05318.6%7414882,33334186432ap2002
2002216,9191,122,74119.3%7915942,30734205432ap2003
2003204,3181,175,53817.4%7314872,34832176933ap2004
2004207,4931,234,01016.8%7316892,33141216633ap2005
2010233,1521,312,11117.8%8312952,45447166134ap2011
2014240,0001,351,00017.8%7715922,60846174936ap2015
2016250,6921,361,16218.4%8314972,58451155135ap2017

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


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