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Diocese of Superior

Dioecesis Superiorensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 May 1905
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Milwaukee
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Wisconsin
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 40,701 (15,715 Square Miles)
  • Description: Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Lincoln, Oneida, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Taylor, Vilas, and Washburn Counties.
  • Conference Region: VII (IL, IN, WI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SUP
  • Official Web Site: http://www.catholicdos.org/
  • Mailing Address: Chancery Office, 1201 Hughitt Ave., P.O. Box 969, Superior, WI 54880, USA
  • Telephone: (715)392-2937
  • Fax: 392-2015

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 May 1905ErectedDiocese of Green Bay
Diocese of La Crosse
Diocese of Superior (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195065,301312,21920.9%824212452642537150ap1951
196681,944300,30427.3%110351455659396145ap1967
197082,493300,30427.5%103351385973635186ap1971
197682,349306,55526.9%1092613560926120143ap1977
198087,600341,90425.6%901810881119241141ap1981
199081,117364,00022.3%7523988271623139140ap1991
199988,288394,96022.4%791493949442114114ap2000
200088,492398,47422.2%6314771,1494515115114ap2001
200188,715401,63122.1%6415791,1224716110114ap2002
200286,742417,66920.8%6214761,1414915107113ap2003
200383,980427,83119.6%6214761,1055315101112ap2004
200483,622431,54419.4%6413771,0865614124110ap2005
201078,826458,00017.2%618691,142711077105ap2011
201377,200464,00016.6%6410741,043681368104ap2014

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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