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Eparchy of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite)

Eparchia Sancti Maronis Sydneyensis Maronitarum



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Bishop(s)

  • Antoine Tarabay, O.L.M., Bishop
  • Ad Abi Karam, Bishop Emeritus
  • Joseph Habib Hitti, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Eparchy
  • Erected: 25 June 1973
  • Immediately Subject to the Holy See
  • Maronite Catholic Church of the Antiochian Tradition
  • Country: Australia
  • Official Web Site: http://www.maronite.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Beit Maroun, 105 The Boulevard, P.O. Box 385, Strathfield, N.S.W. 2135, Australia
  • Telephone: (02)9642.0211
  • Fax: 9742.5290

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
25 June 1973ErectedEparchy of Saint Maron of Sydney (Maronite) (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1980120,00063913,333366ap1981
1990130,000167235,65271610ap1991
1999160,0001210227,27210229ap2000
2000150,0001113246,250113229ap2001
2001150,0001113246,250113239ap2002
2002150,000915246,250115239ap2003
2003150,0001614305,000117239ap2004
2004150,0001614305,000117239ap2005
2009150,0002519443,409192311ap2010
2010150,0002617433,4881172511ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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