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Diocese of Thunder Bay

Dioecesis Sinus Tonitralis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 26 February 1970
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Toronto
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 220,000 (84,975 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Ontario
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: TB
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dotb.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Bishop's House, 1222 Reaume Street, P.O. Box 10400, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6T8, Canada
  • Telephone: (807)343-9313
  • Fax: 343-9114

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Fort William
29 April 1952ErectedDiocese of Sault Sainte Marie
Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface
Diocese of Fort William (erected)
Diocese of Thunder Bay
26 February 1970Name ChangedDiocese of Fort William Diocese of Thunder Bay

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Fort William
196652,000200,00026.0%2841697534413334ap1967
Diocese of Thunder Bay
197054,780200,00027.4%2945747404914139ap1971
197655,000200,00027.5%2538638731448538ap1977
198063,100217,70029.0%254267941486841ap1981
199072,800222,50032.7%2933621,17412354141ap1991
199971,000240,00029.6%3116471,51019184942ap2000
200071,000240,00029.6%3014441,61332163242ap2001
200171,000240,00029.6%3115461,54331172842ap2002
200271,000240,00029.6%3013431,65132131942ap2003
200371,000240,00029.6%3214461,54329142142ap2004
200473,780240,00030.7%3314471,56929142042ap2005
201077,800251,00031.0%2613391,99435131243ap2011

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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