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Diocese of Trois Rivières

Dioecesis Trifluvianensis in Canada



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Luc André Bouchard, Bishop
  • Laurent Noël, Bishop Emeritus
  • Martin Veillette, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1852
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Québec
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 27,128 (10,478 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Quebec
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: TR
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-tr.qc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, C.P. 879, 362 rue Bonaventure, Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5J9, Canada
  • Telephone: (819)379-1432
  • Fax: 375-6382

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 June 1852ErectedArchdiocese of Québec Diocese of Trois Rivières (erected)
28 August 1874Territory LostArchdiocese of Québec
Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe
Diocese of Trois Rivières
Diocese of Sherbrooke (erected)
11 July 1882Territory LostDiocese of Ottawa
Archdiocese of Saint-Boniface
Diocese of Trois Rivières
Vicariate Apostolic of Pontiac (erected)
10 July 1885Territory LostDiocese of Trois Rivières Diocese of Nicolet (erected)
31 May 2007Territory AddedDiocese of Amos Diocese of Chicoutimi (Opitciwan (Obedjiwan))
Diocese of Joliette (Manawan)
Diocese of Trois Rivières (Parent)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950181,973184,82998.5%238893275564951,52583ap1951
1966241,380244,69398.6%3001064065944491,72792ap1967
1970236,909240,95398.3%3061184245584481,62397ap1971
1976227,755230,29198.9%2561113676203661,39397ap1977
1980242,000245,00098.8%2349933372623341,23297ap1981
1990256,930261,49198.3%1811052868981528897494ap1991
1999249,919253,85598.4%159842431,0282617572391ap2000
2000251,210255,64798.3%134842181,1522816569691ap2001
2001251,210255,64798.3%129852141,1732917769685ap2002
2002250,327256,20897.7%127812081,2033117362884ap2003
2003247,971251,65898.5%121822031,2213115559384ap2004
2004247,999250,71598.9%116771931,2843315257866ap2005
2010245,108248,27498.7%98751731,4163013640463ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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