Roman Catholic Diocese of Prince Albert

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Prince-Albert (Latin: Dioecesis Principis Albertensis), in Saskatchewan, is a Latin suffragan in the western Canadian ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Regina.

Diocese of Prince Albert

Dioecesis Principis Albertensis
Location
CountryCanada
Ecclesiastical provinceSaskatchewan
Population
- Catholics (including non-members)

40,700 (22.1%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established9 June 1933
CathedralSacred Heart Cathedral
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopStephen Hero
Metropolitan ArchbishopDonald Bolen
Bishops emeritusBlaise-Ernest Morand
Albert Privet Thévenot, M.Afr.
Website
padiocese.ca

Its cathedral episcopal see is Sacred Heart Cathedral, at Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. It also has the National Shrine of the Little Flower, in Wakaw, Saskatchewan.

HistoryEdit

[1]

StatisticsEdit

As per 2014, it pastorally served 40,800 Catholics (20.5% of 198,600 total) on 118,834 km² in 80 parishes with 62 priests (47 diocesan, 15 religious), 1 deacon, 79 lay religious (15 brothers, 64 sisters) and 2 seminarians.)[1]

BishopsEdit

(all Roman Rite, often members of Latin congregations)[2]

Apostolic Vicar of Saskatchewan
Suffragan Bishop of Prince-Albert (first time)
  • Albert Pascal, O.M.I. (see above 1907.12.02 – death 1920.07.12)
Suffragan Bishop of Prince-Albert–Saskatoon
Suffragan Bishops of Prince-Albert (again)
Coadjutor bishop

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Diocese of Prince Albert, Canada". GCatholic.
  2. ^ http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/diocese/prin0.htm GCatholic.org

Sources and external linksEdit