Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Jérôme

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Jérôme (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Hieronymi Terraebonae) is a Latin rite suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montréal.

Diocese of Saint-Jérôme

Dioecesis Sancti Hieronymi Terraebonae
Location
CountryCanada
Ecclesiastical provinceArchdiocese of Montreal
Statistics
Population
- Total
- Catholics

469,095[1]
455,952[1] (97.2%)
Parishes35
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
Established23 June 1951
CathedralSt. Jerome's Cathedral, Saint-Jérôme
Secular priests48
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopRaymond Poisson
Bishops emeritusPierre Morissette
Gilles Cazabon, O.M.I.
Donald Lapointe
Website
diocesestj.ca

Its cathedral episcopal see is Cathédrale Saint-Jérôme, dedicated to Saint Jerome (Hieronumus), in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec.

HistoryEdit

It was erected on 23 June 1951 as Diocese of Saint-Jérôme / Sancti Hieronymi Terræbonæ (Latin), on territories split off from (its Metropolitan) the Archdiocese of Montréal, the Archdiocese of Ottawa and Diocese of Mont-Laurier.

StatisticsEdit

As per 2014, it pastorally served 446,000 Catholics (97.2% of 459,000 total) on 2,116 km² in 35 parishes, 67 priests (52 diocesan, 15 religious), 18 deacons, 118 lay religious (21 brothers, 97 sisters), 3 seminarians.

BishopsEdit

Episcopal OrdinariesEdit

(Roman Rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Saint-Jérôme

CoadjutorEdit

AuxiliaryEdit

BIOS TO ELABORATE & WORK-IN
    • Auxiliary Bishop: Raymond Saint-Gelais (1980.07.05 – 1988.02.19), appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Nicolet, Québec
    • Auxiliary Bishop: Gilles Lussier (1988.12.23 – 1991.09.07), appointed Bishop of Joliette, Québec
    • Auxiliary Bishop: Vital Massé (1993.10.20 – 2001.09.08), appointed Bishop of Mont-Laurier, Québec
    • Auxiliary Bishop: Donald Lapointe (2002.10.26 – 2011.07.30)
    • Auxiliary Bishop: Raymond Poisson (2012.05.01 - 2015.09.08), appointed Bishop of Joliette, Québec (later returned here as Coadjutor)

Other priests of this diocese who became bishopsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Annuario Pontificio per l'anno 2017 (Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2017), 627.

Sources and external linksEdit

Bibliography
  • "Nos évêques". Diocèse de Saint-Jérôme. Archived from the original on 12 February 2013. Retrieved 1 February 2013.
  • "Diocese of Saint-Jérôme". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-03-15.


Coordinates: 45°47′00″N 74°00′00″W / 45.7833°N 74.0000°W / 45.7833; -74.0000