Roman Catholic Diocese of Valleyfield

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Valleyfield (Latin: Dioecesis Campivallensis) is a Catholic diocese in Quebec and a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Montreal. It was erected in 1892.[2]

Diocese of Valleyfield

Dioecesis Campivallensis
Coat of Arms of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Valleyfield.svg
The Coat of Arms of the Diocese of Valleyfield
Location
Country Canada
Territory Québec
Ecclesiastical provinceArchdiocese of Montreal
HeadquartersSalaberry-de-Valleyfield,  Canada
Statistics
Area3,225 km2 (1,245 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2017)
290,153[1]
211,299[1] (72.8%)
Parishes23
Churches43
Information
First holderJoseph-Médard Émard
DenominationRoman Catholic
Sui iuris churchLatin Church
RiteRoman Rite
Established1892
CathedralBasilica Cathedral of St. Cecilia
Patron saintSaint Cecilia
Secular priests48
LanguageFrench, English, Spanish and Mohawk language
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopNoël Simard
Metropolitan ArchbishopChristian Lépine
Vicar GeneralAndré Lafleur
Judicial VicarJean Trudeau
Website
https://www.diocesevalleyfield.org

The diocese, which is based in the western suburbs of Montreal, features approximately 201,000 baptized Catholics. Parishioners are served by 48 priests, 17 deacons, 31 religious brothers, and 76 religious sisters. In 2008, the diocese consolidated its 63 parishes into 24.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Annuario Pontificio per l'anno 2017 (Città del Vaticano: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2017), 775.
  2. ^ Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Diocese of Valleyfield" . Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.