Open main menu

Roman Catholic Diocese of Dodge City


The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dodge City (Latin: Dioecesis Dodgepolis) is a Roman Catholic diocese covering twenty-eight counties in Kansas. Pope Pius XII created the diocese on May 19, 1951.

Diocese of Dodge City

Dioecesis Dodgepolis
Coat of Arms Diocese of Dodge City, KS.png
Location
Country United States
Territory28 counties in Southwest Kansas
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Kansas City in Kansas
MetropolitanDodge City, Kansas
Population
- Catholics

60,554 (27.2%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteRoman Rite
EstablishedMay 19, 1951
CathedralCathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Patron saintOur Lady of Guadalupe
St. John the Baptist
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopJohn Balthasar Brungardt
Bishop of Dodge City
Metropolitan ArchbishopJoseph Fred Naumann
Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas
Bishops emeritusRonald Michael Gilmore
Bishop Emeritus of Dodge City Stanley Girard Schlarman
Bishop Emeritus of Dodge City
Map
Diocese of Dodge City (Kansas - USA).jpg
Website
dcdiocese.org

John B. Brungardt was appointed Bishop of Dodge City in December 2010.

Contents

HistoryEdit

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Dodge City encompasses 23,000-square-miles, and 50 parishes in 28 counties. It was established in 1951 from parts of the Diocese of Wichita, the Diocese of Leavenworth, and the Vicariate Apostolic of the Indian Territory established July 19, 1850.[1]

At that time, Sacred Heart Church became the diocesan cathedral. A new cathedral, the Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe was consecrated on December 9, 2001. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the diocese.[2]

The Diocese of Dodge City is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.

Bishops of the DioceseEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

 
Cathedral of Our Lady of Guadalupe
 
Sacred Heart Cathedral, former seat of the Diocese of Dodge City

Coordinates: 37°45′35″N 100°01′06″W / 37.75972°N 100.01833°W / 37.75972; -100.01833