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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Adelaide

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 105,000 km²

Population: 303,600 Catholics (20.2% of 1,502,774 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Darwin, Port Pirie

Neighbouring Dioceses: Port Pirie (↑), Ballarat (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 57 parishes, 9 missions, 138 priests (78 diocesan, 60 religious), 12 deacons, 354 lay religious (109 brothers, 245 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Address: 39 Wakefield Street, GPO Box 1364, Adelaide, SA 5001, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8210 8108

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (139)

Port Pirie (↑), Ballarat (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2018.06.03 – ...):Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (77)Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (77)

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Adelaide (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (77)Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.06.03 – ...)

Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson (68)Archbishop Philip Edward Wilson (68)Permalink
(2001.12.03 – 2018.07.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Adelaide (Australia)

Non nobis Domine

Born:1950.10.02 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1975.08.23
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.10

Bishop of Wollongong (Australia) (1996.04.12 – 2000.11.30)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (2000.11.30 – 2001.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (2001.12.03 – 2018.07.30)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2006.05.05 – 2012.05.04)

Vice-President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2012.05.04 – 2016.05.04)

Archbishop Leonard Anthony FaulknerPermalink
(1985.06.19 – 2001.12.03)

Faith and fortitude

Born:1926.12.05 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1950.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:1967.11.28
Died:2018.05.06 († 91)

Bishop of Townsville (Australia) (1967.09.14 – 1983.09.02)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1983.09.02 – 1985.06.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1985.06.19 – 2001.12.03)

Archbishop James William GleesonPermalink
(1971.05.01 – 1985.06.19)

Born:1920.12.24 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1945.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.21
Died:2000.03.21 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Sesta (1957.02.15 – 1964.07.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1957.02.15 – 1964.07.06)

Titular Archbishop of Aurusuliana (1964.07.06 – 1971.05.01)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1964.07.06 – 1971.05.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1971.05.01 – 1985.06.19)

Archbishop Matthew BeovichPermalink
(1939.12.11 – 1971.05.01)

Born:1896.04.01 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1940.04.07
Died:1981.10.24 († 85)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1939.12.11 – 1971.05.01)

Archbishop Andrew KillianPermalink
(1934.11.05 – 1939.06.28)

Born:1872.10.26 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1898.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1924.06.15
Died:1939.06.28 († 66)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1924.02.26 – 1933.07.11)

Titular Archbishop of Ratiaria (1933.07.11 – 1934.11.05)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1933.07.11 – 1934.11.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1934.11.05 – 1939.06.28)

Archbishop Robert William Spence, O.P.Permalink
(1915.07.06 – 1934.11.05)

Born:1860.01.13 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1882.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1914.08.16
Died:1934.11.05 († 74)

Titular Archbishop of Pessinus (1914.05.02 – 1915.07.06)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1914.05.02 – 1915.07.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1915.07.06 – 1934.11.05)

Archbishop John O’ReillyPermalink
(1895.01.05 – 1915.07.06)

Born:1846.11.19 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1869.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1888.05.01
Died:1915.07.06 († 68)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1887.05.13 – 1895.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1895.01.05 – 1915.07.06)

Archbishop Christopher Augustine ReynoldsPermalink
(1887.05.10 – 1893.06.12)

Born:1834.08.11 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1860.04.20
Consecrated Bishop:1873.11.28
Died:1893.06.12 († 58)

Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1873.05.25 – 1887.05.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1887.05.10 – 1893.06.12)

Bishops of Adelaide (Roman Rite)

Bishop Christopher Augustine Reynolds (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1873.05.25 – 1887.05.10)

(see above)

Bishop Laurence Bonaventure Sheil, O.F.M.Permalink
(1866 – 1872.03.01)

Born:1814.12.24 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1839.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1866.08.15
Died:1872.03.01 († 57)

Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1866 – 1872.03.01)

Bishop Patrick Bonaventure Geoghegan, O.F.M.Permalink
(1859.04.15 – 1864.03.10)

Born:1805.03.17 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1835.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:1859.09.08
Died:1864.05.09 († 59)

Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1859.04.15 – 1864.03.10)

Bishop of Goulburn (Australia) (1864.03.10 – 1864.05.09)

Bishop Francis MurphyPermalink
(1843 – 1858.04.26)

Born:1795.05.20 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1825
Consecrated Bishop:1844.09.08
Died:1858.04.26 († 62)

Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1843 – 1858.04.26)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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