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Diocese of

Alexandria–Cornwall

Canada Canada

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,290 km²

Population: 58,000 Catholics (56.9% of 101,900 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kingston

Neighbouring Dioceses: Kingston (←), Ottawa (↖), Valleyfield (→), Ogdensburg (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Heart of Mary (moveable), Sts. John Brebeuf, Isaac Jogues and companions (September 26)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 11 (1999), September 12 (1976) (co-cathedral)

Statistics: 28 parishes, 37 priests (34 diocesan, 3 religious), 19 deacons, 25 lay religious (3 brothers, 22 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: Centre diocésain, 220 chemin Montreal, C.P. 1388, Cornwall, ON K6H 5V4, Canada

Phone: +1 (613) 933-1138

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (29)

Kingston (←), Ottawa (↖), Valleyfield (→), Ogdensburg (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.04.27 – ...):Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J. (74)Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J. (74)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada)

Auxiliary Bishop (2018.12.12 – ...):Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R. (62)Bishop-elect Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R. (62)

Titular Bishop of Melzi

Ordinaries

Bishops of Alexandria–Cornwall (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J. (74)Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J. (74)Permalink
(2018.04.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada)
Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada)

In nomine Jesu

Born:1944.02.19 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1972.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1995.04.25

Titular Bishop of Slebte (1995.02.22 – 1998.06.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1995.02.22 – 1998.06.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Halifax (Canada) (1998.06.30 – 2007.05.14)

Apostolic Administrator of Yarmouth (Canada) (2002.01.24 – 2007.05.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada) (2007.05.14 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (2016.01.14 – 2018.04.27)

Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (2018.04.27 – ...)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J. (74)Archbishop Terrence Thomas Prendergast, S.J. (74)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.01.14 – 2018.04.27)

Bishop Marcel Damphousse (55)Bishop Marcel Damphousse (55)Permalink
(2012.06.28 – 2015.11.12)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1963.03.19 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1991.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.02

Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (2012.06.28 – 2015.11.12)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (2015.11.12 – ...)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Paul-André Durocher (64)Bishop Paul-André Durocher (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.04.27 – 2011.10.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gatineau (Canada)

Canta et ambula

Born:1954.05.28 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.14

Titular Bishop of Ausuaga (1997.01.20 – 2002.04.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1997.01.20 – 2002.04.27)

Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (2002.04.27 – 2011.10.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Gatineau (Canada) (2011.10.12 – ...)

Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2011.10.18 – 2013.09.25)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2013.09.25 – 2015.09.15)

Bishop Eugène Philippe LaRocquePermalink
(1976.09.17 – 2002.04.27)

Christus Petra illa

Born:1927.03.27 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1952.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1974.09.03
Died:2018.12.16 († 91)

Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1974.06.24 – 1976.09.17)

Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (1976.09.17 – 2002.04.27)

Bishops of Alexandria in Ontario (Roman Rite)

Bishop Eugène Philippe LaRocquePermalink
(1974.06.24 – 1976.09.17)

(see above)

Bishop Adolphe E. ProulxPermalink
(1967.04.28 – 1974.02.13)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1927.12.12 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1954.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1965.02.24
Died:1987.07.22 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Missua (1965.01.02 – 1967.04.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1965.01.02 – 1967.04.28)

Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1967.04.28 – 1974.02.13)

Bishop of Hull (Canada) (1974.02.13 – 1982.03.01)

Bishop of Gatineau–Hull (Canada) (1982.03.01 – 1987.07.22)

Bishop Rosario L. BrodeurPermalink
(1941.07.27 – 1966.10.15)

Christus spes mea

Born:1889.10.30 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1916.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1941.06.30
Died:1986.02.07 († 96)

Titular Bishop of Midaëum (1941.05.24 – 1941.07.27)

Coadjutor Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1941.05.24 – 1941.07.27)

Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1941.07.27 – 1966.10.15)

Titular Bishop of Maronana (1966.10.15 – 1971.01.20)

Bishop Félix Couturier, O.P.Permalink
(1921.06.28 – 1941.07.27)

Semper felix in Domino

Born:1876.03.29 (France)
Ordained Priest:1901.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1919.04.27
Died:1941.07.27 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Myriophytos (1919.03 – 1921.06.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Egypt (Egypt) (1919.07.03 – 1921.06.28)

Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1921.06.28 – 1941.07.27)

Bishop William Andrew MacdonellPermalink
(1906.03.21 – 1920.11.17)

Pro Deo et ecclesia

Born:1853.11.30 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1881.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1906.06.24
Died:1920.11.17 († 66)

Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1906.03.21 – 1920.11.17)

Bishop Alexander MacdonellPermalink
(1890.07.18 – 1905.05.30)

Born:1833.11.01 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1862.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1890.10.28
Died:1905.05.30 († 71)

Bishop of Alexandria in Ontario (Canada) (1890.07.18 – 1905.05.30)

Former Prelates


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