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Diocese of

Amarillo

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,962 km²

Population: 44,217 Catholics (10.3% of 427,877 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Antonio

Neighbouring Dioceses: Santa Fe (←), Oklahoma City (→), Lubbock (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Assumption of Mary (August 15), Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 10

Statistics: 38 parishes, 1 mission, 46 priests (30 diocesan, 16 religious), 49 deacons, 106 lay religious (16 brothers, 90 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

Address: 1800 N. Spring St., P.O. Box 5644, Amarillo, TX 79117-5644, USA

Phone: +1 (806) 383-2243

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (50)

Santa Fe (←), Oklahoma City (→), Lubbock (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.01.03 – ...):Bishop Patrick James Zurek (70)Bishop Patrick James Zurek (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Amarillo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Patrick James Zurek (70)Bishop Patrick James Zurek (70)Permalink
(2008.01.03 – ...)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA)

Secundum cor tuum

Born:1948.08.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1998.02.16

Titular Bishop of Thamugadi (1998.01.05 – 2008.01.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1998.01.05 – 2008.01.03)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (2008.01.03 – ...)

Bishop John Walter Yanta (87)Bishop John Walter Yanta (87)Permalink
(1997.01.20 – 2008.01.03)

Bishop emeritus of Amarillo (USA)

Born:1931.10.02 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1994.12.30

Titular Bishop of Naratcata (1994.10.27 – 1997.01.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1994.10.27 – 1997.01.20)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1997.01.20 – 2008.01.03)

Bishop Leroy Theodore MatthiesenPermalink
(1980.03.25 – 1997.01.20)

Born:1921.06.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.30
Died:2010.03.22 († 88)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1980.03.25 – 1997.01.20)

Bishop Lawrence Michael De FalcoPermalink
(1963.04.16 – 1979.08.28)

Born:1915.08.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1942.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1963.05.30
Died:1979.08.28 († 64)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1963.04.16 – 1979.08.28)

Bishop John Louis MorkovskyPermalink
(1958.08.18 – 1963.04.16)

Born:1909.08.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:1956.02.22
Died:1990.03.24 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Hieron (1955.12.22 – 1958.08.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1955.12.22 – 1958.08.18)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1958.08.18 – 1963.04.16)

Titular Bishop of Tigava (1963.04.16 – 1975.04.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Galveston–Houston (USA) (1963.04.16 – 1975.04.22)

Bishop of Galveston–Houston (USA) (1975.04.22 – 1984.08.21)

Bishop Laurence Julius FitzSimonPermalink
(1941.08.02 – 1958.07.02)

Born:1895.01.31 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1921.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1941.10.22
Died:1958.07.02 († 63)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1941.08.02 – 1958.07.02)

Bishop Robert Emmet Lucey (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1934.02.10 – 1941.01.23)

Born:1891.03.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1916.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1934.05.01
Died:1977.08.02 († 86)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1934.02.10 – 1941.01.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio (USA) (1941.01.23 – 1969.05.23)

Titular Archbishop of Taormina (1969.05.23 – 1970.12.31)

Bishop Rudolph Aloysius Gerken (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1926.08.25 – 1933.06.02)

Non ego sed tu Domine / Not me but you, O Lord

Born:1887.03.07 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1927.04.26
Died:1943.03.02 († 55)

Bishop of Amarillo (USA) (1926.08.25 – 1933.06.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Fe (USA) (1933.06.02 – 1943.03.02)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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