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Diocese of

Antigonish

Canada Canada

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 18,800 km²

Population: 133,800 Catholics (56.5% of 237,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Halifax–Yarmouth

Neighbouring Dioceses: Halifax–Yarmouth (↙), Gaspé (↑), Corner Brook and Labrador (↗), Saint John’s, Newfoundland (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Ninian (September 16), St. Anne (July 26)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 13 (1874)

Statistics: 78 parishes, 106 priests (101 diocesan, 5 religious), 9 deacons, 199 lay religious (5 brothers, 194 sisters), 3 seminarians (2014)

Address: Bishop's House, P.O. Box 1330, 168 Hawthorne St., Antigonish, NS B2G 2L7, Canada

Phone: +1 (902) 863-3335

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (126)

Halifax–Yarmouth (↙), Gaspé (↑), Corner Brook and Labrador (↗), Saint John’s, Newfoundland (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.11.21 – ...):Bishop Brian Joseph Dunn (62)Bishop Brian Joseph Dunn (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Antigonish (Roman Rite)

Bishop Brian Joseph Dunn (62)Bishop Brian Joseph Dunn (62)Permalink
(2009.11.21 – ...)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada)

Nihil nos separabit a caritate Dei

Born:1955.01.08 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:2008.10.09

Titular Bishop of Munatiana (2008.07.16 – 2009.11.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (2008.07.16 – 2009.11.21)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (2009.11.21 – ...)

Archbishop Anthony Mancini (71)Archbishop Anthony Mancini (71)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.09.26 – 2009.11.21)

Bishop Raymond John Lahey (76) (later Mr.)Permalink
(2003.04.05 – 2009.09.26)

Bishop emeritus of Antigonish (Canada)

In cruce salus

Born:1940.05.29 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1986.08.03

Bishop of Saint George’s (Canada) (1986.07.05 – 2003.04.05)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (2003.04.05 – 2009.09.26)

Lay state (2012.05)

Bishop Colin CampbellPermalink
(1986.12.12 – 2002.10.26)

Tutore te Christe

Born:1931.07.12 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.19
Died:2012.01.17 († 80)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (1986.12.12 – 2002.10.26)

Bishop William Edward PowerPermalink
(1960.05.12 – 1986.12.12)

Born:1915.09.27 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1960.07.20
Died:2003.11.29 († 88)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (1960.05.12 – 1986.12.12)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1971 – 1973)

Bishop John Roderick MacDonaldPermalink
(1950.04.13 – 1959.12.18)

In fraternitatis amore

Born:1891.07.09 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1916.01.23
Consecrated Bishop:1943.08.24
Died:1959.12.18 († 68)

Bishop of Peterborough (Canada) (1943.06.05 – 1945.04.14)

Titular Bishop of Ancusa (1945.04.14 – 1950.04.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (1945.04.14 – 1950.04.13)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (1950.04.13 – 1959.12.18)

Archbishop James MorrisonPermalink
(1912.05.25 – 1950.04.13)

Soli Deo

Born:1861.07.09 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1889.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1912.09.04
Died:1950.04.13 († 88)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (1912.05.25 – 1950.04.13)

Archbishop ad personam (1944.02.26 – 1950.04.13)

Bishop John CameronPermalink
(1886.08.23 – 1910.04.06)

Born:1826.02.16 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1853.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1870.05.22
Died:1910.04.06 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Titopolis (1870.03.11 – 1877.07.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Arichat (Canada) (1870.03.11 – 1877.07.17)

Bishop of Arichat (Canada) (1877.07.17 – 1886.08.23)

Bishop of Antigonish (Canada) (1886.08.23 – 1910.04.06)

Bishops of Arichat (Roman Rite)

Bishop John CameronPermalink
(1877.07.17 – 1886.08.23)

(see above)

Bishop Colin Francis McKinnon (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1851.09.21 – 1877.08.30)

Sub cruce salus

Born:1811.07.29 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1837.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:1852.02.27
Died:1879.09.26 († 68)

Bishop of Arichat (Canada) (1851.09.21 – 1877.08.30)

Titular Archbishop of Amida (1877.08.30 – 1879.09.26)

Bishop William FraserPermalink
(1844.09.27 – 1851.10.04)

Je suis pret

Born:1779 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1804.01.08
Consecrated Bishop:1827.06.24
Died:1851.10.04 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Tanis (1825.06.03 – 1842.02.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Nova Scotia (Canada) (1825.06.03 – 1842.02.15)

Bishop of Halifax (Canada) (1842.02.15 – 1844.09.27)

Bishop of Arichat (Canada) (1844.09.27 – 1851.10.04)

Former Prelates


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