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Diocese of

Armidale

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 91,500 km²

Population: 41,004 Catholics (24.1% of 170,017 total) (2017)

Statistics: 25 parishes, 37 priests (32 diocesan, 5 religious), 2 deacons, 23 lay religious (5 brothers, 18 sisters), 2 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Sydney

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bathurst (↙), Wilcannia–Forbes (←), Toowoomba (↑), Lismore (↗), Maitland–Newcastle (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: 128 Dangar St., PO Box 93, Armidale, NSW 2350, Australia

Phone: +61 2 6772 4971

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (50)

Bathurst (↙), Wilcannia–Forbes (←), Toowoomba (↑), Lismore (↗), Maitland–Newcastle (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.12.07 – ...):Bishop Michael Robert Kennedy (51)Bishop Michael Robert Kennedy (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Armidale (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Robert Kennedy (51)Bishop Michael Robert Kennedy (51)Permalink
(2011.12.07 – ...)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia)

Euntes docete

Born:1968.05.13 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1999.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.09

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (2011.12.07 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (2012.12.01 – 2014.04.12)

Bishop Luc Julian Matthys (84)Bishop Luc Julian Matthys (84)Permalink
(1999.03.17 – 2011.12.07)

Bishop emeritus of Armidale (Australia)

Deus incrementum dat

Born:1935.05.03 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.14

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1999.03.17 – 2011.12.07)

Bishop Kevin Michael Manning (86)Bishop Kevin Michael Manning (86)Permalink
(1991.04.26 – 1997.07.10)

Bishop emeritus of Parramatta (Australia)

Do everything for God

Born:1933.11.02 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1991.07.10

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1991.04.26 – 1997.07.10)

Bishop of Parramatta (Australia) (1997.07.10 – 2010.01.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (2010.12.30 – 2012.12.01)

Bishop Henry Joseph KennedyPermalink
(1971.12.06 – 1991.04.26)

Born:1915.02.18 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1938.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1967.11.23
Died:2003.09.02 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Simingi (1967.09.14 – 1971.12.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brisbane (Australia) (1967.09.14 – 1971.12.06)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1971.12.06 – 1991.04.26)

Bishop James Darcy Freeman (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1968.10.18 – 1971.07.09)

Per ipsum ipsa duce

Born:1907.11.09 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1940.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1957.01.27
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:1991.03.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Hermopolis parva (1956.12.09 – 1968.10.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney (Australia) (1956.12.09 – 1968.10.18)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1968.10.18 – 1971.07.09)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (1971 – 1983)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (1971.07.09 – 1983.02.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria «Regina Pacis» in Ostia mare (1973.03.05 – 1991.03.16)

Bishop Edward John DoodyPermalink
(1948.03.11 – 1968.04.09)

Born:1903.12.15 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1927.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1948.04.22
Died:1968.04.09 († 64)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1948.03.11 – 1968.04.09)

Bishop John Aloysius ColemanPermalink
(1932.07.15 – 1947.12.22)

Born:1887.09.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1912.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1929.09.08
Died:1947.12.22 († 60)

Titular Bishop of Verbe (1929.05.31 – 1932.07.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1929.05.31 – 1932.07.15)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1932.07.15 – 1947.12.22)

Bishop Patrick Joseph O’ConnorPermalink
(1904.01.28 – 1932.07.15)

Born:1848.12.25 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1875.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1903.05.03
Died:1932.07.15 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Soli (1903.01.10 – 1904.01.28)

Coadjutor Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1903.01.10 – 1904.01.28)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1904.01.28 – 1932.07.15)

Bishop Elzear Torreggiani, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1879.02.12 – 1904.05.28)

Deus spes mea in turris fortitudinus

Born:1830.05.28 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1853.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1879.03.25
Died:1904.05.28 († 74)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1879.02.12 – 1904.05.28)

Bishop Thomas Timothy O’MahonyPermalink
(1869.10.01 – 1877.08.02)

Born:1825.11.30 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1849.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1869.11.30
Died:1892.09.08 († 66)

Bishop of Armidale (Australia) (1869.10.01 – 1877.08.02)

Titular Bishop of Eudocias (1879.11.14 – 1892.09.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1879.11.14 – 1892.09.08)

Former Prelates


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