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Diocese of

Bathurst

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 103,560 km²

Population: 70,593 Catholics (30.4% of 232,320 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Sydney

Neighbouring Dioceses: Canberra and Goulburn (↙), Wilcannia–Forbes (←), Armidale (↗), Maitland–Newcastle (→), Parramatta (↘), Wollongong (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 17 parishes, 28 priests (21 diocesan, 7 religious), 78 lay religious (8 brothers, 70 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Address: 84 George Street, PO Box 246, Bathhurst, NSW 2795, Australia

Phone: +61 2 6331 3611

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (60)

Canberra and Goulburn (↙), Wilcannia–Forbes (←), Armidale (↗), Maitland–Newcastle (→), Parramatta (↘), Wollongong (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.04.15 – ...):Bishop Michael Joseph McKenna (66)Bishop Michael Joseph McKenna (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bathurst (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Joseph McKenna (66)Bishop Michael Joseph McKenna (66)Permalink
(2009.04.15 – ...)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia)

Legato con amore

Born:1951.12.08 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1983.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:2009.06.26

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (2009.04.15 – ...)

Bishop Patrick DoughertyPermalink
(1983.09.01 – 2008.11.11)

Juxta crucem discipulus

Born:1931.11.21 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1954.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1976.12.08
Died:2010.08.30 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Lete (1976.10.15 – 1983.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1976.10.15 – 1983.09.01)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1983.09.01 – 2008.11.11)

Bishop Albert Reuben Edward ThomasPermalink
(1963.09.29 – 1983.04.12)

Born:1908.10.26 (England)
Ordained Priest:1931.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1963.10.20
Died:1983.09.24 († 74)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1963.09.29 – 1983.04.12)

Bishop John Francis NortonPermalink
(1928.04.09 – 1963.06.16)

Born:1891.01.30 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1926.04.18
Died:1963.06.16 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Lunda (1926.03.08 – 1928.04.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1926.03.08 – 1928.04.09)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1928.04.09 – 1963.06.16)

Bishop Michael O’Farrell, O. de M.Permalink
(1920.06.16 – 1928.04.03)

Prodesse non nocere

Born:1864.04.07
Ordained Priest:1887
Consecrated Bishop:1920.11.30
Died:1928.04.03 († 63)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1920.06.16 – 1928.04.03)

Bishop John Mary DunnePermalink
(1901.09.08 – 1919.08.22)

Born:1843.01.02 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1870.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1901.11.10
Died:1919.08.22 († 76)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1901.09.08 – 1919.08.22)

Bishop Joseph Patrick ByrnePermalink
(1885.05.05 – 1901.01.12)

Born:1840.01.05 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1865
Consecrated Bishop:1885.08.09
Died:1901.01.12 († 61)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1885.05.05 – 1901.01.12)

Bishop Matthew QuinnPermalink
(1865.06.23 – 1885.01.16)

Born:1821.05.29 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1845.02.15
Consecrated Bishop:1865.11.14
Died:1885.01.16 († 63)

Bishop of Bathurst (Australia) (1865.06.23 – 1885.01.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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