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Diocese of

Belleville

United States United States

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Chicago

Neighbouring Dioceses: Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↙), Springfield in Illinois (↑), Evansville (→), Owensboro (↘)

Address: Chancery Office, 222 S. Third St., Belleville, IL 62220, United States

Phone: +1 (618) 277-8181

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (119)

Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↙), Springfield in Illinois (↑), Evansville (→), Owensboro (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.03.15 – ...):Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (70)Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Belleville (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (70)Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (70)
(2005.03.15 – ...)

Bishop of Belleville (United States)

Mane nobiscum Domine

Born:1944.06.28 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.17

Titular Bishop of Macomades rusticiana (1995.03.28 – 2000.12.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (United States) (1995.03.28 – 2000.12.12)

Bishop of Lake Charles (United States) (2000.12.12 – 2005.03.15)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (2005.03.15 – ...)

Archbishop Wilton Daniel Gregory (66)Bishop Wilton Daniel Gregory (66) (later Archbishop)
(1993.12.29 – 2004.12.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (United States)

We are the Lord’s

Born:1947.12.07 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:1983.12.13

Titular Bishop of Oliva (1983.10.31 – 1993.12.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (United States) (1983.10.31 – 1993.12.29)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1993.12.29 – 2004.12.09)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (1998.12 – 2001.11.13)

President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2001.11.13 – 2004.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Atlanta (United States) (2004.12.09 – ...)

Archbishop James Patrick Keleher (82)Bishop James Patrick Keleher (82) (later Archbishop)
(1984.10.23 – 1993.06.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kansas City (United States)

Born:1931.07.31 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1958.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1984.12.11

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1984.10.23 – 1993.06.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kansas City (United States) (1993.06.28 – 2005.01.15)

Bishop John Nicholas Wurm
(1981.09.19 – 1984.04.27)

Born:1927.12.06 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1976.08.17
Died:1984.04.27 († 56)

Titular Bishop of Plestia (1976.06.25 – 1981.09.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (United States) (1976.06.25 – 1981.09.19)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1981.09.19 – 1984.04.27)

Bishop William Michael Cosgrove
(1976.08.30 – 1981.05.19)

Born:1916.11.26 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.03
Died:1992.12.11 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Trisipa (1968.06.12 – 1976.08.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (United States) (1968.06.12 – 1976.08.30)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1976.08.30 – 1981.05.19)

Bishop Albert Rudolph Zuroweste
(1947.11.29 – 1976.08.30)

Born:1901.04.26 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1924.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:1948.01.29
Died:1987.03.28 († 85)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1947.11.29 – 1976.08.30)

Bishop Henry J. Althoff
(1913.12.04 – 1947.07.03)

Born:1873.08.28 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1902.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1914.02.24
Died:1947.07.03 († 73)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1913.12.04 – 1947.07.03)

Bishop John Janssen
(1888.02.28 – 1913.07.02)

Born:1835.03.03 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1858.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1888.04.25
Died:1913.07.02 († 78)

Bishop of Belleville (United States) (1888.02.28 – 1913.07.02)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.07.22

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