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Diocese of

Breda

Netherlands Netherlands

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,368 km²

Population: 423,600 Catholics (36.8% of 1,151,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Utrecht

Neighbouring Dioceses: Gent (↙), Brugge (↙), Rotterdam (↖), ’s-Hertogenbosch (→), Antwerpen (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 40 parishes, 203 priests (87 diocesan, 116 religious), 23 deacons, 586 lay religious (207 brothers, 379 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Gent (↙), Brugge (↙), Rotterdam (↖), ’s-Hertogenbosch (→), Antwerpen (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.11.26 – ...):Bishop Johannes Wilhelmus Maria Liesen (58)Bishop Johannes Wilhelmus Maria Liesen (58)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands

Ordinaries

Bishops of Breda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Johannes Wilhelmus Maria Liesen (58)Bishop Johannes Wilhelmus Maria Liesen (58)Permalink
(2011.11.26 – ...)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands

Deus providebit

Born:1960.09.17 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.18

Titular Bishop of Tunnuna (2010.07.15 – 2011.11.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) (2010.07.15 – 2011.11.26)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (2011.11.26 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands (2016.06.14 – ...)

Bishop Johannes Harmannes Jozefus van den Hende (54)Bishop Johannes Harmannes Jozefus van den Hende (54)Permalink
(2007.10.31 – 2011.05.10)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands)
President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands

Sine timore serviamus illi

Born:1964.01.09 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1991.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:2006.11.25

Coadjutor Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (2006.09.09 – 2007.10.31)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (2007.10.31 – 2011.05.10)

Bishop of Rotterdam (Netherlands) (2011.05.10 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Netherlands (2016.06.14 – ...)

Bishop Martinus Petrus Maria MuskensPermalink
(1994.07.23 – 2007.10.31)

Shalom

Born:1935.12.11 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1994.11.26
Died:2013.04.16 († 77)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1994.07.23 – 2007.10.31)

Bishop Hubertus Cornelis Antonius ErnstPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1992.05.06 – 1994.07.23)

Bishop Hubertus Cornelis Antonius ErnstPermalink
(1967.11.03 – 1992.05.06)

Christus heri et hodie

Born:1917.04.08 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1967.12.17
Died:2017.05.19 († 100)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1967.11.03 – 1992.05.06)

Apostolic Administrator of Breda (Netherlands) (1992.05.06 – 1994.07.23)

Bishop Gerardus Hernricus De VetPermalink
(1962.03.22 – 1967.03.27)

In gratia Dei

Born:1917.11.15 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1962.05.13
Died:1967.03.27 († 49)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1962.03.22 – 1967.03.27)

Bishop Joseph Wilhelmus Maria Baeten (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1951.02.18 – 1961.09.08)

Aurora consurgens

Born:1893.04.08 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1945.12.27
Died:1964.08.26 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Dorylaëum (1945.11.30 – 1951.02.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1945.11.30 – 1951.02.18)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1951.02.18 – 1961.09.08)

Titular Archbishop of Stauropolis (1961.09.08 – 1964.08.26)

Bishop Pieter Adriaan Willem HopmansPermalink
(1914.09.08 – 1951.02.18)

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1865.08.22 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1890.10.12
Consecrated Bishop:1914.11.01
Died:1951.02.18 († 85)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1914.09.08 – 1951.02.18)

Bishop Petrus LeytenPermalink
(1885.04.26 – 1914.05.17)

In te Domine speravi

Born:1834.07.16 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1859.02.13
Consecrated Bishop:1885.06.29
Died:1914.05.17 († 79)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1885.04.26 – 1914.05.17)

Bishop Henricus van BeekPermalink
(1874.06.19 – 1884.10.15)

Leniter fluxit

Born:1816.03.24 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1842
Died:1884.10.15 († 68)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1874.06.19 – 1884.10.15)

Bishop Johannes van GenkPermalink
(1868.04.25 – 1874.03.10)

Per te Virgo sim defensus

Born:1803.09.09 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1827.02.20
Consecrated Bishop:1851.05.01
Died:1874.03.10 († 70)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Breda (Netherlands) (1850.03.22 – 1853.03.04)

Titular Bishop of Adrana (1850.03.22 – 1868.04.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1853.03.04 – 1868.04.25)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1868.04.25 – 1874.03.10)

Bishop Johannes van HooydonkPermalink
(1853.03.14 – 1868.04.25)

Simpliciter et confidenter

Born:1782.08.02 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1838.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1842.01.18
Died:1868.04.25 († 85)

Vicar Apostolic of Breda (Netherlands) (1827.01.07 – 1853.03.14)

Titular Bishop of Dardanus (1842.01.18 – 1853.03.14)

Bishop of Breda (Netherlands) (1853.03.14 – 1868.04.25)

Founder of Brothers of the Immaculate Conception of Huijbergen (1854.09.25)

Vicars Apostolic of Breda (Roman Rite)

Bishop Johannes van HooydonkPermalink
(1827.01.07 – 1853.03.14)

(see above)

Bishop Adrianus van DongenPermalink
(1803.04.09 – 1826.11.27)

Born:1754.08.30 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1778.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1803.03.22
Died:1826.11.27 († 72)

Vicar Apostolic of Breda (Netherlands) (1803.04.09 – 1826.11.27)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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