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Diocese of

Cheyenne

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 252,552 km²

Population: 53,594 Catholics (9.2% of 584,153 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Denver

Neighbouring Dioceses: Salt Lake City (↙), Boise City (←), Helena (↖), Great Falls–Billings (↑), Rapid City (↗), Grand Island (→), Denver (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Assumption of Mary (August 15), St. Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: January 31

Statistics: 37 parishes, 64 priests (59 diocesan, 5 religious), 35 deacons, 14 lay religious (5 brothers, 9 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

Address: Chancery Office, 2121 Capitol Ave., P.O. Box 1468, Cheyenne, WY 82003-1468, USA

Phone: +1 (307) 638-1530

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (77)

Salt Lake City (↙), Boise City (←), Helena (↖), Great Falls–Billings (↑), Rapid City (↗), Grand Island (→), Denver (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.03.16 – ...):Bishop Steven Robert Biegler (59)Bishop Steven Robert Biegler (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cheyenne (Roman Rite)

Bishop Steven Robert Biegler (59)Bishop Steven Robert Biegler (59)Permalink
(2017.03.16 – ...)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA)

Shepherd in compassion

Born:1959.03.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:2017.06.05

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (2017.03.16 – ...)

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (59)Bishop Paul Dennis Etienne (59) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2009.10.19 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA)

Veritas in caritate

Born:1959.06.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2009.12.09

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (2009.10.19 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2016.10.04 – ...)

Twitter FeedBishop David Laurin Ricken (65)Bishop David Laurin Ricken (65)Permalink
(2001.09.26 – 2008.07.09)

Bishop of Green Bay (USA)

Caritas sapientia fortitudo

Born:1952.11.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.09.12
Consecrated Bishop:2000.01.06

Coadjutor Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1999.12.14 – 2001.09.26)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (2001.09.26 – 2008.07.09)

Bishop of Green Bay (USA) (2008.07.09 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Hubert Hart (87)Bishop Joseph Hubert Hart (87)Permalink
(1978.04.25 – 2001.09.26)

Bishop emeritus of Cheyenne (USA)

Dominus pars

Born:1931.09.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1976.08.31

Titular Bishop of Thimida regia (1976.07.01 – 1978.04.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1976.07.01 – 1978.04.25)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1978.04.25 – 2001.09.26)

Bishop Hubert Michael NewellPermalink
(1951.11.08 – 1978.01.03)

Born:1904.02.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1947.09.24
Died:1987.09.08 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Zapara (1947.08.02 – 1951.11.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1947.08.02 – 1951.11.08)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1951.11.08 – 1978.01.03)

Bishop Patrick Aloysius Alphonsus McGovernPermalink
(1912.01.19 – 1951.11.08)

Born:1872.10.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1895.08.18
Consecrated Bishop:1912.04.11
Died:1951.11.08 († 79)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1912.01.19 – 1951.11.08)

Bishop James John Keane (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1902.06.10 – 1911.08.11)

Beati pedes evangelizantium

Born:1857.08.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1882.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1902.10.28
Died:1929.08.02 († 71)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1902.06.10 – 1911.08.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Dubuque (USA) (1911.08.11 – 1929.08.02)

Bishop Thomas Mathias LenihanPermalink
(1896.11.30 – 1901.12.15)

Born:1843.05.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1868.11.19
Consecrated Bishop:1897.02.24
Died:1901.12.15 († 58)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1896.11.30 – 1901.12.15)

Bishop Maurice Francis BurkePermalink
(1887.08.09 – 1893.06.19)

Born:1845.05.05 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1875.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1887.10.28
Died:1923.03.17 († 77)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (1887.08.09 – 1893.06.19)

Bishop of Saint Joseph (USA) (1893.06.19 – 1923.03.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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