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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Częstochowa

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Area: 6,925 km²

Population: 686,686 Catholics (97.1% of 707,512 total) (2020)

Statistics: 312 parishes, 9 missions, 833 priests (618 diocesan, 215 religious), 979 lay religious (266 brothers, 713 sisters), 22 seminarians (2020)

Suffragan Sees: Radom, Sosnowiec

Neighbouring Dioceses: Gliwice (↙), Opole (←), Kalisz (↖), Łódź (↑), Radom (↗), Kielce (→), Sosnowiec (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Najświętszej Maryi Panny Królowej Polski (May 3)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 29

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Gliwice (↙), Opole (←), Kalisz (↖), Łódź (↑), Radom (↗), Kielce (→), Sosnowiec (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.12.29 – ...):Archbishop Wacław Tomasz Depo (68)Archbishop Wacław Tomasz Depo (68)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.05.20 – ...):Bishop Andrzej Przybylski (57)Bishop Andrzej Przybylski (57)

Titular Bishop of Orte

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Częstochowa (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Wacław Tomasz Depo (68)Archbishop Wacław Tomasz Depo (68)Permalink
(2011.12.29 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Częstochowa (Poland)

Ad Christum Redemptorem hominis

Born:1953.09.27 (Szydłowiec, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.09

Bishop of Zamość–Lubaczów (Poland) (2006.08.05 – 2011.12.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (2011.12.29 – ...)

Archbishop Stanisław NowakPermalink
(1992.03.25 – 2011.12.29)

Juxta crucem Tecum stare

Born:1935.07.11 (Jeziorzany, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1984.11.25
Died:2021.12.12 (Częstochowa, Poland † 86)

Bishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (1984.10.26 – 1992.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2011.12.29)

Bishops of Częstochowa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stanisław Nowak (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1984.10.26 – 1992.03.25)

(see above)

Bishop Stefan BarelaPermalink
(1964.01.17 – 1984.02.12)

Veritati et caritati

Born:1916.06.24 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1944.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1961.01.08
Died:1984.02.12 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Hyllarima (1960.10.26 – 1964.01.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (1960.10.26 – 1964.01.17)

Bishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (1964.01.17 – 1984.02.12)

Bishop Zdzislaw GolinskiPermalink
(1951.04.22 – 1963.07.06)

Crux victoria

Born:1908.12.27 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1931.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1947.08.03
Died:1963.07.06 († 54)

Titular Bishop of Hemeria (1947.03.28 – 1951.04.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lublin (Poland) (1947.03.28 – 1951.04.22)

Bishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (1951.04.22 – 1963.07.06)

Bishop Teodoro KubinaPermalink
(1925.12.14 – 1951.02.13)

Misereor super turbam

Born:1880.04.16 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1906.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1926.02.02
Died:1951.02.13 († 70)

Bishop of Częstochowa (Poland) (1925.12.14 – 1951.02.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.08.06

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