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Diocese of

Des Moines

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 32,235 km²

Population: 113,797 Catholics (13.2% of 861,033 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dubuque

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lincoln (↙), Omaha (←), Sioux City (↑), Dubuque (↗), Davenport (→), Jefferson City (↘), Kansas City–Saint Joseph (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Queenship of Mary (August 22), St. Pius X (August 21)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 11

Statistics: 80 parishes, 99 priests (93 diocesan, 6 religious), 90 deacons, 61 lay religious (6 brothers, 55 sisters), 24 seminarians (2015)

Address: 601 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309, USA

Phone: +1 (515) 243-7653

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (85)

Lincoln (↙), Omaha (←), Sioux City (↑), Dubuque (↗), Davenport (→), Jefferson City (↘), Kansas City–Saint Joseph (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.04.10 – ...):Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (75)Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Des Moines (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Richard Edmund Pates (75)Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (75)Permalink
(2008.04.10 – ...)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA)

Born:1943.02.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.26

Titular Bishop of Suacia (2000.12.22 – 2008.04.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (2000.12.22 – 2008.04.10)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (2008.04.10 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Leo Charron, C.PP.S. (78)Bishop Joseph Leo Charron, C.PP.S. (78)Permalink
(1993.11.12 – 2007.04.10)

Bishop emeritus of Des Moines (USA)

Born:1939.12.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1967.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1990.01.25

Titular Bishop of Bencenna (1989.11.06 – 1993.11.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (1989.11.06 – 1993.11.12)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1993.11.12 – 2007.04.10)

Bishop William Henry BullockPermalink
(1987.02.10 – 1993.04.13)

Grace, mercy, peace

Born:1927.04.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1952.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.12
Died:2011.04.03 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Natchez (1980.06.03 – 1987.02.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (1980.06.03 – 1987.02.10)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1987.02.10 – 1993.04.13)

Bishop of Madison (USA) (1993.04.13 – 2003.05.23)

Bishop Maurice John DingmanPermalink
(1968.04.02 – 1986.10.14)

Born:1914.01.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1968.06.19
Died:1992.02.01 († 78)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1968.04.02 – 1986.10.14)

Bishop George Joseph Biskup (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1965.01.30 – 1967.07.20)

Born:1911.08.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1957.04.24
Died:1979.10.17 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Hemeria (1957.03.09 – 1965.01.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dubuque (USA) (1957.03.09 – 1965.01.30)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1965.01.30 – 1967.07.20)

Titular Archbishop of Tamalluma (1967.07.20 – 1970.01.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Indianapolis (USA) (1967.07.20 – 1970.01.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Indianapolis (USA) (1970.01.03 – 1979.03.20)

Bishop Edward Celestin Daly, O.P.Permalink
(1948.03.13 – 1964.11.23)

Born:1894.10.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1921.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1948.05.13
Died:1964.11.23 († 70)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1948.03.13 – 1964.11.23)

Bishop Gerald Thomas Bergan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1934.03.24 – 1948.02.07)

Born:1892.01.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1934.06.13
Died:1972.07.12 († 80)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1934.03.24 – 1948.02.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Omaha (USA) (1948.02.07 – 1969.06.11)

Titular Archbishop of Tacarata (1969.06.11 – 1971.01.28)

Bishop Thomas William DrummPermalink
(1919.03.28 – 1933.10.24)

Born:1871.07.12 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1901.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1919.05.21
Died:1933.10.24 († 62)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1919.03.28 – 1933.10.24)

Bishop Austin Dowling (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1912.01.31 – 1919.01.31)

In loco ejus me collocavit

Born:1868.04.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1891.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1912.04.25
Died:1930.11.29 († 62)

Bishop of Des Moines (USA) (1912.01.31 – 1919.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Paul (USA) (1919.01.31 – 1930.11.29)


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