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Diocese of

El Paso

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 69,090 km²

Population: 721,660 Catholics (80.0% of 902,072 total) (2017)

Statistics: 59 parishes, 127 priests (77 diocesan, 50 religious), 30 deacons, 176 lay religious (70 brothers, 106 sisters), 19 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Antonio

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ciudad Juárez (↙), Las Cruces (↑), San Angelo (→), Piedras Negras (↘), Chihuahua (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Patrick (March 17), Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: March 17

Address: 499 St. Matthews, El Paso, TX 79907, USA

Phone: +1 (915) 872-8407

Websites: LinkFacebook Page

History


Special Churches

All Churches (77)

Ciudad Juárez (↙), Las Cruces (↑), San Angelo (→), Piedras Negras (↘), Chihuahua (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.06 – ...):Bishop Mark Joseph Seitz (65)Bishop Mark Joseph Seitz (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of El Paso (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Mark Joseph Seitz (65)Bishop Mark Joseph Seitz (65)Permalink
(2013.05.06 – ...)

Bishop of El Paso (USA)

Paratum cor meum

Born:1954.01.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.27

Titular Bishop of Cozyla (2010.03.11 – 2013.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dallas (USA) (2010.03.11 – 2013.05.06)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (2013.05.06 – ...)

Bishop Armando Xavier Ochoa (76)Bishop Armando Xavier Ochoa (76)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.02.02 – 2013.05.06)

Bishop Armando Xavier Ochoa (76)Bishop Armando Xavier Ochoa (76)Permalink
(1996.04.01 – 2011.12.01)

Bishop emeritus of Fresno (USA)

Preparen el camino del Señor

Born:1943.04.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1987.02.23

Titular Bishop of Sitifis (1986.12.29 – 1996.04.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles (USA) (1986.12.29 – 1996.04.01)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1996.04.01 – 2011.12.01)

Bishop of Fresno (USA) (2011.12.01 – 2019.03.05)

Apostolic Administrator of El Paso (USA) (2012.02.02 – 2013.05.06)

Bishop Raymundo Joseph Peña (85)Bishop Raymundo Joseph Peña (85)Permalink
(1980.04.29 – 1994.05.23)

Bishop emeritus of Brownsville (USA)

Haz todo con amor

Born:1934.02.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1976.12.13

Titular Bishop of Trisipa (1976.10.16 – 1980.04.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1976.10.16 – 1980.04.29)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1980.04.29 – 1994.05.23)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1994.05.23 – 2009.12.09)

Bishop Patrick Fernández Flores (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1978.04.04 – 1979.08.23)

Laborabo non mihi sed omnibus

Born:1929.07.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1970.05.05
Died:2017.01.09 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Italica (1970.03.09 – 1978.04.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1970.03.09 – 1978.04.04)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1978.04.04 – 1979.08.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio (USA) (1979.08.23 – 2004.12.29)

Bishop Sidney Matthew MetzgerPermalink
(1942.11.29 – 1978.03.17)

Born:1902.07.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1926.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1940.04.10
Died:1986.04.12 († 83)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe (USA) (1940.01.05 – 1941.12.26)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1940.01.05 – 1942.11.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1941.12.26 – 1942.11.29)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1942.11.29 – 1978.03.17)

Bishop Anthony Joseph Schuler, S.J.Permalink
(1915.06.17 – 1942.11.29)

Born:1869.09.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1901.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1915.10.28
Died:1944.06.03 († 74)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1915.06.17 – 1942.11.29)

Titular Bishop of Aradus (1942.11.29 – 1944.06.03)

Fr. John J. BrownPermalink
(1915.01.22 – 1915.06)

Born: (USA)
Died:1915.06

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1915.01.22 – 1915.06)

Former Prelates


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