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Diocese of

Fairbanks

United States United States

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Anchorage

Neighbouring Dioceses: Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (←), Whitehorse (→), Anchorage (↓)

Address: 1316 Peger Rd., Fairbanks, AK 99709-5199, United States

Phone: +1 (907) 374-9500

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (47)

Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (←), Whitehorse (→), Anchorage (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.08 – ...):Bishop Chad William Zielinski (50)Bishop-elect Chad William Zielinski (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fairbanks (Roman Rite)

Bishop Chad William Zielinski (50)Bishop-elect Chad William Zielinski (50)
(2014.11.08 – ...)

Bishop of Fairbanks (United States)

Born:1964.09.08 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1996.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:2014.12.15

Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (2014.11.08 – ...)

Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (74)Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (74)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.09.20 – 2014.11.08)

Bishop Donald Joseph Kettler (69)Bishop Donald Joseph Kettler (69)
(2002.06.07 – 2013.09.20)

Bishop of Saint Cloud (United States)

Faith hope and love

Born:1944.11.26 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.22

Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (2002.06.07 – 2013.09.20)

Bishop of Saint Cloud (United States) (2013.09.20 – ...)

Bishop Michael William Warfel (66)Bishop Michael William Warfel (66)
(Apostolic Administrator 2001.10.23 – 2002.06.07)

Bishop Michael Joseph Kaniecki, S.J.
(1985.06.01 – 2000.08.06)

To love and to serve

Born:1935.04.13 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1984.05.01
Died:2000.08.06 († 65)

Coadjutor Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (1984.03.08 – 1985.06.01)

Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (1985.06.01 – 2000.08.06)

Bishop Robert Louis Whelan, S.J.
(1968.11.15 – 1985.06.01)

Solicitude and charity

Born:1912.04.16 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1944.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1968.02.22
Died:2001.09.15 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Sicilibba (1967.12.06 – 1968.11.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (1967.12.06 – 1968.11.15)

Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (1968.11.15 – 1985.06.01)

Bishop Francis Doyle Gleeson, S.J.
(1962.08.08 – 1968.11.15)

Born:1895.01.17 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1926.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1948.04.05
Died:1983.04.30 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Cotenna (1948.01.08 – 1962.08.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1948.01.08 – 1962.08.08)

Bishop of Fairbanks (United States) (1962.08.08 – 1968.11.15)

Titular Bishop of Cuicul (1968.11.15 – 1971.01.15)

Vicars Apostolic of Alaska (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Doyle Gleeson, S.J.
(1948.01.08 – 1962.08.08)

(see above)

Bishop Walter James Fitzgerald, S.J.
(1945.05.20 – 1947.07.19)

Born:1883.11.17 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1918.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:1939.02.24
Died:1947.07.19 († 63)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1938.12.14 – 1945.05.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1945.05.20 – 1947.07.19)

Bishop Joseph Raphael John Crimont, S.J.
(1917.02.15 – 1945.05.20)

Born:1858.02.02 (France)
Ordained Priest:1888.08.28
Consecrated Bishop:1917.07.25
Died:1945.05.20 († 87)

Prefect Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1904.03.28 – 1917.02.15)

Titular Bishop of Ammædara (1917.02.15 – 1945.05.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1917.02.15 – 1945.05.20)

Prefects Apostolic of Alaska (Roman Rite)

Fr. Joseph Raphael John Crimont, S.J. (later Bishop)
(1904.03.28 – 1917.02.15)

(see above)

Fr. Jean Baptist Rene, S.J.
(1897.03.16 – 1904.03.28)

Born:1841.08.22 (France)
Ordained Priest:1876
Died:1916.04.06 († 74)

Prefect Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1897.03.16 – 1904.03.28)

Fr. Paschal Tosi, S.J.
(1894.07.27 – 1897.09.13)

Born:1837.04.25 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1861
Died:1898.01.14 († 60)

Prefect Apostolic of Alaska (United States) (1894.07.27 – 1897.09.13)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.11.21

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