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Diocese of

Gary

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,680 km²

Population: 185,500 Catholics (23.4% of 791,822 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Indianapolis

Neighbouring Dioceses: Joliet (←), Chicago (↖), Kalamazoo (↗), Fort Wayne–South Bend (→), Lafayette in Indiana (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 72 parishes, 6 missions, 131 priests (87 diocesan, 44 religious), 66 deacons, 121 lay religious (61 brothers, 60 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

Address: Chancery Office, 9292 BRd.way Ave., Merrillville, IN 46410, USA

Phone: +1 (219) 769-9292

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (74)

Joliet (←), Chicago (↖), Kalamazoo (↗), Fort Wayne–South Bend (→), Lafayette in Indiana (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.24 – ...):Bishop Donald Joseph Hying (54)Bishop Donald Joseph Hying (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gary (Roman Rite)

Bishop Donald Joseph Hying (54)Bishop Donald Joseph Hying (54)Permalink
(2014.11.24 – ...)

Bishop of Gary (USA)

Caritas numquam excidit

Born:1963.08.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:2011.07.20

Titular Bishop of Regiæ (2011.05.26 – 2014.11.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee (USA) (2011.05.26 – 2014.11.24)

Bishop of Gary (USA) (2014.11.24 – ...)

Bishop Dale Joseph Melczek (78)Bishop Dale Joseph Melczek (78)Permalink
(1996.06.01 – 2014.11.24)

Bishop emeritus of Gary (USA)

To know Christ

Born:1938.11.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1983.01.27

Titular Bishop of Trogir (1982.12.03 – 1995.10.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1982.12.03 – 1995.10.28)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Gary (USA) (1992.08.19 – 1995.10.28)

Coadjutor Bishop of Gary (USA) (1995.10.28 – 1996.06.01)

Bishop of Gary (USA) (1996.06.01 – 2014.11.24)

Bishop Dale Joseph Melczek (78)Bishop Dale Joseph Melczek (78)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 1992.08.19 – 1995.10.28)

Bishop Norbert Felix GaughanPermalink
(1984.07.24 – 1996.06.01)

Born:1921.05.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1945.11.04
Consecrated Bishop:1975.06.26
Died:1999.10.01 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Taraqua (1975.04.02 – 1984.07.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Greensburg (USA) (1975.04.02 – 1984.07.24)

Bishop of Gary (USA) (1984.07.24 – 1996.06.01)

Bishop Andrew Gregory GrutkaPermalink
(1956.12.29 – 1984.07.09)

Born:1908.11.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:1957.02.25
Died:1993.11.11 († 84)

Bishop of Gary (USA) (1956.12.29 – 1984.07.09)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.10.18

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