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Diocese of

Hamilton

New Zealand New Zealand

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Hamilton / Hamilton in New Zealand / Hamiltonen(sis) in Nova Zelandia (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Wellington

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Special Churches

Churches by City (44)

Auckland (↑), Palmerston North (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2021.12.17 – ...):Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe (60)Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe (60)

Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)

Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

Ordinaries

Bishops of Hamilton (Roman Rite)

Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe (60)Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe (60)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2021.12.17 – ...)

Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe (60)Bishop Stephen Marmion Lowe (60)Permalink
(2014.11.22 – 2021.12.17)

Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand)
Apostolic Administrator of Hamilton (New Zealand)
Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference
General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference

The Lord is my Shepherd / Ko te Ariki Toku Hepara

Born:1962.08.03 (Hokitika, New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1996.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:2015.02.13

Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand) (2014.11.22 – 2021.12.17)

General Secretary of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (2016? – ...)

Vice-President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (2020.10.30 – ...)

Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand) (2021.12.17 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Hamilton (New Zealand) (2021.12.17 – ...)

Bishop Denis George Browne (85)Bishop Denis George Browne (85)Permalink
(1994.12.19 – 2014.11.22)

Bishop emeritus of Hamilton (New Zealand)

Live the truth in love

Born:1937.09.21 (Auckland, New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1977.06.29

Bishop of Rarotonga (Cook Islands) (1977.03.21 – 1983.06.06)

Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand) (1983.06.06 – 1994.12.19)

Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand) (1994.12.19 – 2014.11.22)

President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (2002 – 2006)

President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (2003.11 – 2009.09)

Bishop Edward Russell GainesPermalink
(1980.03.06 – 1994.09.06)

Born:1926.11.03 (New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1976.12.08
Died:1994.09.06 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Domnach Sechnaill (1976.10.28 – 1980.03.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Auckland (New Zealand) (1976.10.28 – 1980.03.06)

Bishop of Hamilton (New Zealand) (1980.03.06 – 1994.09.06)

Military Vicar of New Zealand (New Zealand) (1981.06.19 – 1986.07.21)

Military Ordinary of New Zealand (New Zealand) (1986.07.21 – 1994.09.06)

President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (1988 – 1991)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Chancel Centre, 51 Grey Street, Hamilton East 3216, New Zealand

Phone: +64 7 856-6989

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 49,700 km²

Population: 64,539 Catholics (8.4% of 764,376 total) (2020)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 25 missions, 35 priests (27 diocesan, 8 religious), 23 deacons, 38 lay religious (8 brothers, 30 sisters), 2 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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