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Diocese of

Harrisburg

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 19,839 km²

Population: 233,325 Catholics (10.2% of 2,278,555 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Philadelphia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Altoona–Johnstown (←), Scranton (↗), Allentown (→), Philadelphia (↘), Baltimore (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Patrick (March 17), Assumption (August 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 14

Statistics: 89 parishes, 154 priests (121 diocesan, 33 religious), 64 deacons, 294 lay religious (34 brothers, 260 sisters), 32 seminarians (2015)

Address: Chancery Office, P.O. Box 2153 , 4800 Union Deposit Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17105, USA

Phone: +1 (717) 657-4804

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (99)

Altoona–Johnstown (←), Scranton (↗), Allentown (→), Philadelphia (↘), Baltimore (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.01.24 – ...):Bishop Ronald William Gainer (71)Bishop Ronald William Gainer (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Harrisburg (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ronald William Gainer (71)Bishop Ronald William Gainer (71)Permalink
(2014.01.24 – ...)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA)

Ex de plenitudine gratiam pro gratia

Born:1947.08.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:2003.02.22

Bishop of Lexington (USA) (2002.12.13 – 2014.01.24)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (2014.01.24 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Patrick McFaddenPermalink
(2010.06.22 – 2013.05.02)

Mary the Model, Jesus the Center

Born:1947.05.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1981.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.28
Died:2013.05.02 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Horreomargum (2004.06.08 – 2010.06.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (2004.06.08 – 2010.06.22)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (2010.06.22 – 2013.05.02)

Bishop Kevin Carl Rhoades (61)Bishop Kevin Carl Rhoades (61)Permalink
(2004.10.14 – 2009.11.14)

Bishop of Fort Wayne–South Bend (USA)

Veritatem in caritate

Born:1957.11.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1983.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:2004.12.09

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (2004.10.14 – 2009.11.14)

Bishop of Fort Wayne–South Bend (USA) (2009.11.14 – ...)

Bishop Nicholas Carmen DattiloPermalink
(1989.11.21 – 2004.03.05)

Love life, do good

Born:1932.03.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1990.01.26
Died:2004.03.05 († 71)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1989.11.21 – 2004.03.05)

Bishop William Henry Keeler (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1983.11.10 – 1989.04.06)

Opus fac evangelistæ

Born:1931.03.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1955.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:1979.09.21
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2017.03.23 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Ulcinj (1979.07.24 – 1983.11.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1979.07.24 – 1983.11.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Harrisburg (USA) (1983.09.03 – 1983.11.10)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1983.11.10 – 1989.04.06)

Vice-President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1989 – 1992)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1989.04.06 – 2007.07.12)

President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1992 – 1995)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria degli Angeli (1994.11.26 – 2017.03.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Richmond (USA) (2003.09.16 – 2004.03.31)

Bishop William Henry Keeler (later Cardinal)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1983.09.03 – 1983.11.10)

Bishop Joseph Thomas DaleyPermalink
(1971.10.19 – 1983.09.02)

Born:1915.12.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1941.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1964.01.07
Died:1983.09.02 († 67)

Auxiliary Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1963.11.25 – 1967.07.31)

Titular Bishop of Barca (1963.11.25 – 1971.10.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1967.07.31 – 1971.10.19)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1971.10.19 – 1983.09.02)

Bishop George Leo LeechPermalink
(1935.12.19 – 1971.10.19)

Born:1890.05.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1920.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1935.10.17
Died:1985.03.12 († 94)

Titular Bishop of Mela (1935.07.06 – 1935.12.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1935.07.06 – 1935.12.19)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1935.12.19 – 1971.10.19)

Titular Bishop of Allegheny (1971.10.19 – 1985.03.12)

Bishop Philip Richard McDevittPermalink
(1916.07.10 – 1935.11.11)

Born:1858.07.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1885.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1916.09.21
Died:1935.11.11 († 77)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1916.07.10 – 1935.11.11)

Bishop John Walter ShanahanPermalink
(1899.01.02 – 1916.02.19)

Born:1846.01.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1869.01.02
Consecrated Bishop:1899.05.01
Died:1916.02.19 († 70)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1899.01.02 – 1916.02.19)

Bishop Thomas McGovernPermalink
(1887.12.06 – 1898.07.25)

Born:1832.04.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1861.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:1888.03.11
Died:1898.07.25 († 66)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1887.12.06 – 1898.07.25)

Bishop Jeremiah Francis ShanahanPermalink
(1868.03.03 – 1886.09.24)

Born:1834.07.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1859.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1868.07.12
Died:1886.09.24 († 52)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1886.09.24)

Former Prelates


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