Diocese of

Hasselt

Belgium Belgium

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Hasselt / Hasseleten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mechelen–Brussel

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Maria, Oorzaak onze Blijdschap (September 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 23

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Bisdom, Vrijwilligersplein 14, B-3500 Hasselt, Belgium

Phone: (011) 28.84.40

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.10.25 – ...):Bishop Patrick Hoogmartens (71)Bishop Patrick Hoogmartens (71)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium

Ordinaries

Bishops of Hasselt (Roman Rite)

Bishop Patrick Hoogmartens (71)Bishop Patrick Hoogmartens (71)
(2004.10.25 – ...)

Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium

Niet om te oordelen, maar om te redden

Born:1952.05.19 (Tongeren, Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1997.10.26

Priest of Hasselt (Belgium) (1982.07.04 – 1997.07.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium) (1997.07.08 – 2004.10.25)

Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium) (2004.10.25 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Belgium (2023.10.12 – ...)

Bishop Paul Schruers
(1989.12.15 – 2004.10.25)

In ons midden Christus

Born:1929.10.25 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1954.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1970.05.31
Died:2008.08.24 († 78)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium) (1970.04.25 – 1972.09.12)

Titular Bishop of Slebte (1970.04.25 – 1989.12.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium) (1972.09.12 – 1989.12.15)

Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium) (1989.12.15 – 2004.10.25)

Bishop Jozef-Maria Heuschen
(1967.06.13 – 1989.12.15)

Credidimus caritati

Born:1915.07.12 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1939.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.21
Died:2002.07.01 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Druas (1962.07.25 – 1967.06.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Liège (Belgium) (1962.07.25 – 1967.06.13)

Bishop of Hasselt (Belgium) (1967.06.13 – 1989.12.15)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (319)

Mechelen–Brussel (←), Antwerpen (↖), ’s-Hertogenbosch (↑), Roermond (↗), Liège (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 2,422 km²

Population: 633,885 Catholics (72.0% of 880,397 total)

Pastoral Centres: 296 parishes

Personnel: 263 priests (166 diocesan, 97 religious), 77 deacons, 420 religious (128 brothers, 292 sisters), 3 seminarians

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Last updated on 2023.11.30

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