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Diocese of

Helena

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 134,478 km²

Population: 45,960 Catholics (7.2% of 634,591 total) (2020)

Statistics: 58 parishes, 63 priests (54 diocesan, 9 religious), 34 deacons, 23 lay religious (11 brothers, 12 sisters), 8 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Portland in Oregon

Neighbouring Dioceses: Boise City (↙), Nelson (↖), Calgary (↑), Great Falls–Billings (→), Cheyenne (↘)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Address: 515 North Ewing St., P.O. Box 1729, Helena, MT 59624-1729, USA

Phone: +1 (406) 442-5820

Websites: LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page

History


Special Churches

All Churches (99)

Boise City (↙), Nelson (↖), Calgary (↑), Great Falls–Billings (→), Cheyenne (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.10.08 – ...):Bishop Austin Anthony Vetter (54)Bishop Austin Anthony Vetter (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Helena (Roman Rite)

Bishop Austin Anthony Vetter (54)Bishop Austin Anthony Vetter (54)Permalink
(2019.10.08 – ...)

Bishop of Helena (USA)

Fiat

Born:1967.09.13 (Linton, ND, USA)
Ordained Priest:1993.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2019.11.20

Bishop of Helena (USA) (2019.10.08 – ...)

Bishop George Leo Thomas (72)Bishop George Leo Thomas (72)Permalink
(2004.03.23 – 2018.02.28)

Bishop of Las Vegas (USA)

Christ our light

Born:1950.05.19 (Anaconda, MT, USA)
Ordained Priest:1976.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:2000.01.28

Titular Bishop of Vagrauta (1999.11.19 – 2004.03.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle (USA) (1999.11.19 – 2004.03.23)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (2004.03.23 – 2018.02.28)

Bishop of Las Vegas (USA) (2018.02.28 – ...)

Msgr. Kevin O’NeillPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.08.01 – 2004.03.23)

Twitter FeedBishop Robert Charles Morlino, S.J.Permalink
(1999.07.06 – 2003.05.23)

Visus non mentietur

Born:1946.12.31 (Scranton, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1974.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.21
Died:2018.11.24 (Madison, WI, USA † 71)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1999.07.06 – 2003.05.23)

Bishop of Madison (USA) (2003.05.23 – 2018.11.24)

Bishop Alexander Joseph Brunett (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1994.04.19 – 1997.10.28)

Signum fidei panis vitæ

Born:1934.01.17 (Detroit, MI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1994.07.06
Died:2020.01.31 (Seattle, WA, USA † 86)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1994.04.19 – 1997.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1997.10.28 – 2010.09.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Oakland (USA) (2012.10.04 – 2013.05.03)

Archbishop Elden Francis Curtiss (90)Bishop Elden Francis Curtiss (90) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1976.03.04 – 1993.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Omaha (USA)

That we may all be one

Born:1932.06.16 (Baker City, OR, USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:1976.04.28

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1976.03.04 – 1993.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Omaha (USA) (1993.05.04 – 2009.06.03)

Bishop Raymond Gerhardt Hunthausen (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1962.07.08 – 1975.02.25)

Thy will be done

Born:1921.08.21 (Anaconda, MT, USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1962.08.30
Died:2018.07.22 († 96)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1962.07.08 – 1975.02.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1975.02.25 – 1991.08.21)

Bishop Joseph Michael GilmorePermalink
(1935.12.09 – 1962.04.02)

Quærite regnum Dei

Born:1893.03.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1936.02.19
Died:1962.04.02 († 69)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1935.12.09 – 1962.04.02)

Bishop Ralph Leo HayesPermalink
(1933.06.23 – 1935.10.26)

Opere et veritate

Born:1884.09.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1909.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1933.09.21
Died:1970.07.05 († 85)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1933.06.23 – 1935.10.26)

Titular Bishop of Hieropolis (1935.10.26 – 1944.11.16)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1935.10.26 – 1944.11.16)

Bishop of Davenport (USA) (1944.11.16 – 1966.10.20)

Titular Bishop of Naraggara (1966.10.20 – 1970.07.05)

Bishop George Joseph Finnigan, C.S.C.Permalink
(1927.05.27 – 1932.08.14)

Born:1885.02.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1927.08.01
Died:1932.08.14 († 47)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1927.05.27 – 1932.08.14)

Bishop John Patrick CarrollPermalink
(1904.09.12 – 1925.11.04)

Born:1864.02.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1889.07.07
Consecrated Bishop:1904.12.21
Died:1925.11.04 († 61)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1904.09.12 – 1925.11.04)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste BrondelPermalink
(1884.03.07 – 1903.11.03)

Victoria fides

Born:1841.02.23 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1864.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1879.12.14
Died:1903.11.03 († 62)

Bishop of Vancouver Island (Canada) (1879.09.26 – 1883.04.07)

Vicar Apostolic of Montana (USA) (1883.04.17 – 1884.03.07)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1884.03.07 – 1903.11.03)

Vicars Apostolic of Montana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jean-Baptiste BrondelPermalink
(1883.04.17 – 1884.03.07)

(see above)


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