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Diocese of

Joliet

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,920 km²

Population: 673,000 Catholics (34.3% of 1,961,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chicago

Neighbouring Dioceses: Peoria (↙), Rockford (↖), Chicago (↗), Gary (→), Lafayette in Indiana (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Francis Xavier (December 3)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 26

Statistics: 121 parishes, 15 missions, 292 priests (170 diocesan, 122 religious), 223 deacons, 599 lay religious (177 brothers, 422 sisters), 35 seminarians (2014)

Address: Blanchette Catholic Center, 16555 Weber Road, Crest Hill, IL 60403-8719, USA

Phone: +1 (815) 221-6100

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (132)

Peoria (↙), Rockford (↖), Chicago (↗), Gary (→), Lafayette in Indiana (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.05.17 – ...):Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon (68)Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon (68)
Auxiliary Bishop (2009.10.28 – ...):Bishop Joseph M. Siegel (53)Bishop Joseph M. Siegel (53)

Titular Bishop of Pupiana

Ordinaries

Bishops of Joliet (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon (68)Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon (68)Permalink
(2011.05.17 – ...)

Bishop of Joliet (USA)

Take courage

Born:1948.12.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1977.01.15
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.06

Bishop of Steubenville (USA) (2002.05.31 – 2011.05.17)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (2011.05.17 – ...)

Archbishop James Peter Sartain (64)Bishop James Peter Sartain (64) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.05.16 – 2010.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA)

Of you my heart has spoken

Born:1952.06.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.06

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (2000.01.04 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (2006.05.16 – 2010.09.16)

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

Bishop Joseph Leopold ImeschPermalink
(1979.06.30 – 2006.05.16)

The Lord is near

Born:1931.06.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1973.04.03
Died:2015.12.22 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Pomaria (1973.02.08 – 1979.06.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1973.02.08 – 1979.06.30)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (1979.06.30 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop Romeo Roy BlanchettePermalink
(1966.07.19 – 1979.01.30)

Kyrie eleison

Born:1913.01.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1965.04.03
Died:1982.01.10 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Maxita (1965.02.08 – 1966.07.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet (USA) (1965.02.08 – 1966.07.19)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (1966.07.19 – 1979.01.30)

Bishop Martin Dewey McNamaraPermalink
(1948.12.17 – 1966.05.23)

Domine ut serviam

Born:1896.05.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1949.03.07
Died:1966.05.23 († 70)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (1948.12.17 – 1966.05.23)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.03.24

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