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Diocese of

Joliet

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,920 km²

Population: 618,855 Catholics (32.3% of 1,916,535 total) (2017)

Statistics: 117 parishes, 15 missions, 263 priests (166 diocesan, 97 religious), 261 deacons, 515 lay religious (145 brothers, 370 sisters), 43 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chicago

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Francis Xavier (December 3)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 26

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

Phone: +1 (815) 221-6100

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (132)

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

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2019.12.27 – ...):Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (77)Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (77)

Bishop emeritus of Des Moines (USA)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Joliet (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Richard Edmund Pates (77)Bishop Richard Edmund Pates (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.12.27 – ...)

Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon (71)Bishop Robert Daniel Conlon (71)Permalink
(2011.05.17 – 2020.05.04)

Bishop emeritus of Joliet (USA)

Take courage

Born:1948.12.04 (Cincinnati, OH, 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 – 2020.05.04)

Archbishop James Peter Sartain (68)Bishop James Peter Sartain (68) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.05.16 – 2010.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seattle (USA)

Of you my heart has spoken

Born:1952.06.06 (Memphis, TN, 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 – 2019.09.03)

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 2020.06.16

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