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Diocese of

Lafayette in Indiana

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 25,465 km²

Population: 113,797 Catholics (8.6% of 1,327,299 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Indianapolis

Neighbouring Dioceses: Peoria (↙), Joliet (↖), Gary (↑), Fort Wayne–South Bend (↗), Cincinnati (→), Indianapolis (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8), St. Theodore Guerin (October 3)

Statistics: 62 parishes, 90 priests (79 diocesan, 11 religious), 21 deacons, 54 lay religious (13 brothers, 41 sisters), 20 seminarians (2015)

Address: 610 Lingle Ave., P.O. Box 260, Lafayette, IN 47902, USA

Phone: +1 (765) 742-0275

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (62)

Peoria (↙), Joliet (↖), Gary (↑), Fort Wayne–South Bend (↗), Cincinnati (→), Indianapolis (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.05.12 – ...):Bishop Timothy L. Doherty (67)Bishop Timothy L. Doherty (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lafayette in Indiana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Timothy L. Doherty (67)Bishop Timothy L. Doherty (67)Permalink
(2010.05.12 – ...)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA)

The Word of God is not chained

Born:1950.09.29
Ordained Priest:1976.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2010.07.15

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (2010.05.12 – ...)

Bishop William Leo Higi (84)Bishop William Leo Higi (84)Permalink
(1984.04.07 – 2010.05.12)

Bishop emeritus of Lafayette in Indiana (USA)

Born:1933.08.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1984.06.06

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1984.04.07 – 2010.05.12)

Bishop George Avis FulcherPermalink
(1983.02.08 – 1984.01.25)

Born:1922.01.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.02.28
Consecrated Bishop:1976.07.18
Died:1984.01.25 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Morosbisdus (1976.05.24 – 1983.02.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1976.05.24 – 1983.02.08)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1983.02.08 – 1984.01.25)

Bishop Raymond Joseph GallagherPermalink
(1965.06.21 – 1982.10.26)

Born:1912.11.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1965.08.11
Died:1991.03.07 († 78)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1965.06.21 – 1982.10.26)

Bishop John Joseph Carberry (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1957.11.20 – 1965.01.16)

Maria regina mater

Born:1904.07.31 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1956.07.25
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1998.06.17 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Elis (1956.05.03 – 1957.11.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1956.05.03 – 1957.11.20)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1957.11.20 – 1965.01.16)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1965.01.16 – 1968.02.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1968.02.17 – 1979.07.31)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi (1969.04.30 – 1998.06.17)

Vice-President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1974 – 1977)

Bishop John George BennettPermalink
(1944.11.11 – 1957.11.20)

Born:1891.01.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1914.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1945.01.10
Died:1957.11.20 († 66)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1944.11.11 – 1957.11.20)

Former Prelates


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