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Diocese of

Lake Charles

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,755 km²

Population: 88,000 Catholics (29.6% of 297,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: New Orleans

Neighbouring Dioceses: Beaumont (←), Alexandria (↑), Lafayette in Louisiana (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 9

Statistics: 39 parishes, 61 priests (46 diocesan, 15 religious), 40 deacons, 26 lay religious (16 brothers, 10 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

Address: 414 Iris St., P.O. Box 3223, Lake Charles, LA 70602, USA

Phone: +1 (337) 439-7400

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (46)

Beaumont (←), Alexandria (↑), Lafayette in Louisiana (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.03.06 – ...):Bishop Glen John Provost (69)Bishop Glen John Provost (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lake Charles (Roman Rite)

Bishop Glen John Provost (69)Bishop Glen John Provost (69)Permalink
(2007.03.06 – ...)

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA)

Pro venturis erit

Born:1949.08.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2007.04.23

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA) (2007.03.06 – ...)

Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (74)Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (74)Permalink
(2000.12.12 – 2005.03.15)

Bishop of Belleville (USA)

Mane nobiscum Domine

Born:1944.06.28 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.17

Titular Bishop of Macomades rusticiana (1995.03.28 – 2000.12.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1995.03.28 – 2000.12.12)

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA) (2000.12.12 – 2005.03.15)

Bishop of Belleville (USA) (2005.03.15 – ...)

Bishop Jude SpeyrerPermalink
(1980.01.29 – 2000.12.12)

To bring glad tidings

Born:1929.04.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1953.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.25
Died:2013.07.21 († 84)

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA) (1980.01.29 – 2000.12.12)


as of 2019.01.17

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