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Diocese of

Lancaster

England England

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Lancaster / Lancastren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Liverpool

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (109)

Galloway (↑), Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (↑), Hexham and Newcastle (↗), Middlesbrough (→), Leeds (→), Salford (↘), Liverpool (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.02.12 – ...):Bishop Paul Swarbrick (64)Bishop Paul Swarbrick (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lancaster (Roman Rite)

Bishop Paul Swarbrick (64)Bishop Paul Swarbrick (64)Permalink
(2018.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Lancaster (England)

Sanctitas præter pacem

Born:1958.07.02 (Garstang, England)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.09

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (2018.02.12 – ...)

Bishop Michael Gregory Campbell, O.S.A. (80)Bishop Michael Gregory Campbell, O.S.A. (80)Permalink
(2009.05.02 – 2018.02.12)

Bishop emeritus of Lancaster (England)

Ecce nova facio omnia

Born:1941.10.02 (Larne, Northern Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1971.09.16
Consecrated Bishop:2008.03.31

Coadjutor Bishop of Lancaster (England) (2008.02.12 – 2009.05.02)

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (2009.05.02 – 2018.02.12)

Bishop Patrick O’DonoghuePermalink
(2001.06.05 – 2009.05.02)

Beati pauperes

Born:1934.05.04 (Mourne Abbey, Cork, Munster, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1967.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1993.06.29
Died:2021.01.24 (Mallow, Cork, Munster, Ireland † 86)

Titular Bishop of Tulana (1993.05.18 – 2001.06.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster (England) (1993.05.18 – 2001.06.05)

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (2001.06.05 – 2009.05.02)

Bishop John BrewerPermalink
(1985.05.22 – 2000.06.10)

Born:1929.11.24 (England)
Ordained Priest:1956.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.07.28
Died:2000.06.10 († 70)

Auxiliary Bishop of Shrewsbury (England) (1971.05.31 – 1983.11.17)

Titular Bishop of Bretoña (1971.05.31 – 1985.05.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lancaster (England) (1983.11.17 – 1985.05.22)

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (1985.05.22 – 2000.06.10)

Bishop Brian Charles FoleyPermalink
(1962.04.26 – 1985.05.22)

Born:1910.05.25 (England)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.13
Died:1999.12.23 († 89)

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (1962.04.26 – 1985.05.22)

Bishop Thomas Edward FlynnPermalink
(1939.06.12 – 1961.11.03)

Born:1880.01.06 (England)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1939.07.24
Died:1961.11.03 († 81)

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (1939.06.12 – 1961.11.03)

Bishop Thomas Wulstan Pearson, O.S.B.Permalink
(1924.12.18 – 1938.12.01)

Dominus spes mea

Born:1870.01.04 (England)
Ordained Priest:1897.09.26
Consecrated Bishop:1925.02.24
Died:1938.12.01 († 68)

Bishop of Lancaster (England) (1924.12.18 – 1938.12.01)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: Bishop's Apartment, Cathedral House, Balmoral Road, Lancaster LA1 3BT, England

Phone: (01524)59.60.50

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

Statistics

Area: 2,900 km²

Population: 100,478 Catholics (8.1% of 1,243,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 79 parishes, 2 missions, 118 priests (96 diocesan, 22 religious), 38 deacons, 131 lay religious (22 brothers, 109 sisters), 4 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Blessed Lady of Lourdes (February 11), Saint Cuthbert (March 20)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 4 (1859)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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