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Diocese of

Lexington

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 42,520 km²

Population: 43,168 Catholics (2.6% of 1,659,800 total) (2017)

Statistics: 59 parishes, 66 priests (51 diocesan, 15 religious), 83 deacons, 58 lay religious (15 brothers, 43 sisters), 9 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Louisville

Neighbouring Dioceses: Louisville (←), Covington (↑), Columbus (↗), Steubenville (↗), Wheeling–Charleston (→), Richmond (↘), Knoxville (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: The Catholic Center, 1310 W. Main St., Lexington, KY 40508-2048, USA

Phone: +1 (606) 253-1993

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (66)

Louisville (←), Covington (↑), Columbus (↗), Steubenville (↗), Wheeling–Charleston (→), Richmond (↘), Knoxville (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.12 – ...):Bishop John Eric Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (53)Bishop John Eric Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lexington (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Eric Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (53)Bishop John Eric Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (53)Permalink
(2015.03.12 – ...)

Bishop of Lexington (USA)

Annuntiamus verbum vitæ

Born:1966.04.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1995.09.16
Consecrated Bishop:2015.05.05

Bishop of Lexington (USA) (2015.03.12 – ...)

Bishop Ronald William Gainer (72)Bishop Ronald William Gainer (72)Permalink
(2002.12.13 – 2014.01.24)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA)

Ex de plenitudine gratiam pro gratia

Born:1947.08.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:2003.02.22

Bishop of Lexington (USA) (2002.12.13 – 2014.01.24)

Bishop of Harrisburg (USA) (2014.01.24 – ...)

Bishop James Kendrick Williams (83)Bishop James Kendrick Williams (83)Permalink
(1988.01.14 – 2002.06.11)

Bishop emeritus of Lexington (USA)

Born:1936.09.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1984.06.19

Titular Bishop of Catula (1984.04.15 – 1988.01.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Covington (USA) (1984.04.15 – 1988.01.14)

Bishop of Lexington (USA) (1988.01.14 – 2002.06.11)


as of 2020.02.13

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