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Diocese of

Lexington

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 42,520 km²

Population: 44,170 Catholics (2.7% of 1,635,459 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Louisville

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

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 60 parishes, 64 priests (46 diocesan, 18 religious), 67 deacons, 71 lay religious (20 brothers, 51 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

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 Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (52)Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lexington (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (52)Bishop John Stowe, O.F.M. Conv. (52)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 (71)Bishop Ronald William Gainer (71)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 (82)Bishop James Kendrick Williams (82)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 2018.12.04

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