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Diocese of

Menevia

Wales Wales

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,611 km²

Population: 28,190 Catholics (3.4% of 838,707 total) (2017)

Statistics: 53 parishes, 33 missions, 47 priests (35 diocesan, 12 religious), 3 deacons, 86 lay religious (18 brothers, 68 sisters), 3 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cardiff

Neighbouring Dioceses: Wrexham (↑), Shrewsbury (↗), Cardiff (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 9

Address: 27 Convent Street, Greenhill, Sansea, W. Glam., SA1 2BX, Wales

Phone: (01792)64.40.17

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Wrexham (↑), Shrewsbury (↗), Cardiff (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2019.07.11 – ...):Archbishop George Stack (73)Archbishop George Stack (73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cardiff (Wales)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Menevia (Roman Rite)

Archbishop George Stack (73)Archbishop George Stack (73)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.07.11 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M. (75)Bishop Thomas Matthew Burns, S.M. (75)Permalink
(2008.10.16 – 2019.07.11)

Bishop emeritus of Menevia (Wales)

Non ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1944.06.03 (Northern Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2002.06.18

Military Ordinary of Great Britain (England) (2002.05.24 – 2008.10.16)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (2008.10.16 – 2019.07.11)

Bishop John Mark Jabalé, E.B.C. (86)Bishop John Mark Jabalé, E.B.C. (86)Permalink
(2001.06.12 – 2008.10.16)

Bishop emeritus of Menevia (Wales)

Born:1933.10.16 (Egypt)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:2000.12.07

Coadjutor Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (2000.11.07 – 2001.06.12)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (2001.06.12 – 2008.10.16)

Bishop Daniel Joseph MullinsPermalink
(1987.02.12 – 2001.06.12)

Born:1929.07.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1953.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1970.04.01
Died:2019.11.01 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Sidnacestre (1970.02.05 – 1987.02.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cardiff (Wales) (1970.02.05 – 1987.02.12)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1987.02.12 – 2001.06.12)

Bishop James HanniganPermalink
(1983.10.13 – 1987.02.12)

Born:1928.07.15 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1983.11.23
Died:1994.03.07 († 65)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1983.10.13 – 1987.02.12)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (1987.02.12 – 1994.03.07)

Bishop John Aloysius Ward, O.F.M. Cap. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1981.02.05 – 1983.03.25)

Born:1929.01.24 (England)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1980.10.01
Died:2007.03.27 († 78)

Coadjutor Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1980.07.25 – 1981.02.05)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1981.02.05 – 1983.03.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cardiff (Wales) (1983.03.25 – 2001.10.26)

Bishop Langton Douglas FoxPermalink
(1972.06.16 – 1981.02.05)

Born:1917.02.21 (England)
Ordained Priest:1942.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1965.12.16
Died:1997.07.26 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Maura (1965.10.18 – 1972.06.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1965.10.18 – 1972.06.16)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1972.06.16 – 1981.02.05)

Bishop John Edward PetitPermalink
(1947.02.08 – 1972.06.16)

Born:1895.06.22 (England)
Ordained Priest:1918.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:1947.03.25
Died:1973.06.02 († 77)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1947.02.08 – 1972.06.16)

Bishop Daniel Joseph HannonPermalink
(1941.03.15 – 1946.04.26)

Born:1884.06.12 (England)
Ordained Priest:1907.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1941.05.01
Died:1946.04.26 († 61)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1941.03.15 – 1946.04.26)

Bishop Michael Joseph McGrath (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1935.08.10 – 1940.06.20)

Born:1882.03.24 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1908.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1935.09.24
Died:1961.02.28 († 78)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1935.08.10 – 1940.06.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cardiff (Wales) (1940.06.20 – 1961.02.28)

Bishop Francis John VaughanPermalink
(1926.06.21 – 1935.03.13)

Born:1877.05.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1903.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1926.09.08
Died:1935.03.13 († 57)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1926.06.21 – 1935.03.13)

Bishop Francis Edward Joseph Mostyn (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1898.05.12 – 1921.03.07)

Born:1860.08.06 (England)
Ordained Priest:1884.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1895.09.14
Died:1939.10.25 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Ascalon (1895.07.04 – 1898.05.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Wales (Wales) (1895.07.04 – 1898.05.12)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1898.05.12 – 1921.03.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cardiff (Wales) (1921.03.07 – 1939.10.25)

Vicars Apostolic of Wales (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francis Edward Joseph Mostyn (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1895.07.04 – 1898.05.12)

(see above)

Bishops of Saint David’s (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henry MorganPermalink
(1553 – 1559)

Died:1559

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1553 – 1559)

Bishop Robert FerrarPermalink
(1548 – 1553)

Consecrated Bishop:1548.09.09
Died:1555.03.30

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1548 – 1553)

Bishop William Barlow, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1536 – 1548)

Died:1568

Bishop of Saint Asaph (Scotland) (1535 – 1536)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1536 – 1548)

Bishop of Bath and Wells (England) (1548 – 1553)

Bishop of Chichester (England) (1559 – 1568)

Bishop Richard RawlinsPermalink
(1523 – 1536)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1523 – 1536)

Bishop Edward VaughanPermalink
(1509 – 1522)

Died:1522

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1509 – 1522)

Bishop Robert SherbornePermalink
(1505 – 1509)

Died:1536.08

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1505 – 1509)

Bishop of Chichester (England) (1509 – 1536.08)

Bishop John Morgan (John Young)Permalink
(1496 – 1504.05)

Died:1504.05

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1496 – 1504.05)

Bishop PavyPermalink
(1485 – 1496)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1485 – 1496)

Bishop AndrewPermalink
(1484 – 1485)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1484 – 1485)

Bishop Thomas Langton (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1483 – 1485.02.08)

Born: (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1483.08
Died:1501.01.27

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1483 – 1485.02.08)

Bishop of Salisbury (England) (1485.02.08 – 1493.03.13)

Bishop of Winchester (England) (1493.03.13 – 1501.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Canterbury (England) (1501.01 – 1501.01.27)

Bishop Richard Martin, O.F.M.Permalink
(1482 – 1483)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1473.03.09 – ?)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1482 – 1483)

Bishop Robert TullyPermalink
(1460 – 1482)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1460 – 1482)

Bishop John De la BerePermalink
(1447.09.15 – 1460.07.23)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1447.09.15 – 1460.07.23)

Bishop John LangtonPermalink
(1447.01 – 1447.05)

Died:1447.05

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1447.01 – 1447.05)

Bishop William LyndwoodPermalink
(1442 – 1446.10.22)

Born:1375
Died:1446.10.22 († 71)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1442 – 1446.10.22)

Bishop Thomas RodburnPermalink
(1433 – 1442)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1433 – 1442)

Bishop Benedict NichollsPermalink
(1417 – 1433)

Bishop of Bangor (Scotland) (1408.04.18 – 1408.08.12)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1417 – 1433)

Bishop Stephen PatringtonPermalink
(1415 – 1417)

Consecrated Bishop:1415.06.08
Died:1417.12.22

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1415 – 1417)

Bishop of Chichester (England) (1417 – 1417.12.22)

Bishop John Catterick (John Keterich)Permalink
(1414 – 1415.02.01)

Consecrated Bishop:1414
Died:1419.12.28

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1414 – 1415.02.01)

Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield (England) (1415.02.01 – 1419.11.20)

Bishop of Exeter (England) (1419.11.20 – 1419.12.28)

Bishop Henry Chichele (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1407.10.12 – 1414)

Born:1364 (England)
Consecrated Bishop:1408.06.17
Died:1443.04.12 († 79)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1407.10.12 – 1414)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Canterbury (England) (1414 – 1443.04.12)

Bishop Guy MonePermalink
(1397 – 1407)

Died:1407

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1397 – 1407)

Bishop John GilbertPermalink
(1389.05.05 – 1397.07.28)

Died:1397.07.28

Bishop of Bangor (Scotland) (1372.03.17 – 1375.09.12)

Bishop of Hereford (England) (1375.09.12 – 1389.05.05)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1389.05.05 – 1397.07.28)

Fr. Richard MetfordPermalink
(1389 – 1389 not possessed)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1389 – 1389 not possessed)

Bishop Adam HoughtonPermalink
(1361 – 1389)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1361 – 1389)

Bishop Thomas FastolfPermalink
(1353 – 1361)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1353 – 1361)

Bishop Reginald BrianPermalink
(1350 – 1352.10.22)

Consecrated Bishop:1350.09.26
Died:1361.12.10

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1350 – 1352.10.22)

Bishop of Worcester (England) (1352.10.22 – 1361.12.10)

Bishop John Thoresby (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1347.05.23 – 1349.09.04)

Born: (England)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1347.09.23
Created Cardinal:1361.09.17
Died:1373.11.06

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1347.05.23 – 1349.09.04)

Bishop of Worcester (England) (1349.09.04 – 1352.08.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of York (England) (1352.08.16 [1354.09.08] – 1373.11.06)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Sabina (1361.09.17 – 1373.11.06)

Bishop Henry GowerPermalink
(1328 – 1347)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1328 – 1347)

Bishop David MartynPermalink
(1298 – 1328)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1298 – 1328)

Bishop Thomas BekPermalink
(1280 – 1298)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1280 – 1298)

Bishop Richard CarewPermalink
(1256 – 1280)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1256 – 1280)

Bishop Thomas WallensisPermalink
(1248 – 1256)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1248 – 1256)

Bishop Anselm De la GracePermalink
(1230 – 1248)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1230 – 1248)

Bishop Gervase (Iorwerth)Permalink
(1214 – 1229)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1214 – 1229)

Bishop Geoffrey de HenlawPermalink
(1203 – 1214)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1203 – 1214)

Bishop Giraldus CambrensisPermalink
(1198 – 1203)

Born:1146
Died:1223 († 77)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1198 – 1203)

Bishop Peter de LeiaPermalink
(1176 – 1198)

Died:1198

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1176 – 1198)

Bishop David FitzGeraldPermalink
(1148 – 1176)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1148 – 1176)

Bishop BernardPermalink
(1115 – 1148)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1115 – 1148)

Bishop DanielPermalink
(1115 – 1115)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1115 – 1115)

Bishop WilfridPermalink
(? – 1115)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (? – 1115)

Bishop Rhygyfarch ap SulienPermalink
(1088 – 1099?)

Born:1057
Died:1099 († 42)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1088 – 1099?)

Bishop SulienPermalink
(1078 – 1088)

Died:1091

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1071 – 1072)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1078 – 1088)

Bishop AbrahamPermalink
(1072 – 1078)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1072 – 1078)

Bishop SulienPermalink
(1071 – 1072)

Died:1091

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1071 – 1072)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1078 – 1088)

Bishop BleiddudPermalink
(1061 – 1071)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1061 – 1071)

Bishop JosephPermalink
(1039 – 1061)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1039 – 1061)

Bishop TrahaearnPermalink
(1023 – 1039)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1023 – 1039)

Bishop ErbinPermalink
(1016 – 1023)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1016 – 1023)

Bishop ArwystlPermalink
(? – 1016)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (? – 1016)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.30

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