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Diocese of

Metuchen

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,688 km²

Population: 643,614 Catholics (46.0% of 1,399,160 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Newark

Neighbouring Dioceses: Philadelphia (↙), Allentown (←), Scranton (↖), Paterson (↑), Newark (↗), Trenton (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 90 parishes, 4 missions, 199 priests (160 diocesan, 39 religious), 176 deacons, 282 lay religious (51 brothers, 231 sisters), 17 seminarians (2015)

Address: Pastoral Center, 146 Metlars Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854; P.O. Box 191, Metuchen, NJ 08840, USA

Phone: +1 (732) 562-1990

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (108)

Philadelphia (↙), Allentown (←), Scranton (↖), Paterson (↑), Newark (↗), Trenton (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.03.08 – ...):Bishop James Francis Checchio (51)Bishop James Francis Checchio (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Metuchen (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Francis Checchio (51)Bishop James Francis Checchio (51)Permalink
(2016.03.08 – ...)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA)

Reconciliamini Deo

Born:1966.04.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:2016.05.03

Rector of Pontifical North American College (2005.12.12 – 2016.02.01)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA) (2016.03.08 – ...)

Bishop Paul Gregory Bootkoski (77)Bishop Paul Gregory Bootkoski (77)Permalink
(2002.01.04 – 2016.03.08)

Bishop emeritus of Metuchen (USA)

God’s grace suffices

Born:1940.07.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1966.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.05

Titular Bishop of Zarna (1997.07.07 – 2002.01.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1997.07.07 – 2002.01.04)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA) (2002.01.04 – 2016.03.08)

Bishop Vincent DePaul BreenPermalink
(1997.07.08 – 2002.01.04)

Fides Spes Caritas Tria Hæc

Born:1936.12.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1962.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1997.09.08
Died:2003.03.30 († 66)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA) (1997.07.08 – 2002.01.04)

Bishop Edward Thomas HughesPermalink
(1986.12.11 – 1997.07.08)

Rejoice in the Lord always

Born:1920.11.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1947.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1976.07.21
Died:2012.12.25 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Segia (1976.06.14 – 1986.12.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1976.06.14 – 1986.12.11)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA) (1986.12.11 – 1997.07.08)

Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick (87)Bishop Theodore Edgar McCarrick (87) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1981.11.19 – 1986.05.30)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Washington (USA)

Come Lord Jesus

Born:1930.07.07 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1977.06.29
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Titular Bishop of Rusibisir (1977.05.24 – 1981.11.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA) (1977.05.24 – 1981.11.19)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA) (1981.11.19 – 1986.05.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Newark (USA) (1986.05.30 – 2000.11.21)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Turks and Caicos Islands (Turks and Caicos Islands) (1998.10.17 – 2000.11.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA) (2000.11.21 – 2006.05.16)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (2001.02.21 [2001.06.28] – ...)


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