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Diocese of

Motherwell

Scotland Scotland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,178 km²

Population: 162,331 Catholics (22.8% of 712,100 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Glasgow

Neighbouring Dioceses: Galloway (↙), Glasgow (↖), Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 73 parishes, 95 priests (78 diocesan, 17 religious), 13 deacons, 76 lay religious (22 brothers, 54 sisters), 8 seminarians (2015)

Address: Diocesan Centre, Coursington Road, Motherwell ML1 1PP, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Phone: (01698) 269.114

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Galloway (↙), Glasgow (↖), Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (↗)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.04.29 – ...):Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (62)Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Motherwell (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (62)Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (62)Permalink
(2014.04.29 – ...)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland)

Walk humbly with your God

Born:1956.10.13 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:2008.12.08

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (2008.10.16 – 2014.04.29)

Vice-President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (2012.11.05 – 2018.11.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Motherwell (Scotland) (2013.05.31 – 2014.04.29)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (2014.04.29 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (62)Bishop Joseph Anthony Toal (62)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.05.31 – 2014.04.29)

Bishop Joseph Devine (81)Bishop Joseph Devine (81)Permalink
(1983.05.13 – 2013.05.31)

Bishop emeritus of Motherwell (Scotland)

Sectamini caritatem

Born:1937.08.07 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.31

Titular Bishop of Voli (1977.05.05 – 1983.05.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1977.05.05 – 1983.05.13)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (1983.05.13 – 2013.05.31)

Bishop Francis Alexander Spalding Warden ThomsonPermalink
(1964.12.08 – 1982.12.14)

Sperans in Domino

Born:1917.05.15 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1965.02.24
Died:1987.12.06 († 70)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (1964.12.08 – 1982.12.14)

Bishop James Donald Scanlan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1955.05.23 – 1964.01.29)

Born:1899.01.24 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1929.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1946.06.20
Died:1976.03.25 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Cyme (1946.04.27 – 1949.05.31)

Coadjutor Bishop of Dunkeld (Scotland) (1946.04.27 – 1949.05.31)

Bishop of Dunkeld (Scotland) (1949.05.31 – 1955.05.23)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (1955.05.23 – 1964.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1964.01.29 – 1974.04.23)

Bishop Edward Wilson DouglasPermalink
(1948.02.07 – 1954.02.09)

Born:1901.08.21 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1924.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1948.04.21
Died:1967.06.12 († 65)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (1948.02.07 – 1954.02.09)

Titular Bishop of Botrys (1954.02.09 – 1967.06.12)


as of 2018.11.17

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