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Diocese of

Nashville

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 42,222 km²

Population: 79,521 Catholics (3.1% of 2,563,058 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Louisville

Neighbouring Dioceses: Memphis (←), Owensboro (↑), Louisville (↗), Knoxville (→), Birmingham (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 52 parishes, 2 missions, 86 priests (64 diocesan, 22 religious), 97 deacons, 274 lay religious (24 brothers, 250 sisters), 28 seminarians (2015)

Address: 2400 21st Ave. South, Nashville, TN 37212, USA

Phone: +1 (615) 383-6393

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (59)

Memphis (←), Owensboro (↑), Louisville (↗), Knoxville (→), Birmingham (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.11.21 – ...):Bishop Joseph Mark Spalding (53)Bishop Joseph Mark Spalding (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nashville (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Mark Spalding (53)Bishop Joseph Mark Spalding (53)Permalink
(2017.11.21 – ...)

Bishop of Nashville (USA)

God has lifted up the lowly

Born:1965.01.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1991.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.02

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (2017.11.21 – ...)

Bishop David Raymond ChobyPermalink
(2005.12.20 – 2017.06.03)

That we may live

Born:1947.01.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1974.09.06
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.27
Died:2017.06.03 († 70)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (2005.12.20 – 2017.06.03)

Bishop Edward Urban Kmiec (82)Bishop Edward Urban Kmiec (82)Permalink
(1992.10.13 – 2004.08.12)

Bishop emeritus of Buffalo (USA)

Charity and service

Born:1936.06.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1982.11.03

Titular Bishop of Simidicca (1982.08.26 – 1992.10.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Trenton (USA) (1982.08.26 – 1992.10.13)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1992.10.13 – 2004.08.12)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (2004.10.28 – 2012.05.29)

Bishop James Daniel NiedergesesPermalink
(1975.04.08 – 1992.10.13)

Born:1917.02.02 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1944.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.05.20
Died:2007.11.16 († 90)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1975.04.08 – 1992.10.13)

Bishop Joseph Aloysius DurickPermalink
(1969.09.10 – 1975.04.02)

Born:1914.10.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1940.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1955.03.24
Died:1994.06.26 († 79)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mobile–Birmingham (USA) (1954.12.30 – 1963.12.11)

Titular Bishop of Cerbali (1954.12.30 – 1969.09.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1963.12.11 – 1969.09.10)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1969.09.10 – 1975.04.02)

Bishop William Lawrence AdrianPermalink
(1936.02.06 – 1969.09.04)

Born:1883.04.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1911.04.15
Consecrated Bishop:1936.04.16
Died:1972.02.13 († 88)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1936.02.06 – 1969.09.04)

Titular Bishop of Helos (1969.09.04 – 1971.01.13)

Bishop Alphonse John SmithPermalink
(1923.12.23 – 1935.12.16)

Born:1883.11.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1908.04.18
Consecrated Bishop:1924.03.25
Died:1935.12.16 († 52)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1923.12.23 – 1935.12.16)

Bishop Thomas Sebastian ByrnePermalink
(1894.05.10 – 1923.09.04)

Born:1841.07.28 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1869.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1894.07.25
Died:1923.09.04 († 82)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1894.05.10 – 1923.09.04)

Bishop Joseph RademacherPermalink
(1883.04.03 – 1893.07.15)

Born:1840.12.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1863.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1883.06.24
Died:1900.06.12 († 59)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1883.04.03 – 1893.07.15)

Bishop of Fort Wayne (USA) (1893.07.15 – 1900.06.12)

Bishop Patrick Augustine Feehan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1865.06.07 – 1880.09.10)

Born:1829.08.28 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1852.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1865.11.12
Died:1902.07.12 († 72)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1865.06.07 – 1880.09.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (1880.09.10 – 1902.07.12)

Bishop James Whelan, O.P.Permalink
(1860.02.21 – 1864.02.12)

Born:1822.06.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1846.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1859.05.08
Died:1878.02.18 († 55)

Titular Bishop of Marcopolis (1859.04.15 – 1860.02.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1859.04.15 – 1860.02.21)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1860.02.21 – 1864.02.12)

Titular Bishop of Diocletianopolis (1864.02.12 – 1878.02.18)

Bishop Richard Pius Miles, O.P.Permalink
(1837.07.28 – 1860.02.21)

Born:1791.05.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1816.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1838.09.16
Died:1860.02.21 († 68)

Bishop of Nashville (USA) (1837.07.28 – 1860.02.21)

Former Prelates


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