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Diocese of

Nelson

Canada Canada

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 144,000 km²

Population: 98,730 Catholics (23.6% of 417,535 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Vancouver

Neighbouring Dioceses: Vancouver (←), Kamloops (↖), Edmonton (↑), Calgary (↗), Helena (↘), Boise City (↓), Spokane (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 26

Statistics: 40 parishes, 21 missions, 32 priests (26 diocesan, 6 religious), 12 lay religious (6 brothers, 6 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Address: 402 West Richards Street, Nelson, BC V1L 3K3, Canada

Phone: +1 (250) 352-6921

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (54)

Vancouver (←), Kamloops (↖), Edmonton (↑), Calgary (↗), Helena (↘), Boise City (↓), Spokane (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.02.13 – ...):Bishop Gregory John Matthew Bittman (57)Bishop Gregory John Matthew Bittman (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nelson (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gregory John Matthew Bittman (57)Bishop Gregory John Matthew Bittman (57)Permalink
(2018.02.13 – ...)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada)

Christus Jesus spes nostra

Born:1961.03.05 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1996.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.03

Titular Bishop of Caltadria (2012.07.14 – 2018.02.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Edmonton (Canada) (2012.07.14 – 2018.02.13)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (2018.02.13 – ...)

Bishop John Dennis Corriveau, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Bishop John Dennis Corriveau, O.F.M. Cap. (77)Permalink
(2007.11.30 – 2018.02.13)

Bishop emeritus of Nelson (Canada)

Pacificans per sanguinem crucis ejus

Born:1941.07.27 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1965.10.23
Consecrated Bishop:2008.01.30

Minister General of Order of Capuchin Friars Minor (Capuchin Franciscans) (1994 – 2006.09.04)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (2007.11.30 – 2018.02.13)

Bishop Eugene Jerome Cooney (86)Bishop Eugene Jerome Cooney (86)Permalink
(1996.03.15 – 2007.11.30)

Bishop emeritus of Nelson (Canada)

Born:1931.12.20 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1996.06.11

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (1996.03.15 – 2007.11.30)

Bishop Peter Joseph Mallon (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1989.11.06 – 1995.06.09)

Born:1929.12.05 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.02
Died:2007.02.03 († 77)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (1989.11.06 – 1995.06.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Regina (Canada) (1995.06.09 – 2005.03.30)

Bishop Wilfrid Emmett DoylePermalink
(1958.11.09 – 1989.11.06)

Born:1913.02.18 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1938.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1958.12.03
Died:2003.09.14 († 90)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (1958.11.09 – 1989.11.06)

Bishop Thomas Joseph McCarthyPermalink
(1955.05.05 – 1958.11.09)

Illuminabit te Christus

Born:1905.10.04 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1929.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1955.08.01
Died:1986.11.15 († 81)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (1955.05.05 – 1958.11.09)

Bishop of Saint Catharines (Canada) (1958.11.09 – 1978.07.07)

Bishop Martin Michael Johnson (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1936.07.18 – 1954.11.27)

Da nobis pacem

Born:1899.03.18 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1924.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1936.09.29
Died:1975.01.29 († 75)

Bishop of Nelson (Canada) (1936.07.18 – 1954.11.27)

Titular Archbishop of Cius (1954.11.27 – 1964.03.11)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1954.11.27 – 1964.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1964.03.11 – 1969.01.08)

Titular Archbishop of Civitate (1969.01.08 – 1970.11.23)


as of 2018.12.03

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