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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

New Orleans

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 10,898 km²

Population: 510,599 Catholics (40.0% of 1,276,497 total) (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Houma–Thibodaux, Lafayette in Louisiana, Lake Charles, Shreveport

Neighbouring Dioceses: Houma–Thibodaux (↙), Baton Rouge (←), Jackson (↑), Biloxi (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Louis (August 25), Our Lady of Prompt Succor (January 8), St. Vincent de Paul (September 27)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 9

Statistics: 110 parishes, 329 priests (198 diocesan, 131 religious), 221 deacons, 602 lay religious (198 brothers, 404 sisters), 37 seminarians (2015)

Address: 7887 Walmsley Ave., New Orleans, LA 70125-3496, USA

Phone: +1 (504) 861-9521

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (126)

Houma–Thibodaux (↙), Baton Rouge (←), Jackson (↑), Biloxi (↗)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2009.06.12 – ...):Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond (69)Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond (69)
Auxiliary Bishop (2015.01.12 – ...):Bishop Fernand Joseph Cheri, O.F.M. (66)Bishop Fernand Joseph Cheri, O.F.M. (66)

Titular Bishop of Membressa

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of New Orleans (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond (69)Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond (69)Permalink
(2009.06.12 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA)

God is faithful

Born:1949.11.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1997.01.10

Titular Bishop of Acholla (1996.11.19 – 2000.06.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans (USA) (1996.11.19 – 2000.06.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Austin (USA) (2000.06.02 – 2001.01.02)

Bishop of Austin (USA) (2001.01.02 – 2009.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (2009.06.12 – ...)

Archbishop Alfred Clifton Hughes (86)Archbishop Alfred Clifton Hughes (86)Permalink
(2002.01.03 – 2009.06.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of New Orleans (USA)

For you, God’s own love

Born:1932.12.02 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1981.09.14

Titular Bishop of Maximiana in Byzacena (1981.07.21 – 1993.09.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1981.07.21 – 1993.09.07)

Bishop of Baton Rouge (USA) (1993.09.07 – 2001.02.16)

Coadjutor Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (2001.02.16 – 2002.01.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (2002.01.03 – 2009.06.12)

Archbishop Francis Bible SchultePermalink
(1988.12.06 – 2002.01.03)

Jesus Christ is Lord

Born:1926.12.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1952.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1981.08.12
Died:2016.01.17 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Afufenia (1981.06.27 – 1985.06.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1981.06.27 – 1985.06.04)

Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (USA) (1985.06.04 – 1988.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1988.12.06 – 2002.01.03)

Archbishop Philip Matthew HannanPermalink
(1965.09.29 – 1988.12.06)

Caritas vinculum perfectionis

Born:1913.05.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1956.08.28
Died:2011.09.29 († 98)

Titular Bishop of Hieropolis (1956.06.16 – 1965.09.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (1956.06.16 – 1965.09.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1965.09.29 – 1988.12.06)

Archbishop John Patrick Cody (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1964.11.08 – 1965.06.14)

Magnificat anima mea

Born:1907.12.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1931.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1947.07.02
Created Cardinal:1967.06.26
Died:1982.04.25 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Apollonia (1947.05.14 – 1954.01.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1947.05.14 – 1954.01.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint Joseph (USA) (1954.01.21 – 1956.08.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Kansas City–Saint Joseph (USA) (1956.08.24 – 1956.09.11)

Bishop of Kansas City–Saint Joseph (USA) (1956.09.11 – 1961.07.20)

Titular Archbishop of Bostra (1961.07.20 – 1964.11.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1961.07.20 – 1964.11.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1964.11.08 – 1965.06.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (1965.06.14 – 1982.04.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia (1967.06.29 – 1982.04.25)

Archbishop Joseph Francis RummelPermalink
(1935.03.09 – 1964.11.08)

Aninam pro ovibus ponere

Born:1876.10.14 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1902.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:1928.05.29
Died:1964.11.08 († 88)

Bishop of Omaha (USA) (1928.03.30 – 1935.03.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1935.03.09 – 1964.11.08)

Archbishop John William ShawPermalink
(1918.01.25 – 1934.11.02)

Deus providebit

Born:1863.12.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1888.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1910.04.14
Died:1934.11.02 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Castabala (1910.02.07 – 1911.03.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1910.02.07 – 1911.03.11)

Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1911.03.11 – 1918.01.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1918.01.25 – 1934.11.02)

Archbishop James Herbert Blenk, S.M.Permalink
(1906.04.20 – 1917.04.20)

Renovabis faciem terræ

Born:1856.07.28 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1885.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:1899.07.02
Died:1917.04.20 († 60)

Bishop of Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico) (1899.06.12 – 1906.04.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1906.04.20 – 1917.04.20)

Archbishop Placide Louis ChapellePermalink
(1897.12.01 – 1905.08.09)

Deus providebit

Born:1842.08.28 (France)
Ordained Priest:1865.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1891.11.01
Died:1905.08.09 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Arabissus (1891.08.21 – 1893.05.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Fe (USA) (1891.08.21 – 1893.05.12)

Titular Archbishop of Sebastia (1893.05.12 – 1894.01.07)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Santa Fe (USA) (1893.05.12 – 1894.01.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Fe (USA) (1894.01.07 – 1897.12.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1897.12.01 – 1905.08.09)

Apostolic Delegate to Cuba and Puerto Rico (1898.10.11 – 1905.08.09)

Apostolic Delegate to Puerto Rico (1898.10.11 – 1905.08.09)

Apostolic Delegate to Philippines (1900 – 1901)

Archbishop Francis August Anthony Joseph JanssensPermalink
(1888.08.07 – 1897.06.09)

Fortitudo mea Deus

Born:1843.10.17 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1867.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1881.05.01
Died:1897.06.09 († 53)

Bishop of Natchez (1881.04.07 – 1888.08.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1888.08.07 – 1897.06.09)

Archbishop Francis Xavier LerayPermalink
(1883.12.28 – 1887.09.23)

Born:1825.04.20 (France)
Ordained Priest:1852.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1877.04.22
Died:1887.09.23 († 62)

Bishop of Natchitoches (1876.11.27 – 1879.09.30)

Titular Archbishop of Ionopolis (1879.09.30 – 1883.12.28)

Coadjutor Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1879.09.30 – 1883.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1883.12.28 – 1887.09.23)

Archbishop Napoleon Joseph PerchéPermalink
(1870.05.25 – 1883.12.27)

Born:1805.01.10 (France)
Ordained Priest:1829.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1870.05.01
Died:1883.12.27 († 78)

Titular Archbishop of Abdera (1870.02.08 – 1870.05.25)

Coadjutor Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1870.02.08 – 1870.05.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1870.05.25 – 1883.12.27)

Archbishop Jean Marie Odin, C.M.Permalink
(1861.02.15 – 1870.05.25)

Born:1800.02.25 (France)
Ordained Priest:1823.05.04
Consecrated Bishop:1842.03.06
Died:1870.05.25 († 70)

Vice Prefect Apostolic of Texas (USA) (1840 – 1841.07.10)

Vicar Apostolic of Texas (USA) (1841.07.10 – 1847.05.04)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis (1841.07.16 – 1847.05.04)

Bishop of Galveston (USA) (1847.05.04 – 1861.02.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1861.02.15 – 1870.05.25)

Archbishop Anthony BlancPermalink
(1850.07.19 – 1860.06.20)

Born:1792.10.11 (France)
Ordained Priest:1816.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:1835.11.22
Died:1860.06.20 († 67)

Bishop of New Orleans (USA) (1835.06.19 – 1850.07.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (USA) (1850.07.19 – 1860.06.20)

Bishops of New Orleans (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Blanc (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1835.06.19 – 1850.07.19)

(see above)

Bishop Leo Raymond De Neckère, C.M.Permalink
(1829.08.04 – 1833.09.05)

Born:1800.06.06 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1822.10.13
Consecrated Bishop:1830.06.24
Died:1833.09.05 († 33)

Bishop of New Orleans (USA) (1829.08.04 – 1833.09.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Mississippi (1829.08.04 – 1833.09.05)

Bishops of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (Roman Rite)

Bishop Louis-Guillaume-Valentin Dubourg, P.S.S. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1815.09.18 – 1825.02.01)

Born:1766.01.10 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1790.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1815.09.24
Died:1833.12.12 († 67)

Bishop of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (USA) (1815.09.18 – 1825.02.01)

Vicar Apostolic of Mississippi (1825.08.19 – 1826.08.13)

Bishop of Montauban (France) (1826.08.13 – 1833.02.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Besançon (France) ([1833.02.03] 1833.07.29 – 1833.12.12)

Archbishop John CarrollPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1805.09.01 – 1812?)

Bishop Francisco Porró ReinadoPermalink
(1801.07.20 – 1803.01.17)

Born:1739.10.15 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1801.11.15
Died:1814.01.03 († 74)

Bishop of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (USA) (1801.07.20 – 1803.01.17)

Bishop of Tarazona (Spain) (1803.01.17 – 1814.01.03)

Bishop Luis Ignatius Peñalver y Cárdenas (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1794.09.12 – 1801.07.20)

Born:1749.04.03 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1772.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1795.04.26
Died:1810.07.17 († 61)

Bishop of Louisiana and the Two Floridas (USA) (1794.09.12 – 1801.07.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1801.07.20 – 1805.05.09)

Titular Archbishop of Tricale (1805.05.09 – 1810.07.17)

Former Prelates


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