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Diocese of

Owensboro

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 32,380 km²

Population: 50,673 Catholics (5.7% of 892,252 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Louisville

Neighbouring Dioceses: Memphis (↙), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (←), Belleville (↖), Evansville (↑), Indianapolis (↗), Louisville (→), Nashville (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Stephen

Statistics: 79 parishes, 3 missions, 100 priests (71 diocesan, 29 religious), 24 deacons, 191 lay religious (29 brothers, 162 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

Address: Chancery Office, 600 Lucust St., Owensboro, KY 42301-2130, USA

Phone: +1 (270) 683-1545

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (83)

Memphis (↙), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (←), Belleville (↖), Evansville (↑), Indianapolis (↗), Louisville (→), Nashville (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.12.15 – ...):Bishop William Francis Medley (64)Bishop William Francis Medley (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Owensboro (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop William Francis Medley (64)Bishop William Francis Medley (64)Permalink
(2009.12.15 – ...)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA)

Holy is God’s name

Born:1952.09.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1982.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:2010.02.10

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (2009.12.15 – ...)

Bishop John Jeremiah McRaithPermalink
(1982.10.23 – 2009.01.05)

Born:1934.12.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1982.12.15
Died:2017.03.19 († 82)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (1982.10.23 – 2009.01.05)

Bishop Henry Joseph SoennekerPermalink
(1961.03.10 – 1982.06.30)

Omnes unum in Christo

Born:1907.05.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1934.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1961.04.26
Died:1987.09.24 († 80)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (1961.03.10 – 1982.06.30)

Bishop Francis Ridgley CottonPermalink
(1937.12.16 – 1960.09.25)

Born:1895.09.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1920.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1938.02.24
Died:1960.09.25 († 65)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (1937.12.16 – 1960.09.25)


as of 2017.08.17

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