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Diocese of

Palmerston North

New Zealand New Zealand

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 36,200 km²

Population: 60,285 Catholics (13.1% of 460,619 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Wellington

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hamilton (↑), Wellington (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 10

Statistics: 22 parishes, 53 priests (34 diocesan, 19 religious), 1 deacon, 90 lay religious (28 brothers, 62 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Address: 33 Amesbury Street, Private Bag 11 012, Palmerston North, New Zealand

Phone: +64 6 354-1780

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (58)

Hamilton (↑), Wellington (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.02.22 – ...):Bishop Charles Edward Drennan (58)Bishop Charles Edward Drennan (58)

Vice-President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania

Ordinaries

Bishops of Palmerston North (Roman Rite)

Bishop Charles Edward Drennan (58)Bishop Charles Edward Drennan (58)Permalink
(2012.02.22 – ...)

Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand)
Vice-President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania

Caritas congaudet veritati

Born:1960.08.23 (New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1996.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:2011.06.11

Coadjutor Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand) (2011.02.22 – 2012.02.22)

Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand) (2012.02.22 – ...)

Vice-President of Federation of Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania (2018.04 – ...)

Bishop Peter James Cullinane (82)Bishop Peter James Cullinane (82)Permalink
(1980.03.06 – 2012.02.22)

Bishop emeritus of Palmerston North (New Zealand)

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Born:1936.11.29 (New Zealand)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.23

Bishop of Palmerston North (New Zealand) (1980.03.06 – 2012.02.22)

President of New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference (1997 – 2003)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.12.05

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