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Diocese of

Phoenix

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 113,872 km²

Population: 1,208,494 Catholics (25.1% of 4,814,716 total) (2017)

Statistics: 93 parishes, 9 missions, 311 priests (221 diocesan, 90 religious), 228 deacons, 233 lay religious (98 brothers, 135 sisters), 31 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santa Fe

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Bernardino (←), Las Vegas (↖), Salt Lake City (↑), Gallup (→), Tucson (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Therese (October 1), Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 2

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Address: 400 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, AZ 85004-2336, USA

Phone: +1 (602) 257-0030

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (127)

San Bernardino (←), Las Vegas (↖), Salt Lake City (↑), Gallup (→), Tucson (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2003.11.25 – ...):Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA)

First Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee

Auxiliary Bishop (2010.05.11 – ...):Bishop Eduardo Alanis Nevares (65)Bishop Eduardo Alanis Nevares (65)

Titular Bishop of Natchez

Ordinaries

Bishops of Phoenix (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)Bishop Thomas James Olmsted (73)Permalink
(2003.11.25 – ...)

Bishop of Phoenix (USA)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA)
First Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee

Jesus caritas

Born:1947.01.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1999.04.20

Coadjutor Bishop of Wichita (USA) (1999.02.16 – 2001.10.04)

Bishop of Wichita (USA) (2001.10.04 – 2003.11.25)

Bishop of Phoenix (USA) (2003.11.25 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Gallup (USA) (2008.01.03 – 2008.04.30)

Apostolic Administrator of Gallup (USA) (2008.04.30 – 2009.02.05)

First Vice-President of “Vox Clara” Committee (2011.02.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Holy Protection of Mary of Phoenix of the Ruthenians (USA) (2018.08.01 – ...)

Archbishop Michael Jarboe Sheehan (80)Archbishop Michael Jarboe Sheehan (80)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.06.18 – 2003.11.25)

Bishop Thomas Joseph O’BrienPermalink
(1981.11.09 – 2003.06.18)

To build up the Body of Christ

Born:1935.11.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:1982.01.06
Died:2018.08.26 († 82)

Bishop of Phoenix (USA) (1981.11.09 – 2003.06.18)

Bishop James Steven RauschPermalink
(1977.01.17 – 1981.05.18)

To prepare the way

Born:1928.09.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1973.04.26
Died:1981.05.18 († 52)

Titular Bishop of Summa (1973.03.05 – 1977.01.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Cloud (USA) (1973.03.05 – 1977.01.17)

Bishop of Phoenix (USA) (1977.01.17 – 1981.05.18)

Bishop Edward Anthony McCarthy (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1969.08.25 – 1976.09.17)

Manete in dilectione Christi

Born:1918.04.10 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1943.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.15
Died:2005.06.07 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Tamascani (1965.04.21 – 1969.08.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cincinnati (USA) (1965.04.21 – 1969.08.25)

Bishop of Phoenix (USA) (1969.08.25 – 1976.09.17)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Miami (USA) (1976.09.17 – 1977.07.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Miami (USA) (1977.07.26 – 1994.11.03)


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