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Diocese of

Portland in Maine

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 85,541 km²

Population: 212,992 Catholics (15.0% of 1,418,942 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Boston

Neighbouring Dioceses: Manchester (←), Sherbrooke (←), Québec (↖), Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (↖), Rimouski (↑), Edmundston (↗), Saint John, New Brunswick (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 55 parishes, 157 priests (125 diocesan, 32 religious), 40 deacons, 256 lay religious (46 brothers, 210 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

Address: 510 Ocean Ave, P.O. Box 11559, Portland, ME 04104-7559, USA

Phone: +1 (207) 773-6471

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (155)

Manchester (←), Sherbrooke (←), Québec (↖), Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière (↖), Rimouski (↑), Edmundston (↗), Saint John, New Brunswick (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.12.18 – ...):Bishop Robert Peter Deeley (72)Bishop Robert Peter Deeley (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Portland in Maine (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Peter Deeley (72)Bishop Robert Peter Deeley (72)Permalink
(2013.12.18 – ...)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA)

Veritatem Facere in caritate

Born:1946.06.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:2013.01.04

Titular Bishop of Kearney (2012.11.09 – 2013.12.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (2012.11.09 – 2013.12.18)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (2013.12.18 – ...)

Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.07.17 – 2013.12.18)

Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Bishop Richard Joseph Malone (72)Permalink
(2004.02.10 – 2012.05.29)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA)

Live the truth in love

Born:1946.03.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1972.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.01

Titular Bishop of Aptuca (2000.01.27 – 2004.02.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (2000.01.27 – 2004.02.10)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (2004.02.10 – 2012.05.29)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (2012.05.29 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Portland in Maine (USA) (2012.07.17 – 2013.12.18)

Bishop Joseph John Gerry, O.S.B. (90)Bishop Joseph John Gerry, O.S.B. (90)Permalink
(1988.12.27 – 2004.02.10)

Bishop emeritus of Portland in Maine (USA)

To serve, not to preside

Born:1928.09.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1986.04.21

Titular Bishop of Præcausa (1986.02.04 – 1988.12.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1986.02.04 – 1988.12.27)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1988.12.27 – 2004.02.10)

Bishop Edward Cornelius O’LearyPermalink
(1974.10.16 – 1988.09.27)

One who serves

Born:1920.08.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1971.01.25
Died:2002.04.02 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Moglæna (1970.11.16 – 1974.10.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1970.11.16 – 1974.10.16)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1974.10.16 – 1988.09.27)

Bishop Peter Leo Gerety (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1969.09.15 – 1974.04.02)

In omnibus Christus

Born:1912.07.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1966.06.01
Died:2016.09.20 († 104)

Titular Bishop of Crepedula (1966.03.04 – 1969.09.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1966.03.04 – 1969.09.15)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1969.09.15 – 1974.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Newark (USA) (1974.04.02 – 1986.06.03)

Bishop Daniel Joseph FeeneyPermalink
(1955.09.09 – 1969.09.15)

Prædica verbum

Born:1894.09.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1921.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1946.09.12
Died:1969.09.15 († 75)

Auxiliary Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1946.06.22 – 1952.03.04)

Titular Bishop of Sita (1946.06.22 – 1955.09.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1952.03.04 – 1955.09.09)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1955.09.09 – 1969.09.15)

Bishop Joseph Edward McCarthyPermalink
(1932.05.13 – 1955.09.08)

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1876.11.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1903.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1932.08.24
Died:1955.09.08 († 78)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1932.05.13 – 1955.09.08)

Bishop John Gregory Murray (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1925.05.29 – 1931.10.29)

Mea omnia tua

Born:1877.02.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1900.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:1920.04.18
Died:1956.10.11 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Flavias (1919.11.15 – 1925.05.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Hartford (USA) (1919.11.15 – 1925.05.29)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1925.05.29 – 1931.10.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Paul (USA) (1931.10.29 – 1956.10.11)

Bishop Louis Sebastian WalshPermalink
(1906.08.03 – 1924.05.12)

In justitia et pace

Born:1858.01.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1882.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1906.10.18
Died:1924.05.12 († 66)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1906.08.03 – 1924.05.12)

Bishop William Henry O’Connell (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1901.02.08 – 1906.02.21)

Vigor in arduis

Born:1859.12.08 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1884.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1901.05.19
Created Cardinal:1911.11.27
Died:1944.04.22 († 84)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1895 – 1901.04.22)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1901.02.08 – 1906.02.21)

Titular Archbishop of Constantia antea Tomi (1906.02.21 – 1907.08.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1906.02.21 – 1907.08.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1907.08.31 – 1944.04.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1911.11.30 – 1944.04.22)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1938.12.24 – 1944.04.22)

Bishop James Augustine HealyPermalink
(1875.02.12 – 1900.08.05)

Immaculata

Born:1830.04.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1854.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1875.06.02
Died:1900.08.05 († 70)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1875.02.12 – 1900.08.05)

Bishop David William BaconPermalink
(1855.01.23 – 1874.11.05)

Robur ac spes

Born:1813.09.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1838.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1855.04.22
Died:1874.11.05 († 61)

Bishop of Portland in Maine (USA) (1855.01.23 – 1874.11.05)

Former Prelates


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