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Diocese of

Port Pirie

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 978,823 km²

Population: 29,225 Catholics (16.5% of 176,870 total) (2017)

Statistics: 16 parishes, 28 priests (26 diocesan, 2 religious), 1 deacon, 14 lay religious (2 brothers, 12 sisters), 1 seminarian (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Adelaide

Neighbouring Dioceses: Perth (←), Geraldton (↖), Darwin (↑), Toowoomba (↗), Wilcannia–Forbes (→), Ballarat (↘), Adelaide (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Mary of the Cross MacKillop (August 8), Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Address: 105 Gertrude Street, PO Box 1206, Port Pirie, SA 5540, Australia

Phone: +61 8 8633 0550

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (55)

Perth (←), Geraldton (↖), Darwin (↑), Toowoomba (↗), Wilcannia–Forbes (→), Ballarat (↘), Adelaide (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.04.15 – ...):Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (78)Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (78)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Port Pirie (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (78)Bishop Gregory O’Kelly, S.J. (78)Permalink
(2009.04.15 – ...)

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia)

Amare et servire

Born:1941.08.10 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1972.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2006.09.14

Titular Bishop of Ath Truim (2006.07.06 – 2009.04.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (2006.07.06 – 2009.04.15)

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia) (2009.04.15 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Adelaide (Australia) (2018.06.03 – 2020.03.19)

Bishop Daniel Eugene Hurley (79)Bishop Daniel Eugene Hurley (79)Permalink
(1998.11.27 – 2007.07.03)

Bishop emeritus of Darwin (Australia)

That they may be one

Born:1940.04.21 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1999.02.12

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia) (1998.11.27 – 2007.07.03)

Bishop of Darwin (Australia) (2007.07.03 – 2018.06.27)

Bishop Francis Peter de CampoPermalink
(1980.08.11 – 1998.04.23)

Born:1923.07.09 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1949.07.24
Consecrated Bishop:1980.02.13
Died:1998.04.23 († 74)

Coadjutor Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia) (1979.10.29 – 1980.08.11)

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia) (1980.08.11 – 1998.04.23)

Bishop Bryan GallagherPermalink
(1952.03.13 – 1980.08.11)

Born:1911.09.21 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1934.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1952.06.11
Died:1982.10.05 († 71)

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia) (1952.03.13 – 1980.08.11)

Bishop Thomas Absolem McCabePermalink
(1951.06.07 – 1951.11.15)

Born:1902.06.30 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1925.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1939.03.12
Died:1983.09.14 († 81)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1938.12.13 – 1951.06.07)

Bishop of Port Pirie (Australia) (1951.06.07 – 1951.11.15)

Bishop of Wollongong (Australia) (1951.11.15 – 1974.05.10)

Military Vicar of Australia (Australia) (1964 – 1969)

Bishops of Port Augusta (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Absolem McCabePermalink
(1938.12.13 – 1951.06.07)

(see above)

Fr. John Joseph LonerganPermalink
(1938.01.08 – 1938.07.14)

Born:1888.03.22 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1911.11.30
Died:1938.07.14 († 50)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1938.01.08 – 1938.07.14)

Bishop Norman Thomas Gilroy (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1934.12.10 – 1937.07.01)

Christus lux mea

Born:1896.01.22 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1923.12.24
Consecrated Bishop:1935.03.17
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1977.10.21 († 81)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1934.12.10 – 1937.07.01)

Titular Archbishop of Cypsela (1937.07.01 – 1940.03.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (1937.07.01 – 1940.03.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sydney (Australia) (1940.03.08 – 1971.07.09)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Quattro Coronati (1946.02.22 – 1977.10.21)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (1958 – 1971)

Bishop Andrew Killian (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1924.02.26 – 1933.07.11)

Born:1872.10.26 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1898.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1924.06.15
Died:1939.06.28 († 66)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1924.02.26 – 1933.07.11)

Titular Archbishop of Ratiaria (1933.07.11 – 1934.11.05)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1933.07.11 – 1934.11.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1934.11.05 – 1939.06.28)

Bishop John Henry NortonPermalink
(1906.08.18 – 1923.03.22)

Born:1855.12.31 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1882.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1906.12.09
Died:1923.03.22 († 67)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1906.08.18 – 1923.03.22)

Bishop James MaherPermalink
(1896 – 1905.12.20)

Born:1843.07.06 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1896.04.26
Died:1905.12.20 († 62)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1896 – 1905.12.20)

Bishop John O’Reilly (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1887.05.13 – 1895.01.05)

Born:1846.11.19 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1869.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1888.05.01
Died:1915.07.06 († 68)

Bishop of Port Augusta (Australia) (1887.05.13 – 1895.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1895.01.05 – 1915.07.06)

Former Prelates


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