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Diocese of

Providence

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 3,247 km²

Population: 627,000 Catholics (59.0% of 1,062,750 total) (2020)

Statistics: 130 parishes, 15 missions, 292 priests (217 diocesan, 75 religious), 99 deacons, 473 lay religious (136 brothers, 337 sisters), 16 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Hartford

Neighbouring Dioceses: Norwich (←), Worcester (↖), Boston (↗), Fall River (→)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Address: 1 Cathedral Square, Providence, RI 02903-3695, USA

Phone: +1 (401) 278-4500

Websites: LinkLink

History


Special Churches

All Churches (151)

Norwich (←), Worcester (↖), Boston (↗), Fall River (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.03.31 – ...):Bishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (74)Bishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (74)
Auxiliary Bishop (2009.10.15 – ...):Bishop Robert Charles Evans (74)Bishop Robert Charles Evans (74)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ regiæ

Ordinaries

Bishops of Providence (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (74)Bishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (74)Permalink
(2005.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Providence (USA)

Strong loving wise

Born:1948.04.01 (Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1992.12.27

Titular Bishop of Novica (1992.11.03 – 1995.12.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh (USA) (1992.11.03 – 1995.12.05)

Bishop of Youngstown (USA) (1995.12.05 – 2005.03.31)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (2005.03.31 – ...)

Bishop Robert Edward MulveePermalink
(1997.06.11 – 2005.03.31)

As one who serves

Born:1930.02.15 (Boston, MA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1977.04.14
Died:2018.12.28 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Summa (1977.02.15 – 1985.02.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1977.02.15 – 1985.02.19)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1985.02.19 – 1995.02.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Providence (USA) (1995.02.09 – 1997.06.11)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1997.06.11 – 2005.03.31)

Bishop Louis Edward Gelineau (94)Bishop Louis Edward Gelineau (94)Permalink
(1971.12.06 – 1997.06.11)

Bishop emeritus of Providence (USA)

Rejoice in hope

Born:1928.05.03 (Burlington, VT, USA)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1972.01.26

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1971.12.06 – 1997.06.11)

Bishop Russell Joseph McVinneyPermalink
(1948.05.29 – 1971.08.10)

Maria mater spei

Born:1898.11.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1924.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1948.07.14
Died:1971.08.10 († 72)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1948.05.29 – 1971.08.10)

Bishop Francis Patrick Keough (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1934.02.10 – 1947.11.29)

Maria spes nostra

Born:1890.12.30 (New Britain, CT, USA)
Ordained Priest:1916.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1934.05.22
Died:1961.12.08 († 70)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1934.02.10 – 1947.11.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Baltimore (USA) (1947.11.29 – 1961.12.08)

Bishop William Augustine HickeyPermalink
(1921.05.25 – 1933.10.04)

Dominus regit me

Born:1869.05.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1893.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1919.04.10
Died:1933.10.04 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Claudiopolis (1919.01.16 – 1921.05.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Providence (USA) (1919.01.16 – 1921.05.25)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1921.05.25 – 1933.10.04)

Bishop Matthew A. HarkinsPermalink
(1887.02.11 – 1921.05.25)

Spes unica et præmium

Born:1845.11.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1869.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1887.04.14
Died:1921.05.25 († 75)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1887.02.11 – 1921.05.25)

Bishop Thomas Francis HendrickenPermalink
(1872.02.16 – 1886.06.11)

Melior sapientia cunctis

Born:1827.05.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1853.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:1872.04.28
Died:1886.06.11 († 59)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1872.02.16 – 1886.06.11)

Former Prelates


as of 2022.08.06

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