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Diocese of

Providence

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,247 km²

Population: 691,848 Catholics (59.9% of 1,154,086 total) (2015)

Statistics: 141 parishes, 1 mission, 320 priests (247 diocesan, 73 religious), 91 deacons, 497 lay religious (140 brothers, 357 sisters), 18 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Hartford

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

Depends on: Congregation 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 (71)Bishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (71)
Auxiliary Bishop (2009.10.15 – ...):Bishop Robert Charles Evans (71)Bishop Robert Charles Evans (71)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ regiæ

Ordinaries

Bishops of Providence (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (71)Bishop Thomas Joseph Tobin (71)Permalink
(2005.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Providence (USA)

Strong loving wise

Born:1948.04.01 (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 (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 (90)Bishop Louis Edward Gelineau (90)Permalink
(1971.12.06 – 1997.06.11)

Bishop emeritus of Providence (USA)

Rejoice in hope

Born:1928.05.03 (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 (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 2019.04.19

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