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Diocese of

Raphoe

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,030 km²

Population: 83,900 Catholics (91.0% of 92,212 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Armagh

Neighbouring Dioceses: Derry (→), Clogher (↘), Kilmore (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Eunan (September 23)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 73 priests (diocesan), 31 lay religious (1 brother, 30 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Address: Árd Adhamhnáin, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland

Phone: (074)91.21.208

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Derry (→), Clogher (↘), Kilmore (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.06.09 – ...):Bishop Alexander Aloysius McGuckian, S.J. (64)Bishop Alexander Aloysius McGuckian (Alan), S.J. (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Raphoe (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alexander Aloysius McGuckian, S.J. (64)Bishop Alexander Aloysius McGuckian (Alan), S.J. (64)Permalink
(2017.06.09 – ...)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland)

Et velle et perficere

Born:1953.02.26 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:2017.08.06

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (2017.06.09 – ...)

Bishop Philip Boyce, O.C.D. (77)Bishop Philip Boyce, O.C.D. (77)Permalink
(1995.06.29 – 2017.06.09)

Bishop emeritus of Raphoe (Ireland)

In ecclesiæ Matris servitium

Born:1940.01.25 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1967.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.01

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1995.06.29 – 2017.06.09)

Bishop Séamus Hegarty (77)Bishop Séamus Hegarty (77)Permalink
(1982.02.12 – 1994.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Derry (Northern Ireland)

Maria advocata nostra

Born:1940.01.26 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1982.03.28

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1982.02.12 – 1994.10.01)

Bishop of Derry (Northern Ireland) (1994.10.01 – 2011.11.23)

Bishop Anthony Columba McFeelyPermalink
(1965.05.14 – 1982.02.16)

Born:1909.02.04 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1932.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1965.06.27
Died:1986.10.07 († 77)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1965.05.14 – 1982.02.16)

Bishop William MacNeelyPermalink
(1923.04.21 – 1963.12.11)

Born:1888.12.28 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1912.02.04
Consecrated Bishop:1923.07.27
Died:1963.12.11 († 74)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1923.04.21 – 1963.12.11)

Bishop Patrick O’Donnell (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1888.02.26 – 1922.01.14)

In hoc signo vinces

Born:1856.11.28 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1880
Consecrated Bishop:1888.03.25
Created Cardinal:1925.12.14
Died:1927.10.22 († 70)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1888.02.26 – 1922.01.14)

Titular Archbishop of Attalia (1922.01.14 – 1924.11.19)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1922.01.14 – 1924.11.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1924.11.19 – 1927.10.22)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace (1925.12.17 – 1927.10.22)

Bishop Michael Logue (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1879.05.13 – 1887.04.19)

In patientia salus

Born:1840.10.01 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1866.12
Consecrated Bishop:1879.07.20
Created Cardinal:1893.01.16
Died:1924.11.19 († 84)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1879.05.13 – 1887.04.19)

Titular Archbishop of Anazarbus (1887.04.19 – 1887.12.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1887.04.19 – 1887.12.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1887.12.03 – 1924.11.19)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Pace (1893.01.19 – 1924.11.19)

Protopriest of Sacred College of Cardinals (1921.03.24 – 1924.11.19)

Bishop James McDevittPermalink
(1871.02.13 – 1879.01.05)

Born:1831
Ordained Priest:1859
Consecrated Bishop:1871.04.30
Died:1879.01.05 († 48)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1871.02.13 – 1879.01.05)

Bishop Daniel McGettigan (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1861.05.01 – 1870.03.06)

Born:1815 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1839.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1856.05.18
Died:1887.12.03 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Gerrha (1856.02.29 – 1861.05.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1856.02.29 – 1861.05.01)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1861.05.01 – 1870.03.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1870.03.06 – 1887.12.03)

Bishop Patrick McGettiganPermalink
(1820.06.25 – 1861.05.01)

Consecrated Bishop:1820.09.17
Died:1861.05.01

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1820.06.25 – 1861.05.01)

Bishop Peter McLaughlinPermalink
(1802.03.14 – 1819.07.29)

Consecrated Bishop:1802.08.24
Died:1840.08.18

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1802.03.14 – 1819.07.29)

Bishop of Derry (Northern Ireland) (1824.05.11 – 1840.08.18)

Bishop Anthony CoylePermalink
(1782 – 1801.01.21)

Consecrated Bishop:1777.09.14
Died:1801.01.21

Coadjutor Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1777.04.27 – 1782)

Titular Bishop of Loryma (1777.05.16 – 1782)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1782 – 1801.01.21)

Bishop Philip O’ReillyPermalink
(1759.01.09 – 1782)

Consecrated Bishop:1759.04.22
Died:1782

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1759.01.09 – 1782)

Bishop Nathaniel O’DonnellPermalink
(1755.07.18 – 1758)

Died:1758

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1755.07.18 – 1758)

Bishop Anthony O’Donnell, O.F.M.Permalink
(1750.01.19 – 1755.04.26)

Died:1755.04.26

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1750.01.19 – 1755.04.26)

Bishop Daniel O’Gallagher, O.F.M.Permalink
(1737.12.10 – 1749)

Consecrated Bishop:1737.12.29
Died:1749

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1737.12.10 – 1749)

Bishop James O’GallagherPermalink
(1725.07.21 – 1737.05.18)

Born:1681 (Ireland)
Died:1751.05 († 70)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1725.07.21 – 1737.05.18)

Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin (Ireland) (1737.05.18 – 1751.05)

Bishop Fergus Laurence LeaPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1694.02.18 – 1696)

Bishop John O’CullenanPermalink
(1625.06.09 – 1661.03.24)

Died:1661.03.24

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1625.06.09 – 1661.03.24)

Bishop Niall O’BoylePermalink
(1591.08.09 – 1611.02.06)

Died:1611.02.06

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1591.08.09 – 1611.02.06)

Bishop Donald MacGongail (Donald McGonagle)Permalink
(1562.01.28 – 1589.09.29)

Died:1589.09.29

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1562.01.28 – 1589.09.29)

Bishop Art O’GallagherPermalink
(1547.12.05 – 1561.08.13)

Died:1561.08.13

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1547.12.05 – 1561.08.13)

Bishop Edmund O’Gallagher (Éamonn Ó Gallchobhair)Permalink
(1534.05.11 – 1543.02.26)

Died:1543.02.26

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1534.05.11 – 1543.02.26)

Bishop Cornelius O’Cahan (Conn Ó Cathláin)Permalink
(1514.02.06 – 1534)

Died:1550?

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1514.02.06 – 1534)

Bishop Meanma Mac Carmaic (Menelaus Mac Carmacáin)Permalink
(1482.11.04 – 1514.02.06)

Died:1515.05.09

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1482.11.04 – 1514.02.06)

Bishop Johannes de RogeriisPermalink
(1479.11.12 – 1482)

Died:1482

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1479.11.12 – 1482)

Bishop Lochlainn Ó Gallchobhair (Laurentius)Permalink
(1442.06.18 – 1479)

Consecrated Bishop:1443
Died:1479

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1442.06.18 – 1479)

Bishop Cornelius Mac Giolla BhrighdePermalink
(1440.07.20 – 1442)

Died:1442

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1440.07.20 – 1442)

Bishop Lochlainn Ó Gallchobhair (Laurentius)Permalink
(1420.02.28 – 1438)

Died:1438

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1420.02.28 – 1438)

Bishop Eóin Mac Carmaic (Johannes)Permalink
(1400 – 1419)

Died:1419

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1400 – 1419)

Bishop Seoán Mac Meanmain, O. Cist.Permalink
(1397.02.21 – ?)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1397.02.21 – ?)

Bishop Conchobhar Mac Carmaic Uí Dhomhnaill (Cornelius)Permalink
(1367.12.23 – 1397.02.21)

Died:1399

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1367.12.23 – 1397.02.21)

Bishop Pádraig Mac MaonghaillPermalink
(? – 1367)

Died:1367

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (? – 1367)

Bishop Tomás Mac Carmaic Uí DomnaillPermalink
(1319 – 1337)

Died:1337

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1319 – 1337)

Bishop Énri Mac in Chrossáin (Henricus)Permalink
(1306 – 1319)

Died:1319

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1306 – 1319)

Bishop Fergal Ó Firghil (Florentius O’Ferrell)Permalink
(1275 – 1299)

Died:1299

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1275 – 1299)

Bishop Cairpre Ó ScuapaPermalink
(1265 – 1274)

Died:1274

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1265 – 1274)

Bishop Giovanni de Alneto, O.F.M.Permalink
(1263.12.03 – 1265.04.28)

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1263.12.03 – 1265.04.28)

Bishop Máel Pátraic Ó Scannail (Patrick O’Scanlan), O.P. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1253.10 – 1261.11.05)

Consecrated Bishop:1253.11.30
Died:1270.03.16

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1253.10 – 1261.11.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1261.11.05 – 1270.03.16)

Bishop Gilla in Choimded Ua Caráin (Gilbert O’Caran) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1156? – 1175)

Died:1180

Bishop of Raphoe (Ireland) (1156? – 1175)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Armagh (Northern Ireland) (1175 – 1180)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.09.15

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