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Diocese of

Rockhampton

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 415,000 km²

Population: 107,724 Catholics (24.8% of 434,549 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Brisbane

Neighbouring Dioceses: Darwin (←), Townsville (↖), Brisbane (↓), Toowoomba (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 31 parishes, 37 priests (25 diocesan, 12 religious), 101 lay religious (16 brothers, 85 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Address: 170 William Street, PO Box 611, Rockhampton, Queensland 4700, Australia

Phone: +61 7 4931 3673

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (77)

Darwin (←), Townsville (↖), Brisbane (↓), Toowoomba (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.10 – ...):Bishop Michael Fabian McCarthy (68)Bishop Michael Fabian McCarthy (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rockhampton (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Fabian McCarthy (68)Bishop Michael Fabian McCarthy (68)Permalink
(2014.03.10 – ...)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia)

Gloriari in cruce

Born:1950.09.13 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1978.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.29

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (2014.03.10 – ...)

Bishop Brian Heenan (81)Bishop Brian Heenan (81)Permalink
(1991.07.23 – 2013.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Rockhampton (Australia)

Where there is God there is love

Born:1937.08.04 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1962.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.25

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1991.07.23 – 2013.10.01)

Bishop Bernard Joseph WallacePermalink
(1974.01.24 – 1990.05.08)

Born:1919.01.21 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1942.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1974.04.23
Died:1990.11.08 († 71)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1974.01.24 – 1990.05.08)

Bishop Francis Roberts Rush (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1960.11.07 – 1973.03.05)

Mihi vivere Christus

Born:1916.09.11 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1939.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1961.02.08
Died:2001.07.21 († 84)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1960.11.07 – 1973.03.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brisbane (Australia) (1973.03.05 – 1991.12.03)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (1983 – 1986)

Bishop Andrew Gerard TynanPermalink
(1946.03.31 – 1960.06.03)

Born:1907.11.25 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1931.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1946.06.20
Died:1960.06.03 († 52)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1946.03.31 – 1960.06.03)

Bishop Romuald Denis HayesPermalink
(1932.01.12 – 1945.10.25)

Born:1892.01.29 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1917.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1932.04.03
Died:1945.10.25 († 53)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1932.01.12 – 1945.10.25)

Bishop Joseph ShielPermalink
(1912.08.19 – 1931.04.07)

Born:1872.02.17 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1898.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1913.01.26
Died:1931.04.07 († 59)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1912.08.19 – 1931.04.07)

Bishop James Duhig (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1905.09.16 – 1912.02.27)

Born:1871.09.02 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1896.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1905.12.10
Died:1965.04.10 († 93)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1905.09.16 – 1912.02.27)

Titular Archbishop of Amida (1912.02.27 – 1917.01.13)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Brisbane (Australia) (1912.02.27 – 1917.01.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Brisbane (Australia) (1917.01.13 – 1965.04.10)

Bishop Joseph HigginsPermalink
(1899.09.21 – 1905.03.03)

Born:1838.01.13 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1863.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1889.03.31
Died:1915.09.16 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Antiphellus (1888.09.18 – 1899.09.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sydney (Australia) (1888.09.18 – 1899.09.21)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1899.09.21 – 1905.03.03)

Bishop of Ballarat (Australia) (1905.03.03 – 1915.09.16)

Bishop John CaniPermalink
(1882.01.03 – 1898.03.03)

Born:1836.12.22 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1857
Consecrated Bishop:1882.05.21
Died:1898.03.03 († 61)

Vicar Apostolic of Queensland (Australia) (1877 – 1882.01.03)

Bishop of Rockhampton (Australia) (1882.01.03 – 1898.03.03)


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