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Diocese of

Roermond

Netherlands Netherlands

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Utrecht

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History

  • 1559.05.12: Established as Diocese of Roermond / Ruræmundanen(sis) (Latin) (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Köln and Diocese of Liège)
  • 1801.07.15: Lost territory to establish Apostolic Vicariate of Grave–Nijmegen
  • 1801.11.29: Suppressed (to Apostolic Vicariate of Grave–Nijmegen, and to establish Diocese of Aachen)
  • 1840: Restored as Apostolic Vicariate of Limburg / Limburgen(sis) (Latin) (from Metropolitan Archdiocese of Köln and Diocese of Liège)
  • 1853.03.04: Promoted as Diocese of Roermond / Ruremunden(sis) (Latin) / Ruræmundanen(sis) (Latin) (gained territory from Diocese of Liège)

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1993.07.10 – ...):Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz (71)Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz (71)
Auxiliary Bishop (1998.12.12 – ...):Bishop Everardus Johannes de Jong (55)Bishop Everardus Johannes de Jong (55)

Titular Bishop of Cariana

Ordinaries

Bishops of Roermond (Roman Rite)

Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz (71)Bishop Franciscus Jozef Maria Wiertz (71)
(1993.07.10 – ...)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands)

Geef Heer liefde en geloof aan uw Kerk

Born:1942.12.02 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.30
Consecrated Bishop:1993.09.25

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1993.07.10 – ...)

Bishop Joannes Baptist Matthijs Gijsen
(1972.01.20 – 1993.01.23)

Parate viam Domini / Bereidt de weg des heren

Born:1932.10.07 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1957.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:2013.06.24 († 80)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1972.01.20 – 1993.01.23)

Titular Bishop of Maastricht (1993.04.03 – 1996.05.24)

Bishop of Reykjavík (Iceland) (1996.05.24 – 2007.10.30)

Bishop Petrus Joannes Antonius Moors
(1959.01.26 – 1970.12.29)

Caritas ex Deo

Born:1906.08.25 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1930.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1959.03.17
Died:1980.09.16 († 74)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1959.01.26 – 1970.12.29)

Titular Bishop of Maastricht (1970.12.29 – 1980.09.16)

Bishop Jan Michiel Jozef Antoon Hanssen
(1957.12.31 – 1958.06.25)

Vince in bono malum

Born:1906.08.18 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1930.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:1947.10.07
Died:1958.06.25 († 51)

Auxiliary Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1947.07.26 – 1957)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1947.07.26 – 1957.12.31)

Coadjutor Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1957 – 1957.12.31)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1957.12.31 – 1958.06.25)

Bishop Jozef Hubert Willem Lemmens (later Archbishop)
(1932.03.26 – 1957.12.31)

Stella duce

Born:1884.07.26 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1909.08.26
Consecrated Bishop:1932.03.19
Died:1960.07.22 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Cardicium (1932.02.05 – 1932.03.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1932.02.05 – 1932.03.26)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1932.03.26 – 1957.12.31)

Titular Archbishop of Samosata (1957.12.31 – 1960.07.22)

Bishop Laurentius Josephus Antonius Hubertus Schrijnen
(1914.03.28 – 1932.03.26)

Mane nobiscum Domine

Born:1861.07.30 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1885.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1914.05.13
Died:1932.03.26 († 70)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1914.03.28 – 1932.03.26)

Bishop Josephus Hubertus Drehmanns
(1900.02.03 – 1913.08.06)

Cum Christo laboro

Born:1843.04.16 (Netherlands)
Consecrated Bishop:1890.02.05
Died:1913.08.06 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Phacusa (1889.06.14 – 1900.02.03)

Coadjutor Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1889.06.14 – 1900.02.03)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1900.02.03 – 1913.08.06)

Bishop Franciscus Antonius Boermans
(1886.06.18 – 1900.02.02)

In fide fides

Born:1815.12.15 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1838.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1885.06.30
Died:1900.02.02 († 84)

Coadjutor Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1885.05.05 – 1886.06.18)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1886.06.18 – 1900.02.02)

Bishop Joannes Augustus Paredis
(1853.03.04 – 1886.06.18)

In cruce salus

Born:1795.08.27 (Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1821.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1841
Died:1886.06.18 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Hirina (1840.12.18 – 1853.03.04)

Vicar Apostolic of Limburg (Netherlands) (1840.12.18 – 1853.03.04)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1853.03.04 – 1886.06.18)

Vicars Apostolic of Limburg (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joannes Augustus Paredis
(1840.12.18 – 1853.03.04)

(see above)

Bishops of Roermond (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joannes van Velde de Melroy en Sart-Bomal
(1794.02.21 – 1801.11.29)

Excultus virescit

Born:1743 (Belgium)
Died:1824 († 81)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1794.02.21 – 1801.11.29)

Vicar Apostolic of Grave–Nijmegen (Netherlands) (1801 – 1824)

Bishop Philippus van en tot Hoensbroeck
(1775.05.29 – 1793.04.17)

Deduc me Domine in via tua

Born:1724 (Netherlands)
Died:1793.04.17 († 69)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1775.05.29 – 1793.04.17)

Bishop Johann Heinrich von Kerens, S.J.
(1769.08.26 – 1775.04.03)

Pande et mande

Born:1725.05.22 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1751.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1770.01.21
Died:1792.11.26 († 67)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) ([1769.07.17] 1769.08.26 – 1775.04.03)

Military Vicar of Austria (Austria) (1773.11.06 – 1792.11.26)

Bishop of Wiener Neustadt ([1773.11.06] 1775.04.03 – 1785.02.14)

Bishop of Sankt Pölten (Austria) (1785.02.14 – 1792.11.26)

Bishop Johannes de Robiano
(1746.03.28 – 1769.05.28)

Sicut lilium

Born:1698 (Belgium)
Died:1769.05.28 († 71)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1746.03.28 – 1769.05.28)

Bishop Josephus Anselmus Franciscus Werbrouck
(1743.07.15 – 1746.01.17)

Fortiter et suaviter

Born:1692 (Belgium)
Died:1747 († 55)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1743.07.15 – 1746.01.17)

Bishop of Antwerpen (Belgium) (1746.01.17 – 1747)

Bishop Jan-Baptist de Castillon
(1742.09.24 – 1743.05.20)

Comite candore

Died:1753.06.26

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1742.09.24 – 1743.05.20)

Bishop of Brugge (Belgium) (1743.05.20 – 1753.06.26)

Bishop Frans Lodewijk de Sanguessa, O.F.M. Rec.
(1722.04.09 – 1741.08.11)

Ascende fortiter descende suaviter

Born:1662 (Belgium)
Died:1741.08.11 († 79)

Coadjutor Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1721 – 1722.04.09)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1722.04.09 – 1741.08.11)

Bishop Angelus d’Ongnies et d’Estrees, O.F.M. Cap.
(1701.11.21 – 1722.04.09)

Nescia sordis

Born:1650 (Belgium)
Died:1722.04.09 († 72)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1701.11.21 – 1722.04.09)

Bishop Reginaldus Cools, O.P.
(1676.11.16 – 1700.06.12)

Non nobis

Born:1618 (Belgium)
Died:1706.12.02 († 88)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1676.11.16 – 1700.06.12)

Bishop of Antwerpen (Belgium) (1700.06.12 – 1706.12.02)

Bishop Lancelot de Gottignies
(1670.12.15 – 1673.08.24)

Sicut malleus conterens petram

Born:1618 (Belgium)
Died:1673.08.24 († 55)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1670.12.15 – 1673.08.24)

Bishop Ignaas-August van Grobbendonck-Schetz
(? – 1669.05.05)

In labore quies

Born:1625
Died:1680.05.31 († 55)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (? – 1669.05.05)

Bishop of Namur (Belgium) (1669.05.05 – 1679.12.26)

Bishop of Gent (Belgium) (1679.12.26 – 1680.05.31)

Bishop Eugeen-Albert d’Allamont
(1659.03.31 – 1666.06.07)

Patiens esto

Born:1609 (Belgium)
Died:1673.08.28 († 64)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1659.03.31 – 1666.06.07)

Apostolic Administrator of ’s-Hertogenbosch (Netherlands) (1662.11.08 – 1666.06.07)

Bishop of Gent (Belgium) (1666.06.07 – 1673.08.28)

Bishop Andreas Creusen (later Archbishop)
(1651.05.22 – 1657.06.01)

Victrix fortunæ sapientia

Born:1591 (Netherlands)
Died:1666.11.08 († 75)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1651.05.22 – 1657.06.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mechelen (Belgium) (1657.06.01 – 1666.11.08)

Bishop Jacobus a Castro
(1611.01.10 – 1639.02.24)

Esto vigilans

Born:1560 (Netherlands)
Died:1639.02.24 († 79)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1611.01.10 – 1639.02.24)

Bishop Henricus Cuyckius
(1595.12.20 – 1609.10.09)

Da gloriam Deo

Born:1546 (Netherlands)
Died:1609.10.09 († 63)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1595.12.20 – 1609.10.09)

Bishop Willem Damasz van der Lindt
(1561.08.08 – 1588.02.12)

Quæ sursum sunt quærite

Born:1525 (Netherlands)
Died:1588.11.02 († 63)

Bishop of Roermond (Netherlands) (1561.08.08 – 1588.02.12)

Bishop of Gent (Belgium) (1588.02.12 – 1588.11.02)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.04.16

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