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Diocese of

Sault Sainte Marie

Canada Canada

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 265,000 km²

Population: 244,700 Catholics (54.9% of 445,800 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kingston

Neighbouring Dioceses: Marquette (↙), Thunder Bay (↖), Hearst (↑), Timmins (↗), Pembroke (→), Peterborough (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Assumption of Mary (August 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 17 (1905)

Statistics: 95 parishes, 89 priests (73 diocesan, 16 religious), 64 deacons, 171 lay religious (17 brothers, 154 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: 387 Algonquin Ave., P.O. Box 510, North Bay, ON P1B 8J1, Canada

Phone: +1 (705) 476-1300

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (108)

Marquette (↙), Thunder Bay (↖), Hearst (↑), Timmins (↗), Pembroke (→), Peterborough (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.11.12 – ...):Bishop Marcel Damphousse (55)Bishop Marcel Damphousse (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sault Sainte Marie (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marcel Damphousse (55)Bishop Marcel Damphousse (55)Permalink
(2015.11.12 – ...)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1963.03.19 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1991.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.02

Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (2012.06.28 – 2015.11.12)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (2015.11.12 – ...)

Bishop Jean-Louis Plouffe (78)Bishop Jean-Louis Plouffe (78)Permalink
(1989.12.02 – 2015.11.12)

Bishop emeritus of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada)

Cum Christo in civitate

Born:1940.10.29 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1987.02.24

Titular Bishop of Lamzella (1986.12.12 – 1989.12.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1986.12.12 – 1989.12.02)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1989.12.02 – 2015.11.12)

Archbishop Marcel André J. Gervais (87)Bishop Marcel André J. Gervais (87) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1985.05.03 – 1989.05.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Ottawa (Canada)

Evangelizare

Born:1931.09.21 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1958.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1980.06.11

Titular Bishop of Rosemarkie (1980.04.19 – 1985.05.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of London (Canada) (1980.04.19 – 1985.05.03)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1985.05.03 – 1989.05.13)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada) (1989.05.13 – 1989.09.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ottawa (Canada) (1989.09.27 – 2007.05.14)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1991 – 1993)

Bishop Alexander CarterPermalink
(1958.11.22 – 1985.05.03)

Born:1909.04.16 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1957.02.02
Died:2002.02.17 († 92)

Titular Bishop of Sita (1956.12.10 – 1958.11.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1956.12.10 – 1958.11.22)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1958.11.22 – 1985.05.03)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1967 – 1970)

Bishop Ralph Hubert DignanPermalink
(1934.12.22 – 1958.11.22)

Oportet illum regnare

Born:1890.12.09 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1915.05.29
Consecrated Bishop:1935.03.19
Died:1958.11.22 († 67)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1934.12.22 – 1958.11.22)

Bishop David Joseph ScollardPermalink
(1904.09.20 – 1934.08.07)

Born:1862.11.04 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1890.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1905.02.24
Died:1934.08.07 († 71)

Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (1904.09.20 – 1934.08.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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