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Diocese of

Scranton

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 22,914 km²

Population: 277,553 Catholics (25.2% of 1,102,410 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Philadelphia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Harrisburg (↙), Altoona–Johnstown (←), Erie (←), Rochester (↑), Syracuse (↑), Albany (↗), Paterson (→), New York (→), Metuchen (↘), Allentown (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Peter (June 29)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 28 (1884)

Statistics: 121 parishes, 266 priests (213 diocesan, 53 religious), 81 deacons, 428 lay religious (58 brothers, 370 sisters), 10 seminarians (2015)

Address: 300 Wyoming Ave., Scranton, PA 18503, USA

Phone: +1 (570) 207-2238

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (163)

Harrisburg (↙), Altoona–Johnstown (←), Erie (←), Rochester (↑), Syracuse (↑), Albany (↗), Paterson (→), New York (→), Metuchen (↘), Allentown (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.02.23 – ...):Bishop Joseph Charles Bambera (62)Bishop Joseph Charles Bambera (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Scranton (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Joseph Charles Bambera (62)Bishop Joseph Charles Bambera (62)Permalink
(2010.02.23 – ...)

Bishop of Scranton (USA)

Walk humbly with your God

Born:1956.03.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1983.11.05
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.26

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (2010.02.23 – ...)

Twitter FeedCardinal Justin Francis Rigali (83)Cardinal Justin Francis Rigali (83)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.08.31 – 2010.02.23)

Bishop Joseph Francis Martino (72)Bishop Joseph Francis Martino (72)Permalink
(2003.07.25 – 2009.08.31)

Bishop emeritus of Scranton (USA)

Born:1946.05.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1996.03.11

Titular Bishop of Cellæ in Mauretania (1996.01.24 – 2003.07.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1996.01.24 – 2003.07.25)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (2003.07.25 – 2009.08.31)

Bishop James Clifford Timlin (91)Bishop James Clifford Timlin (91)Permalink
(1984.04.24 – 2003.07.25)

Bishop emeritus of Scranton (USA)

Born:1927.08.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1951.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1976.09.21

Titular Bishop of Gunugus (1976.07.26 – 1984.04.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1976.07.26 – 1984.04.24)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1984.04.24 – 2003.07.25)

Bishop John Joseph O’Connor (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1983.05.06 – 1984.01.25)

There can be no love without justice

Born:1920.01.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1945.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27
Created Cardinal:1985.05.25
Died:2000.05.03 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Korčula (1979.04.18 – 1983.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of the Military Vicariate of United States of America (USA) (1979.04.18 – 1983.05.06)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1983.05.06 – 1984.01.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New York (USA) (1984.01.25 – 2000.05.03)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Giovanni e Paolo (1985.05.25 – 2000.05.03)

Bishop Joseph Carroll McCormickPermalink
(1966.03.04 – 1983.02.15)

Born:1907.02.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1932.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1947.04.23
Died:1996.11.12 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Ruspæ (1947.01.11 – 1960.06.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1947.01.11 – 1960.06.25)

Bishop of Altoona–Johnstown (USA) (1960.06.25 – 1966.03.04)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1966.03.04 – 1983.02.15)

Bishop Jerome Daniel HannanPermalink
(1954.08.17 – 1965.12.15)

Born:1896.11.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1921.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1954.09.21
Died:1965.12.15 († 69)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1954.08.17 – 1965.12.15)

Bishop William Joseph HafeyPermalink
(1938.03.25 – 1954.05.12)

Born:1888.03.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1914.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1925.06.24
Died:1954.05.12 († 66)

Bishop of Raleigh (USA) (1925.04.06 – 1937.10.02)

Titular Bishop of Appia (1937.10.02 – 1938.03.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1937.10.02 – 1938.03.25)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1938.03.25 – 1954.05.12)

Bishop Thomas Charles O’ReillyPermalink
(1927.12.19 – 1938.03.25)

Born:1873.02.22 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1898.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1928.02.16
Died:1938.03.25 († 65)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1927.12.19 – 1938.03.25)

Bishop Michael John HobanPermalink
(1899.02.03 – 1926.11.13)

Born:1853.06.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1880.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1896.03.22
Died:1926.11.13 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Alalis (1896.02.01 – 1899.02.03)

Coadjutor Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1896.02.01 – 1899.02.03)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1899.02.03 – 1926.11.13)

Bishop William O’HaraPermalink
(1868.03.03 – 1899.02.03)

Born:1816.04.14 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1842.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1868.07.12
Died:1899.02.03 († 82)

Bishop of Scranton (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1899.02.03)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.12.03

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