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Diocese of

Sioux City

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Sioux City / Siopolitan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dubuque

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (118)

Omaha (↙), Sioux Falls (↖), Winona–Rochester (↗), Dubuque (→), Des Moines (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.11.10 – ...):Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless (76)Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless (76)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sioux City (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless (76)Bishop Ralph Walker Nickless (76)
(2005.11.10 – ...)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA)

Speak the truth in love

Born:1947.05.28 (Denver, CO, USA)
Ordained Priest:1973.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:2006.01.20

Priest of Denver (USA) (1973.08.04 – 2005.11.10)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (2005.11.10 – ...)

Cardinal Daniel Nicholas DiNardo (74)Bishop Daniel Nicholas DiNardo (74) (later Cardinal)
(1998.11.28 – 2004.01.16)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Eusebio
Metropolitan Archbishop of Galveston–Houston (USA)

Ave crux spes unica

Born:1949.05.23 (Steubenville, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1977.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1997.10.07
Created Cardinal:2007.11.24

Priest of Pittsburgh (USA) (1977.07.16 – 1997.08.19)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1989.05.23 – 1997.08.19)

Coadjutor Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1997.08.19 – 1998.11.28)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1998.11.28 – 2004.01.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Galveston–Houston (USA) (2004.01.16 – 2004.12.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Galveston–Houston (USA) (2004.12.29 – 2006.02.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Galveston–Houston (USA) (2006.02.28 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Eusebio (2007.11.24 [2008.02.20] – ...)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2013.11.14 – 2016.11.15)

Member of Council for the Economy (2014.03.08 – 2019.03.08)

President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2016.11.15 – 2019.11.12)

Bishop Lawrence Donald Soens
(1983.06.15 – 1998.11.28)

Born:1926.08.26 (Iowa City, IA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1950.05.06
Consecrated Bishop:1983.08.17
Died:2021.11.01 (Sioux City, IA, USA † 95)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1983.06.15 – 1998.11.28)

Bishop Frank Henry Greteman
(1970.10.15 – 1983.06.15)

Born:1907.12.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1932.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1965.05.26
Died:1987.03.21 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Vissalsa (1965.04.14 – 1970.10.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1965.04.14 – 1970.10.15)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1970.10.15 – 1983.06.15)

Bishop Joseph Maximilian Mueller
(1948.09.20 – 1970.10.15)

Born:1894.12.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1919.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1947.10.16
Died:1981.08.09 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Sinda (1947.08.20 – 1948.09.20)

Coadjutor Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1947.08.20 – 1948.09.20)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1948.09.20 – 1970.10.15)

Titular Bishop of Simitthu (1970.10.20 – 1971.01.13)

Bishop Edmond Heelan
(1920.03.08 – 1948.09.20)

Born:1868.02.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1890.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1919.04.08
Died:1948.09.20 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Gerasa (1918.12.21 – 1920.03.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1918.12.21 – 1920.03.08)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1920.03.08 – 1948.09.20)

Bishop Philip Joseph Garrigan
(1902.03.21 – 1919.10.14)

Born:1840.09.08 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1870.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1902.05.25
Died:1919.10.14 († 79)

Bishop of Sioux City (USA) (1902.03.21 – 1919.10.14)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: 1821 Jackson St., P.O. Box 3379, Sioux City, IA 51102-3379, USA

Phone: +1 (712) 233-7512

Website:

Statistics

Area: 37,164 km²

Population: 87,699 Catholics (18.9% of 464,361 total) (2021)

Statistics: 54 parishes, 7 missions, 89 priests (87 diocesan, 2 religious), 52 deacons, 46 religious (2 brothers, 44 sisters), 8 seminarians (2021)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12), St. Joseph the Worker (May 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 10

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History

Last updated on 2023.09.03

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