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Diocese of

Superior

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 40,701 km²

Population: 64,726 Catholics (14.6% of 442,655 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Milwaukee

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saint Paul and Minneapolis (↙), Duluth (←), Marquette (→), Green Bay (↘), La Crosse (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Augustine (August 28)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: February 5

Statistics: 103 parishes, 62 priests (58 diocesan, 4 religious), 63 deacons, 68 lay religious (5 brothers, 63 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: 1201 Hughitt Ave., PO Box 969, Superior, WI 54880, USA

Phone: +1 (715) 392-2937

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (106)

Saint Paul and Minneapolis (↙), Duluth (←), Marquette (→), Green Bay (↘), La Crosse (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.12.15 – ...):Bishop James Patrick Powers (64)Bishop James Patrick Powers (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Superior (Roman Rite)

Bishop James Patrick Powers (64)Bishop James Patrick Powers (64)Permalink
(2015.12.15 – ...)

Bishop of Superior (USA)

Born:1953.02.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1990.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:2016.02.18

Bishop of Superior (USA) (2015.12.15 – ...)

Bishop Peter Forsyth Christensen (64)Bishop Peter Forsyth Christensen (64)Permalink
(2007.06.28 – 2014.11.04)

Bishop of Boise City (USA)

Tu es Christus Filius Dei vivi

Born:1952.12.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1985.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.14

Bishop of Superior (USA) (2007.06.28 – 2014.11.04)

Bishop of Boise City (USA) (2014.11.04 – ...)

Bishop Raphael Michael FlissPermalink
(1985.06.27 – 2007.06.28)

Videte quoniam suavis est Dominus

Born:1930.10.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1979.12.20
Died:2015.09.21 († 84)

Coadjutor Bishop of Superior (USA) (1979.11.05 – 1985.06.27)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1985.06.27 – 2007.06.28)

Bishop George Albert HammesPermalink
(1960.03.28 – 1985.06.27)

Born:1911.09.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1960.05.24
Died:1993.04.11 († 81)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1960.03.28 – 1985.06.27)

Bishop Joseph John AnnabringPermalink
(1954.01.27 – 1959.08.27)

Born:1900.03.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1927.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:1954.03.25
Died:1959.08.27 († 59)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1954.01.27 – 1959.08.27)

Bishop Albert Gregory Meyer (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1946.02.18 – 1953.07.21)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1903.03.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1926.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1946.04.11
Created Cardinal:1959.12.14
Died:1965.04.07 († 62)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1946.02.18 – 1953.07.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Milwaukee (USA) (1953.07.21 – 1958.09.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (1958.09.19 – 1965.04.07)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia (1959.12.17 – 1965.04.07)

Bishop William Patrick O’ConnorPermalink
(1941.12.27 – 1946.02.22)

Born:1886.10.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1912.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1942.03.07
Died:1973.07.13 († 86)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1941.12.27 – 1946.02.22)

Bishop of Madison (USA) (1946.02.22 – 1967.02.18)

Titular Bishop of Siccesi (1967.02.18 – 1970.12.31)

Bishop Theodore Mary RevermanPermalink
(1926.07.02 – 1941.07.18)

Born:1877.08.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1901.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1926.11.30
Died:1941.07.18 († 63)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1926.07.02 – 1941.07.18)

Bishop Joseph Gabriel PintenPermalink
(1921.11.30 – 1926.06.25)

Born:1867.10.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1890.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1922.05.03
Died:1945.11.06 († 78)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1921.11.30 – 1926.06.25)

Bishop of Grand Rapids (USA) (1926.06.25 – 1940.11.01)

Titular Bishop of Sela (1940.11.01 – 1945.11.06)

Bishop Joseph Maria KoudelkaPermalink
(1913.08.06 – 1921.06.24)

Born:1852.12.08 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1875.10.08
Consecrated Bishop:1908.02.25
Died:1921.06.24 († 68)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1907.11.29 – 1911.09.04)

Titular Bishop of Germanicopolis (1907.11.29 – 1913.08.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Milwaukee (USA) (1911.09.04 – 1913.08.06)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1913.08.06 – 1921.06.24)

Bishop Augustine Francis SchinnerPermalink
(1905.05.13 – 1913.01.15)

Born:1863.05.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1886.03.07
Consecrated Bishop:1905.07.25
Died:1937.02.07 († 73)

Bishop of Superior (USA) (1905.05.13 – 1913.01.15)

Bishop of Spokane (USA) (1914.03.18 – 1925.12.17)

Titular Bishop of Sala (1925.12.17 – 1937.02.07)

Former Prelates


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