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Diocese of

Udon Thani

Thailand Thailand

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 50,046 km²

Population: 19,478 Catholics (0.3% of 5,588,690 total) (2017)

Statistics: 73 parishes, 54 priests (24 diocesan, 30 religious), 132 lay religious (32 brothers, 100 sisters), 6 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Thare and Nonseng

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nakhon Sawan (↙), Vientiane (↑), Savannakhet (↗), Thare and Nonseng (→), Ubon Ratchathani (↘), Nakhon Ratchasima (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Nakhon Sawan (↙), Vientiane (↑), Savannakhet (↗), Thare and Nonseng (→), Ubon Ratchathani (↘), Nakhon Ratchasima (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.11.14 – ...):Bishop Joseph Luechai Thatwisai (56)Bishop Joseph Luechai Thatwisai (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Udon Thani (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Luechai Thatwisai (56)Bishop Joseph Luechai Thatwisai (56)Permalink
(2009.11.14 – ...)

Bishop of Udon Thani (Thailand)

A cruce salus

Born:1962.12.02 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1990.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:2010.02.06

Bishop of Udon Thani (Thailand) (2009.11.14 – ...)

Bishop George Yod Phimphisan, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1975.10.02 – 2009.11.14)

In fidem dilexit nos

Born:1933.01.19 (Thailand)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1975.12.12
Died:2017.12.18 († 84)

Bishop of Udon Thani (Thailand) (1975.10.02 – 2009.11.14)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (1991 – 1994)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (1997 – 2000)

Apostolic Administrator of Thare and Nonseng (Thailand) (2004.05.14 – 2005.07.01)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Thailand (2006 – 2009.10)

Bishop Clarence James Duhart, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1969.07.02 – 1975.10.02)

Born:1912.03.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1937.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1966.04.21
Died:1998.09.21 († 86)

Prefect Apostolic of Udonthani (Thailand) (1953 – 1965.12.18)

Bishop of Udonthani (Thailand) (1965.12.18 – 1969.07.02)

Bishop of Udon Thani (Thailand) (1969.07.02 – 1975.10.02)

Bishops of Udonthani (Roman Rite)

Bishop Clarence James Duhart, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1965.12.18 – 1969.07.02)

(see above)

Prefects Apostolic of Udonthani (Roman Rite)

Fr. Clarence James Duhart, C.SS.R. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1953 – 1965.12.18)

(see above)


as of 2019.11.30

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