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Diocese of

Wagga Wagga

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 62,160 km²

Population: 63,180 Catholics (32.1% of 197,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 32 parishes, 49 priests (44 diocesan, 5 religious), 1 deacon, 90 lay religious (12 brothers, 78 sisters), 12 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Sydney

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sandhurst (↙), Wilcannia–Forbes (↖), Canberra and Goulburn (→), Sale (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop (August 8)

Address: 205 Tarcutta St., PO Box 473, Wagga Wagga, NSW 2650, Australia

Phone: +61 2 6921 5667

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (57)

Sandhurst (↙), Wilcannia–Forbes (↖), Canberra and Goulburn (→), Sale (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.05.26 – ...):Bishop Mark Stuart Edwards, O.M.I. (60)Bishop Mark Stuart Edwards, O.M.I. (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wagga Wagga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mark Stuart Edwards, O.M.I. (60)Bishop Mark Stuart Edwards, O.M.I. (60)Permalink
(2020.05.26 – ...)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia)

Learn who you are in the eyes of God

Born:1959.06.14 (Balikpapan, Indonesia)
Ordained Priest:1986.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:2014.12.17

Titular Bishop of Garba (2014.11.07 – 2020.05.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne (Australia) (2014.11.07 – 2020.05.26)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (2020.05.26 – ...)

Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse (66)Archbishop Christopher Charles Prowse (66)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.09.12 – 2020.05.26)

Bishop Gerard Joseph Hanna (78)Bishop Gerard Joseph Hanna (78)Permalink
(2002.02.05 – 2016.09.12)

Bishop emeritus of Wagga Wagga (Australia)

To proclaim love

Born:1941.12.22 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.05.15

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (2002.02.05 – 2016.09.12)

Bishop William John BrennanPermalink
(1984.01.16 – 2002.02.05)

Born:1938.02.16 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1960.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1984.03.04
Died:2013.08.31 († 75)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1984.01.16 – 2002.02.05)

Archbishop Francis Patrick Carroll (89)Bishop Francis Patrick Carroll (89) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1968.02.24 – 1983.06.25)

Archbishop emeritus of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia)

Nova et vetera

Born:1930.09.09 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1954.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1967.09.05

Titular Bishop of Tasaccora (1967.06.12 – 1968.02.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1967.06.12 – 1968.02.24)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1968.02.24 – 1983.06.25)

Archbishop of Canberra and Goulburn (Australia) (1983.06.25 – 2006.06.19)

President of Australian Catholic Bishops Conference (2000 – 2006.05.05)

Bishop Francis Augustin HenschkePermalink
(1939.11.16 – 1968.02.24)

Born:1892.01.02 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1937.08.15
Died:1968.02.24 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Prænetus (1937.05.19 – 1939.11.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Adelaide (Australia) (1937.05.19 – 1939.11.16)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1939.11.16 – 1968.02.24)

Bishop Joseph Wilfrid DwyerPermalink
(1918.03.14 – 1939.10.11)

Born:1869.10.12 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1894.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1918.10.13
Died:1939.10.11 († 69)

Bishop of Wagga Wagga (Australia) (1918.03.14 – 1939.10.11)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.05.27

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