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Diocese of

Waterford and Lismore

Ireland Ireland

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,542 km²

Population: 148,002 Catholics (91.8% of 161,192 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cashel and Emly

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cloyne (←), Cashel and Emly (↖), Ossory (↑), Ferns (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Otteran (October 27), St. Carthage (May 15), St. Declan (July 24)

Statistics: 45 parishes, 130 priests (82 diocesan, 48 religious), 332 lay religious (81 brothers, 251 sisters), 1 seminarian (2015)

Address: Bishop's House, John's Hill, Waterford, Ireland

Phone: (051)874.463

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Cloyne (←), Cashel and Emly (↖), Ossory (↑), Ferns (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.02.02 – ...):Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (59)Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Waterford and Lismore (Roman Rite)

Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (59)Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (59)Permalink
(2015.02.02 – ...)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland)

Deus atque audacia

Born:1959.05.07 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1994.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:2015.04.12

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (2015.02.02 – ...)

Bishop William Lee (76)Bishop William Lee (76)Permalink
(1993.05.27 – 2013.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland)

Manete in dilectione mea

Born:1941.12.02 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1966.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1993.07.25

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1993.05.27 – 2013.10.01)

Bishop Michael RussellPermalink
(1965.11.08 – 1993.05.27)

Humilitate et Lenitate

Born:1920.12.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1945.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1965.12.19
Died:2009.01.12 († 88)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1965.11.08 – 1993.05.27)

Bishop Daniel CohalanPermalink
(1943.01.30 – 1965.01.27)

Born:1884.01.28
Ordained Priest:1906.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1943.04.04
Died:1965.01.27 († 80)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1943.01.30 – 1965.01.27)

Bishop Jeremiah Kinane (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1933.04.21 – 1942.01.31)

Born:1884.11.15
Ordained Priest:1910.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1933.06.29
Died:1959.02.18 († 74)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1933.04.21 – 1942.01.31)

Titular Archbishop of Dercos (1942.01.31 – 1946.09.11)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland) (1942.01.31 – 1946.09.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland) (1946.09.11 – 1959.02.18)

Bishop Bernard Hackett, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1916.01.29 – 1932.06.01)

Born:1863.05.24 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1888.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1916.03.19
Died:1932.06.01 († 69)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1916.01.29 – 1932.06.01)

Bishop Richard Alfred SheehanPermalink
(1892.01.15 – 1915.08.14)

Born:1845.06.16 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1868
Consecrated Bishop:1892.01.31
Died:1915.08.14 († 70)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1892.01.15 – 1915.08.14)

Bishop John EganPermalink
(1889.11.19 – 1891.06.10)

Consecrated Bishop:1890.01.19
Died:1891.06.10

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1889.11.19 – 1891.06.10)

Bishop Piers PowerPermalink
(1887.12.06 – 1889.05.22)

Consecrated Bishop:1886.03.07
Died:1889.05.22

Titular Bishop of Traianopolis (1886.01.29 – 1887.12.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1886.01.29 – 1887.12.06)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1887.12.06 – 1889.05.22)

Bishop John PowerPermalink
(1873.06.12 – 1887.12.06)

Born:1809.05.01 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1873.07.20
Died:1887.12.06 († 78)

Coadjutor Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1873.05.20 – 1873.06.12)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1873.06.12 – 1887.12.06)

Bishop Dominic O’BrienPermalink
(1855.08.03 – 1873.06.12)

Born:1798.07.05 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1855.09.30
Died:1873.06.12 († 74)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1855.08.03 – 1873.06.12)

Bishop Nicholas ForanPermalink
(1837.06.06 – 1855.05.11)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1837.08.24
Died:1855.05.11

Ordinary of Saint Nicholas (Ireland) (1831 – 1831 not possessed)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1837.06.06 – 1855.05.11)

Bishop William AbrahamPermalink
(1830.01.12 – 1837.01.23)

Died:1837.01.23

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1830.01.12 – 1837.01.23)

Bishop Patrick KellyPermalink
(1822.02.09 – 1829.10.08)

Born:1779.04.16 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1802.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1820.08.24
Died:1829.10.08 († 50)

Bishop of Richmond (USA) (1820.07.19 – 1822.02.09)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1822.02.09 – 1829.10.08)

Bishop Robert WalshPermalink
(1817.07.04 – 1821.10.01)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1817.08.31
Died:1821.10.01

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1817.07.04 – 1821.10.01)

Bishop John PowerPermalink
(1804.01.27 – 1816.01.27)

Born: (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1804.04.25
Died:1816.01.27

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1804.01.27 – 1816.01.27)

Bishop Thomas HusseyPermalink
(1797.01 – 1803.07.11)

Born:1746
Consecrated Bishop:1797.02.26
Died:1803.07.11 († 57)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1797.01 – 1803.07.11)

Bishop William EganPermalink
(1775.02.12 – 1796.07.22)

Born:1726
Died:1796.07.22 († 70)

Coadjutor Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1771.02.03 – 1775.02.12)

Titular Bishop of Sura (1771.03.08 – 1775.02.12)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1775.02.12 – 1796.07.22)

Bishop Peter CreaghPermalink
(1747 – 1775.02.12)

Died:1775.02.12

Titular Bishop of Auzia (1745.04.12 – 1747)

Coadjutor Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1745.04.12 – 1747)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1747 – 1775.02.12)

Bishop Sylvester Lloyd, O.F.M.Permalink
(1739.05.29 – 1747)

Died:1747

Bishop of Killaloe (Ireland) (1729.09.25 – 1739.05.29)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1739.05.29 – 1747)

Bishop Richard PiersPermalink
(1696.05.21 – 1739.06.04)

Died:1739.06.04

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1696.05.21 – 1739.06.04)

Archbishop John BrenanPermalink
(1671.05.26 – 1693)

Born: (Ireland)
Died:1693

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1671.05.26 – 1693)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland) (1677.03.08 – 1693)

Bishop Patrick Comerford, O.E.S.A.Permalink
(1629.02.12 – 1652.03.10)

Consecrated Bishop:1629.03.18
Died:1652.03.10

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1629.02.12 – 1652.03.10)

Bishop Patrick WalshPermalink
(1553 – 1578)

Died:1578

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1553 – 1578)

Bishop John Magrath, O.F.M.Permalink
(1550.07.21 – 1551)

Died:1551

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1550.07.21 – 1551)

Bishop Nicholas ComynPermalink
(1519.04.13 – 1550.07.21)

Consecrated Bishop:1510.01.20
Died:1557.07.12

Bishop of Ferns (Ireland) (1510 – 1519.04.13)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1519.04.13 – 1550.07.21)

Bishop Thomas PurcellPermalink
(1483.10.17 – 1519.04.13)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1483.10.17 – 1519.04.13)

Bishop Nicol Ó hAonghusa, O. Cist.Permalink
(1480.05.20 – ?)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1480.05.20 – ?)

Bishop John Bulcomb de CutwartPermalink
(1475.03.17 – 1483?)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1475.03.17 – 1483?)

Bishop Richard Martin, O.F.M.Permalink
(1473.03.09 – ?)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1473.03.09 – ?)

Bishop of Saint David’s (Wales) (1482 – 1483)

Bishop Robert PoerPermalink
(1446.09.02 – 1472)

Consecrated Bishop:1447.08.23
Died:1472

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1446.09.02 – 1472)

Bishop Richard CantwellPermalink
(1426.02.27 – 1446.05.07)

Died:1446.05.07

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1426.02.27 – 1446.05.07)

Bishop John Geese, O. Carm.Permalink
(1422.12.04 – 1425.12.22)

Died:1425.12.22

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1409.08.23 – 1414.02)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1422.12.04 – 1425.12.22)

Bishop Thomas ColbyPermalink
(1414.02 – 1422)

Died:1422

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1414.02 – 1422)

Bishop John Geese, O. Carm.Permalink
(1409.08.23 – 1414.02)

Died:1425.12.22

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1409.08.23 – 1414.02)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1422.12.04 – 1425.12.22)

Bishop Roger Appleby, O.F.M.Permalink
(1407 – 1409)

Died:1409

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1400.09.26 – 1402.10.11)

Bishop of Dromore (Northern Ireland) (1402.10.11 – 1407)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1407 – 1409)

Bishop Thomas SnellPermalink
(1400.05.26 – 1407.03.11)

Died:1417.10.16

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1400.05.26 – 1407.03.11)

Bishop of Ossory (Ireland) (1407.03.11 – 1417.10.16)

Bishop John Deping, O.P.Permalink
(1397.07.11 – 1400.02.04)

Died:1400.02.04

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1397.07.11 – 1400.02.04)

Bishop Thomas SparklordPermalink
(1396.01.27 – 1397)

Died:1397

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1396.01.27 – 1397)

Bishop Robert Reed, O.P.Permalink
(1394.09.09 – 1396.01.26)

Died:1415.06

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1394.09.09 – 1396.01.26)

Bishop of Carlisle (England) (1396.01.26 – 1396.10.05)

Bishop of Chichester (England) (1396.10.05 – 1415.06)

Bishop Thomas le RevePermalink
(1363.06.16 – 1394.09)

Died:1394.09

Bishop of Lismore (Ireland) (1358 – 1363.06.16)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore (Ireland) (1363.06.16 – 1394.09)

Bishops of Waterford (Roman Rite)

Bishop Roger Cradock, O.F.M.Permalink
(1350.03.02 – 1361.12.15)

Died:1382.06.22

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1350.03.02 – 1361.12.15)

Bishop of Llandaff (Wales) (1361.12.15 – 1382.06.22)

Bishop Robert ElyotPermalink
(1349 – 1350)

Consecrated Bishop:1349.06
Died:1390?

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1349 – 1350)

Bishop of Killala (Ireland) (1351.06.08 – 1383?)

Bishop Richard FrancisPermalink
(1338 – 1349)

Died:1349

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1338 – 1349)

Bishop Nicholas WelifedPermalink
(1323 – 1337.06.27)

Consecrated Bishop:1323.04.17
Died:1337.06.27

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1323 – 1337.06.27)

Bishop MatthewPermalink
(1308.02.07 – 1322.12.18)

Died:1322.12.18

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1308.02.07 – 1322.12.18)

Bishop Walter de FulbournPermalink
(1286.07.12 – 1307.12.14)

Died:1307.12.14

Bishop of Meath (Ireland) (1283 – 1286.07.12 not possessed)

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1286.07.12 – 1307.12.14)

Bishop Stephen de Fulbourn (Stephen of Fulburn) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1274 – 1286.07.12)

Died:1288.07.03

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1274 – 1286.07.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tuam (Ireland) (1286.07.12 – 1288.07.03)

Bishop Walter de SouthwellPermalink
(1255 – 1271.03.24)

Died:1271.03.24

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1255 – 1271.03.24)

Bishop PhilipPermalink
(1252 – 1254.04.15)

Died:1254.04.15

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1252 – 1254.04.15)

Bishop HenryPermalink
(1250 – 1251.07.20)

Died:1251.07.20

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1250 – 1251.07.20)

Bishop Stephen, O.S.B.Permalink
(1232 – 1250)

Died:1250

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1232 – 1250)

Bishop Walter, O.S.B.Permalink
(1227.08 – 1232.08.01)

Died:1232.08.01

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1227.08 – 1232.08.01)

Bishop William WacePermalink
(1223 – 1225)

Died:1225

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1223 – 1225)

Bishop RobertPermalink
(1210 – 1223)

Died:1223

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1210 – 1223)

Bishop David the Welshman (David Breathnach)Permalink
(1204 – 1209)

Died:1209

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1204 – 1209)

Bishop RobertPermalink
(1195? – 1204)

Died:1204

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1195? – 1204)

Bishop Augustinus Ua SelbaigPermalink
(1175.10.06 – 1182)

Died:1182

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1175.10.06 – 1182)

Bishop ToistiusPermalink
(1152? – ?)

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1152? – ?)

Archbishop Máel Ísu Ua hAinmere, O.S.B.Permalink
(1096 – 1135)

Consecrated Bishop:1096.12.27
Died:1135

Bishop of Waterford (Ireland) (1096 – 1135)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cashel (Ireland) (1111 – ?)

Former Prelates


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