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Diocese of

Wheeling–Charleston

United States United States

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Baltimore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lexington (←), Steubenville (↖), Youngstown (↑), Pittsburgh (↑), Greensburg (↗), Baltimore (↗), Arlington (→), Richmond (↘)

Address: 1300 Byron St., P.O. Box 230, Wheeling, WV 26003, United States

Phone: +1 (304) 233-0880

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (135)

Lexington (←), Steubenville (↖), Youngstown (↑), Pittsburgh (↑), Greensburg (↗), Baltimore (↗), Arlington (→), Richmond (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.12.09 – ...):Bishop Michael Joseph Bransfield (71)Bishop Michael Joseph Bransfield (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wheeling–Charleston (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Joseph Bransfield (71)Bishop Michael Joseph Bransfield (71)
(2004.12.09 – ...)

Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (United States)

Thy will be done

Born:1943.09.08 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1971.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:2005.02.22

Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (United States) (2004.12.09 – ...)

Bishop Bernard William Schmitt
(1989.03.29 – 2004.12.09)

Born:1928.08.17 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1955.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.01
Died:2011.08.16 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Walla Walla (1988.05.27 – 1989.03.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (United States) (1988.05.27 – 1989.03.29)

Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (United States) (1989.03.29 – 2004.12.09)

Archbishop Francis Bible Schulte (87)Bishop Francis Bible Schulte (87) (later Archbishop)
(1985.06.04 – 1988.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of New Orleans (United States)

Born:1926.12.23 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1952.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:1981.08.12

Titular Bishop of Afufenia (1981.06.27 – 1985.06.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (United States) (1981.06.27 – 1985.06.04)

Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (United States) (1985.06.04 – 1988.12.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of New Orleans (United States) (1988.12.06 – 2002.01.03)

Twitter FeedBishop Joseph Howard Hodges
(1974.08.21 – 1985.01.27)

Caritas omnia vincit

Born:1911.10.08 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1952.10.15
Died:1985.01.27 († 73)

Auxiliary Bishop of Richmond (United States) (1952.08.08 – 1961.05.31)

Titular Bishop of Rusadus (1952.08.08 – 1962.11.23)

Coadjutor Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1961.05.31 – 1962.11.23)

Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1962.11.23 – 1974.08.21)

Bishop of Wheeling–Charleston (United States) (1974.08.21 – 1985.01.27)

Bishops of Wheeling (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Joseph Howard Hodges
(1962.11.23 – 1974.08.21)

(see above)

Archbishop John Joseph Swint
(1922.12.11 – 1962.11.23)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1879.12.15 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1904.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:1922.05.11
Died:1962.11.23 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Sura (1922.02.22 – 1922.12.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1922.02.22 – 1922.12.11)

Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1922.12.11 – 1962.11.23)

Archbishop ad personam (1954.03.12 – 1962.11.23)

Bishop Patrick James Donahue
(1894.01.22 – 1922.10.04)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1849.04.15 (United Kingdom)
Ordained Priest:1885.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1894.04.08
Died:1922.10.04 († 73)

Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1894.01.22 – 1922.10.04)

Bishop John Joseph Kain (later Archbishop)
(1875.02.12 – 1893.05.21)

Pro Deo et patria

Born:1841.05.31 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1866.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1875.05.23
Died:1903.10.13 († 62)

Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1875.02.12 – 1893.05.21)

Titular Archbishop of Oxyrynchus (1893.05.21 – 1895.05.21)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Saint Louis (United States) (1893.05.21 – 1895.05.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Louis (United States) (1895.05.21 – 1903.10.13)

Bishop Richard Vincent Whelan
(1850.07.23 – 1874.07.07)

Born:1809.01.28 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1831.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1841.03.21
Died:1874.07.07 († 65)

Bishop of Richmond (United States) (1840.12.19 – 1850.07.23)

Bishop of Wheeling (United States) (1850.07.23 – 1874.07.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.11.21

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