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Diocese of

Wilcannia–Forbes

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 414,374 km²

Population: 37,569 Catholics (30.1% of 124,790 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Sydney

Neighbouring Dioceses: Port Pirie (←), Toowoomba (↗), Armidale (→), Bathurst (→), Canberra and Goulburn (↘), Wagga Wagga (↘), Sandhurst (↘), Ballarat (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Statistics: 20 parishes, 18 priests (11 diocesan, 7 religious), 36 lay religious (12 brothers, 24 sisters), 2 seminarians (2015)

Address: 15 Johnson St., PO Box 28, Forbes, NSW 2871, Australia

Phone: +61 2 6853 9340

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (40)

Port Pirie (←), Toowoomba (↗), Armidale (→), Bathurst (→), Canberra and Goulburn (↘), Wagga Wagga (↘), Sandhurst (↘), Ballarat (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.04.12 – ...):Bishop Columba Macbeth Green, O.S.P.P.E. (50)Bishop Columba Macbeth Green, O.S.P.P.E. (50)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wilcannia–Forbes (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Columba Macbeth Green, O.S.P.P.E. (50)Bishop Columba Macbeth Green, O.S.P.P.E. (50)Permalink
(2014.04.12 – ...)

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia)

Ne timeas tecum ego sum

Born:1968.06.30 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1997.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:2014.07.03

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (2014.04.12 – ...)

Bishop Michael Robert Kennedy (50)Bishop Michael Robert Kennedy (50)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.12.01 – 2014.04.12)

Bishop Kevin Michael Manning (85)Bishop Kevin Michael Manning (85)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.12.30 – 2012.12.01)

Bishop Terence John Gerard Brady (71)Bishop Terence John Gerard Brady (71)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.06.09 – 2010.12.30)

Bishop Christopher Henry Toohey (66)Bishop Christopher Henry Toohey (66)Permalink
(2001.07.09 – 2009.06.09)

Bishop emeritus of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia)

Born:1952.04.19 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1982.08.21
Consecrated Bishop:2001.08.30

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (2001.07.09 – 2009.06.09)

Bishop Barry Francis CollinsPermalink
(1994.03.30 – 2000.11.15)

Born:1938.11.10 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1961.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1994.06.03
Died:2000.11.15 († 62)

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (1994.03.30 – 2000.11.15)

Bishop Douglas Joseph WarrenPermalink
(1967.09.26 – 1994.03.30)

Born:1919.03.21 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1964.07.27
Died:2013.02.06 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ novæ in Numidia (1964.06.16 – 1967.09.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (1964.06.16 – 1967.09.26)

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (1967.09.26 – 1994.03.30)

Bishop Thomas Martin FoxPermalink
(1931.06.09 – 1967.07.10)

Born:1891.05.06 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1917.06.02
Consecrated Bishop:1931.09.20
Died:1967.07.10 († 76)

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (1931.06.09 – 1967.07.10)

Bishop William Hayden (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1918.03.13 – 1930.02.11)

In omnibus caritas

Born:1867.03.15 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1891.10.10
Consecrated Bishop:1918.09.08
Died:1936.10.02 († 69)

Bishop of Wilcannia–Forbes (Australia) (1918.03.13 – 1930.02.11)

Archbishop of Hobart (Australia) (1930.02.11 – 1936.10.02)

Bishops of Wilcannia (Roman Rite)

Bishop John DunnePermalink
(1887.05.13 – 1916.12.29)

Born:1846.01.21 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1870.10.31
Consecrated Bishop:1887.08.14
Died:1916.12.29 († 70)

Bishop of Wilcannia (Australia) (1887.05.13 – 1916.12.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.12.04

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