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Diocese of

Wilmington

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,916 km²

Population: 242,632 Catholics (16.4% of 1,478,818 total) (2015)

Statistics: 57 parishes, 18 missions, 170 priests (107 diocesan, 63 religious), 110 deacons, 274 lay religious (80 brothers, 194 sisters), 4 seminarians (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Baltimore

Neighbouring Dioceses: Washington (↙), Baltimore (←), Philadelphia (↑), Camden (↗), Richmond (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: St. Francis de Sales (January 24)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 18

Address: Chancery Office, 1925 Delaware Ave., P.O. Box 2030, Wilmington, DE 19899-2030, USA

Phone: +1 (302) 573-3100

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (78)

Washington (↙), Baltimore (←), Philadelphia (↑), Camden (↗), Richmond (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.07.07 – ...):Bishop William Francis Malooly (75)Bishop William Francis Malooly (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wilmington (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Francis Malooly (75)Bishop William Francis Malooly (75)Permalink
(2008.07.07 – ...)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA)

Rejoice in the Lord

Born:1944.01.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.01

Titular Bishop of Flumenzer (2000.12.12 – 2008.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore (USA) (2000.12.12 – 2008.07.07)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (2008.07.07 – ...)

Bishop Michael Angelo SaltarelliPermalink
(1995.11.21 – 2008.07.07)

Obedience to Jesus Christ

Born:1933.01.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1960.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1990.07.30
Died:2009.10.08 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Mesarfelta (1990.06.02 – 1995.11.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1990.06.02 – 1995.11.21)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1995.11.21 – 2008.07.07)

Bishop Robert Edward MulveePermalink
(1985.02.19 – 1995.02.09)

As one who serves

Born:1930.02.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:1977.04.14
Died:2018.12.28 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Summa (1977.02.15 – 1985.02.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1977.02.15 – 1985.02.19)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1985.02.19 – 1995.02.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Providence (USA) (1995.02.09 – 1997.06.11)

Bishop of Providence (USA) (1997.06.11 – 2005.03.31)

Bishop Thomas Joseph MardagaPermalink
(1968.03.09 – 1984.05.28)

Ad regnum Christi

Born:1913.05.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1940.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1967.01.25
Died:1984.05.28 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Mutugenna (1966.12.09 – 1968.03.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore (USA) (1966.12.09 – 1968.03.09)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1968.03.09 – 1984.05.28)

Bishop Michael William HylePermalink
(1960.03.02 – 1967.12.26)

Quis ut Deus

Born:1901.10.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1927.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1958.09.24
Died:1967.12.26 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Christopolis (1958.07.03 – 1960.03.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1958.07.03 – 1960.03.02)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1960.03.02 – 1967.12.26)

Bishop Edmond John Fitzmaurice (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1925.07.24 – 1960.03.02)

Virtute non verbis

Born:1881.06.24 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1904.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1925.11.30
Died:1962.07.25 († 81)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1925.07.24 – 1960.03.02)

Titular Archbishop of Tomi (1960.03.02 – 1962.07.25)

Bishop John James Joseph MonaghanPermalink
(1897.01.26 – 1925.07.10)

Deus incrementum dat

Born:1856.05.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1880.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1897.05.09
Died:1935.01.07 († 78)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1897.01.26 – 1925.07.10)

Titular Bishop of Lydda (1925.07.10 – 1935.01.07)

Bishop Alfred Allen Paul CurtisPermalink
(1886.08.03 – 1896.05.23)

Alma virgo mater ora pro nobis

Born:1831.07.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1874.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1886.11.14
Died:1908.07.11 († 77)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1886.08.03 – 1896.05.23)

Titular Bishop of Echinus (1896.05.23 – 1908.07.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Baltimore (USA) (1897 – 1908.07.11)

Bishop Thomas Albert Andrew BeckerPermalink
(1868.03.03 – 1886.03.26)

Ora pro nobis

Born:1832.12.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1859.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1868.08.16
Died:1899.07.29 († 66)

Bishop of Wilmington (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1886.03.26)

Bishop of Savannah (USA) (1886.03.26 – 1899.07.29)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.05.11

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