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Diocese of

Worcester

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,966 km²

Population: 281,690 Catholics (34.1% of 826,830 total) (2017)

Statistics: 96 parishes, 2 missions, 257 priests (174 diocesan, 83 religious), 118 deacons, 348 lay religious (135 brothers, 213 sisters), 20 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Boston

Neighbouring Dioceses: Norwich (↙), Springfield in Massachusetts (←), Manchester (↑), Boston (→), Providence (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: 49 Elm St., Worcester, MA 01609, USA

Phone: +1 (508) 791-7171

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (85)

Norwich (↙), Springfield in Massachusetts (←), Manchester (↑), Boston (→), Providence (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2004.03.09 – ...):Bishop Robert Joseph McManus (68)Bishop Robert Joseph McManus (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Worcester (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Joseph McManus (68)Bishop Robert Joseph McManus (68)Permalink
(2004.03.09 – ...)

Bishop of Worcester (USA)

Christus veritatis splendor

Born:1951.07.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1999.02.22

Titular Bishop of Allegheny (1998.12.01 – 2004.03.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Providence (USA) (1998.12.01 – 2004.03.09)

Bishop of Worcester (USA) (2004.03.09 – ...)

Bishop Daniel Patrick Reilly (91)Bishop Daniel Patrick Reilly (91)Permalink
(1994.10.27 – 2004.03.09)

Bishop emeritus of Worcester (USA)

In kindness and in truth

Born:1928.05.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1953.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.06

Bishop of Norwich (USA) (1975.06.05 – 1994.10.27)

Bishop of Worcester (USA) (1994.10.27 – 2004.03.09)

Bishop Timothy Joseph HarringtonPermalink
(1983.09.01 – 1994.10.27)

Born:1918.12.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.01.19
Consecrated Bishop:1968.07.02
Died:1997.03.23 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Rusuca (1968.04.02 – 1983.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Worcester (USA) (1968.04.02 – 1983.09.01)

Bishop of Worcester (USA) (1983.09.01 – 1994.10.27)

Bishop Bernard Joseph FlanaganPermalink
(1959.08.08 – 1983.03.31)

Respice ad Mariam

Born:1908.03.31 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1931.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1953.11.30
Died:1998.01.28 († 89)

Bishop of Norwich (USA) (1953.09.01 – 1959.08.08)

Bishop of Worcester (USA) (1959.08.08 – 1983.03.31)

Bishop John Joseph Wright (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1950.01.28 – 1959.01.23)

Resonare Christum

Born:1909.07.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1947.06.30
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1979.08.10 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Ægeæ (1947.05.10 – 1950.01.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1947.05.10 – 1950.01.28)

Bishop of Worcester (USA) (1950.01.28 – 1959.01.23)

Bishop of Pittsburgh (USA) (1959.01.23 – 1969.04.23)

Prefect of Sacred Congregation for Clergy (1969.04.23 – 1979.08.10)

Cardinal-Priest of Gesù Divin Maestro alla Pineta Sacchetti (1969.04.30 – 1979.08.10)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.06

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