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Diocese of

Wrexham

Wales Wales

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,361 km²

Population: 34,000 Catholics (4.6% of 745,500 total) (2017)

Statistics: 33 parishes, 53 priests (23 diocesan, 30 religious), 12 deacons, 132 lay religious (32 brothers, 100 sisters), 1 seminarian (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cardiff

Neighbouring Dioceses: Shrewsbury (↘), Menevia (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint David of Mynyw (March 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 7

Address: Bishop's House, Sontley Road, Wrexham, Clwyd LL13 7EW, Wales

Phone: (01978)26.27.26

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Shrewsbury (↘), Menevia (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.06.27 – ...):Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (66)Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wrexham (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (66)Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (66)Permalink
(2012.06.27 – ...)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales)

Vivite et vigilate in Deo

Born:1953.07.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1978.02.18
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.12

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (2012.06.27 – ...)

Bishop Edwin Regan (84)Bishop Edwin Regan (84)Permalink
(1994.11.07 – 2012.06.27)

Bishop emeritus of Wrexham (Wales)

A fo ben bid bont

Born:1935.12.31 (Wales)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1994.12.13

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (1994.11.07 – 2012.06.27)

Bishop James HanniganPermalink
(1987.02.12 – 1994.03.07)

Born:1928.07.15 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1983.11.23
Died:1994.03.07 († 65)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1983.10.13 – 1987.02.12)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (1987.02.12 – 1994.03.07)


as of 2020.06.16

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