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Diocese of

San Diego

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 22,942 km²

Population: 1,405,370 Catholics (39.9% of 3,520,515 total) (2018)

Statistics: 97 parishes, 289 priests (197 diocesan, 92 religious), 135 deacons, 328 lay religious (121 brothers, 207 sisters), 22 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Los Angeles

Neighbouring Dioceses: Orange (↖), San Bernardino (↑), Tucson (→), Mexicali (↘), Tijuana (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Diego de San Nicolás de Alcalá (November 7), Our Lady of Refuge (July 5)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 2

Address: Pastoral Center, 3888 Paducah Dr., P.O. Box 85728, San Diego, CA 92186-5728, USA

Phone: +1 (858) 490-8200

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (104)

Orange (↖), San Bernardino (↑), Tucson (→), Mexicali (↘), Tijuana (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.03.03 – ...):Bishop Robert Walter McElroy (67)Bishop Robert Walter McElroy (67)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.04.19 – ...):Bishop John Patrick Dolan (58)Bishop John Patrick Dolan (58)

Titular Bishop of Uchi maius

Auxiliary Bishop (2020.02.27 – ...):Bishop Ramon Bejarano (51)Bishop Ramon Bejarano (51)

Titular Bishop of Carpi

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Diego (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Walter McElroy (67)Bishop Robert Walter McElroy (67)Permalink
(2015.03.03 – ...)

Bishop of San Diego (USA)

Dignitatis humanæ

Born:1954.02.05 (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.07

Titular Bishop of Gemellæ in Byzacena (2010.07.06 – 2015.03.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco (USA) (2010.07.06 – 2015.03.03)

Bishop of San Diego (USA) (2015.03.03 – ...)

Bishop Cirilo B. FloresPermalink
(2013.09.18 – 2014.09.06)

For the greater glory of God

Born:1948.06.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1991.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.19
Died:2014.09.06 († 66)

Titular Bishop of Quiza (2009.01.05 – 2012.01.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Orange (USA) (2009.01.05 – 2012.01.04)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Diego (USA) (2012.01.04 – 2013.09.18)

Bishop of San Diego (USA) (2013.09.18 – 2014.09.06)

Bishop Robert Henry Brom (82)Bishop Robert Henry Brom (82)Permalink
(1990.07.10 – 2013.09.18)

Bishop emeritus of San Diego (USA)

Ego sum Christi

Born:1938.09.18 (Arcadia, WI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.23

Bishop of Duluth (USA) (1983.03.25 – 1989.05.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Diego (USA) (1989.05.01 – 1990.07.10)

Bishop of San Diego (USA) (1990.07.10 – 2013.09.18)

Bishop Leo Thomas MaherPermalink
(1969.08.22 – 1990.07.10)

Born:1915.07.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1962.04.05
Died:1991.02.23 († 75)

Bishop of Santa Rosa (USA) (1962.01.27 – 1969.08.22)

Bishop of San Diego (USA) (1969.08.22 – 1990.07.10)

Bishop Francis James Furey (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1966.03.05 – 1969.05.23)

Born:1905.02.22 (Summit Hill, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1930.03.15
Consecrated Bishop:1960.12.22
Died:1979.04.23 († 74)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1960.08.17 – 1963.07.21)

Titular Bishop of Temnus (1960.08.17 – 1966.03.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Diego (USA) (1963.07.21 – 1966.03.05)

Bishop of San Diego (USA) (1966.03.05 – 1969.05.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Antonio (USA) (1969.05.23 – 1979.04.23)

Bishop Charles Francis BuddyPermalink
(1936.10.31 – 1966.03.05)

Born:1887.10.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1914.09.19
Consecrated Bishop:1936.12.21
Died:1966.03.05 († 78)

Bishop of San Diego (USA) (1936.10.31 – 1966.03.05)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.04.16

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