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Diocese of

Saint John, New Brunswick

Canada Canada

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 60,000 km²

Population: 126,069 Catholics (40.0% of 315,426 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Moncton

Neighbouring Dioceses: Portland in Maine (←), Edmundston (↖), Bathurst (↑), Moncton (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8), St. Patrick (March 17)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 16 (1885)

Statistics: 59 parishes, 24 missions, 61 priests (54 diocesan, 7 religious), 3 deacons, 74 lay religious (7 brothers, 67 sisters) (2015)

Address: 1 Bayard Dr., Saint John, NB E2L 3L5, Canada

Phone: +1 (506) 653-6800

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (93)

Portland in Maine (←), Edmundston (↖), Bathurst (↑), Moncton (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.05.08 – ...):Bishop Robert Harris (73)Bishop Robert Harris (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saint John, New Brunswick (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Harris (73)Bishop Robert Harris (73)Permalink
(2007.05.08 – ...)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada)

Born:1944.09.26 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1969.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:2002.12.12

Titular Bishop of Trofimiana (2002.10.26 – 2007.05.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie (Canada) (2002.10.26 – 2007.05.08)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (2007.05.08 – ...)

Archbishop Martin William Currie (74)Bishop Martin William Currie (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2006.09.09 – 2007.05.08)

Bishop Joseph Faber MacDonaldPermalink
(1998.10.23 – 2006.09.09)

Born:1932.01.20 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1963.03.09
Consecrated Bishop:1980.03.19
Died:2012.02.17 († 80)

Bishop of Grand Falls (Canada) (1980.01.11 – 1998.10.23)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1998.10.23 – 2006.09.09)

Bishop Joseph Edward Troy (86)Bishop Joseph Edward Troy (86)Permalink
(1986.04.02 – 1997.09.24)

Bishop emeritus of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada)

Born:1931.09.03 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1984.05.22

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1984.03.01 – 1986.04.02)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1986.04.02 – 1997.09.24)

Bishop Arthur Joseph GilbertPermalink
(1974.04.03 – 1986.04.02)

Born:1915.10.26 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1974.06.19
Died:1999.03.14 († 83)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1974.04.03 – 1986.04.02)

Archbishop Joseph Neil MacNeil (93)Bishop Joseph Neil MacNeil (93) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1969.04.09 – 1973.07.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Edmonton (Canada)

Crescamus in Christum

Born:1924.04.15 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1948.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1969.06.24

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1969.04.09 – 1973.07.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Edmonton (Canada) (1973.07.02 – 1999.06.07)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1979 – 1981)

Bishop Alfred Bertram LevermanPermalink
(1953.07.27 – 1968.09.07)

Æternum non caduca

Born:1903.09.13 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1932.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1948.06.29
Died:1972.04.28 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Baris in Pisidia (1948.04.24 – 1953.07.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Halifax (Canada) (1948.04.24 – 1953.07.27)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1953.07.27 – 1968.09.07)

Titular Bishop of Altava (1968.09.07 – 1972.04.28)

Bishop Patrick Albert Bray, C.I.M.Permalink
(1936.03.18 – 1953.06.17)

Omnibus omnia factus

Born:1883.07.19 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1912.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1936.05.21
Died:1953.06.17 († 69)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1936.03.18 – 1953.06.17)

Bishop Edward Alfred LeblancPermalink
(1924.11.15 – 1935.02.17)

In omnibus caritas

Born:1870.10.15 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1898.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1912.12.10
Died:1935.02.17 († 64)

Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1912.08.02 – 1924.11.15)

Bishop of Saint John, New Brunswick (Canada) (1924.11.15 – 1935.02.17)

Bishops of Saint John in America (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edward Alfred LeblancPermalink
(1912.08.02 – 1924.11.15)

(see above)

Bishop Timothy Casey (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1901.03.25 – 1912.08.02)

Dominus spes mea

Born:1862.02.20 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1886.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1900.02.11
Died:1931.10.05 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Uthina (1899.09.30 – 1901.03.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1899.09.30 – 1901.03.25)

Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1901.03.25 – 1912.08.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1912.08.02 – 1931.10.05)

Bishop John SweenyPermalink
(1859.11.09 – 1901.01)

Born:1821.05.06 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1844.09.01
Consecrated Bishop:1860.04.15
Died:1901.03.25 († 79)

Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1859.11.09 – 1901.01)

Bishop Thomas Louis Connolly, O.F.M. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1852.05.04 – 1859.04.08)

Born:1814 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1838
Consecrated Bishop:1852.08.15
Died:1876.07.27 († 62)

Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1852.05.04 – 1859.04.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Halifax (Canada) (1859.04.08 – 1876.07.27)

Bishop William DollardPermalink
(1842.09.30 – 1851.08.20)

Born:1789.11.29 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1817.10.12
Consecrated Bishop:1843.06.11
Died:1851.08.20 († 61)

Bishop of Saint John in America (Canada) (1842.09.30 – 1851.08.20)

Former Prelates


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