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Diocese of

Alexandria

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 27,810 km²

Population: 35,402 Catholics (9.1% of 389,837 total) (2018)

Statistics: 50 parishes, 78 priests (72 diocesan, 6 religious), 23 deacons, 23 lay religious (9 brothers, 14 sisters), 10 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: New Orleans

Neighbouring Dioceses: Beaumont (↙), Tyler (↖), Shreveport (↖), Jackson (→), Baton Rouge (↘), Lafayette in Louisiana (↘), Lake Charles (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Francis Xavier (December 3), Saint Francis of Assisi (October 4)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 30

Address: 4400 Coliseum Blvd., P.O. Box 7417, Alexandria, LA 71306-0417, USA

Phone: +1 (318) 445-2401

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (71)

Beaumont (↙), Tyler (↖), Shreveport (↖), Jackson (→), Baton Rouge (↘), Lafayette in Louisiana (↘), Lake Charles (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.04.21 – ...):Bishop Robert William Marshall (62)Bishop Robert William Marshall (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Alexandria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert William Marshall (62)Bishop Robert William Marshall (62)Permalink
(2020.04.21 – ...)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA)

Live Jesus in our hearts

Born:1959.06.17 (Memphis, TN, USA)
Ordained Priest:2000.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:2020.08.20

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (2020.04.21 – ...)

Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond (72)Archbishop Gregory Michael Aymond (72)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.04.03 – 2020.04.21)

Bishop David Prescott Talley (71)Bishop David Prescott Talley (71)Permalink
(2017.02.02 – 2019.03.05)

Bishop of Memphis (USA)

Dabo vobis cor novum

Born:1950.09.11 (Columbus, GA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:2013.04.02

Titular Bishop of Lambæsis (2013.01.03 – 2016.09.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Atlanta (USA) (2013.01.03 – 2016.09.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (2016.09.21 – 2017.02.02)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (2017.02.02 – 2019.03.05)

Bishop of Memphis (USA) (2019.03.05 – ...)

Bishop Ronald Paul HerzogPermalink
(2004.11.04 – 2017.02.02)

One in the Lord

Born:1942.04.22 (Akron, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:2005.01.05
Died:2019.04.12 († 76)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (2004.11.04 – 2017.02.02)

Bishop William Benedict FriendPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2003.10.10 – 2004.11.04)

Bishop Sam Gallip Jacobs (83)Bishop Sam Gallip Jacobs (83)Permalink
(1989.07.01 – 2003.08.01)

Bishop emeritus of Houma–Thibodaux (USA)

Jesus is Lord

Born:1938.03.04 (Greenwood, MS, USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1989.08.24

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1989.07.01 – 2003.08.01)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (2003.08.01 – 2013.09.23)

Archbishop John Clement Favalora (86)Bishop John Clement Favalora (86) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1986.06.16 – 1989.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Miami (USA)

Deus providebit

Born:1935.12.05 (New Orleans, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1986.07.29

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1986.06.16 – 1989.03.14)

Bishop of Saint Petersburg (USA) (1989.03.14 – 1994.11.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Miami (USA) (1994.11.03 – 2010.04.20)

Bishops of Alexandria–Shreveport (Roman Rite)

Bishop William Benedict FriendPermalink
(1982.11.17 – 1986.06.16)

Live in the spirit

Born:1931.10.22 (Miami, FL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:1979.10.30
Died:2015.04.02 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Pomaria (1979.08.31 – 1982.11.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria–Shreveport (USA) (1979.08.31 – 1982.11.17)

Bishop of Alexandria–Shreveport (USA) (1982.11.17 – 1986.06.16)

Bishop of Shreveport (USA) (1986.06.16 – 2006.12.20)

Apostolic Administrator of Alexandria (USA) (2003.10.10 – 2004.11.04)

Bishop Lawrence Preston Joseph GravesPermalink
(1976.10.18 – 1982.07.20)

Born:1916.05.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1942.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1969.04.25
Died:1994.01.15 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Vina (1969.02.24 – 1973.05.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1969.02.24 – 1973.05.10)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1973.05.10 – 1976.10.18)

Bishop of Alexandria–Shreveport (USA) (1976.10.18 – 1982.07.20)

Bishops of Alexandria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Lawrence Preston Joseph GravesPermalink
(1973.05.10 – 1976.10.18)

(see above)

Bishop Charles Pasquale GrecoPermalink
(1946.01.15 – 1973.05.10)

Born:1894.10.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1918.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1946.02.25
Died:1987.01.20 († 92)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1946.01.15 – 1973.05.10)

Bishop Daniel Francis DesmondPermalink
(1932.12.16 – 1945.09.11)

Born:1884.04.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1911.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:1933.01.05
Died:1945.09.11 († 61)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1932.12.16 – 1945.09.11)

Bishop Cornelius van de VenPermalink
(1910.08.06 – 1932.05.08)

Born:1865.06.16 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1890.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1904.11.30
Died:1932.05.08 († 66)

Bishop of Natchitoches (1904.10.24 – 1910.08.06)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1910.08.06 – 1932.05.08)

Former Prelates


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