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Diocese of

Bunbury

Australia Australia

Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Bunbury / Bumburien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Perth

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (50)

Perth (↑)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.06.11 – ...):Bishop Gerard Joseph Holohan (75)Bishop Gerard Joseph Holohan (75)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bunbury (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gerard Joseph Holohan (75)Bishop Gerard Joseph Holohan (75)
(2001.06.11 – ...)

Bishop of Bunbury (Australia)

To love, to serve like Christ

Born:1947.09.05 (Perth, Western Australia, Australia)
Ordained Priest:1971.09.04
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.05

Bishop of Bunbury (Australia) (2001.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Peter Quinn
(1982.05.26 – 2000.12.20)

Born:1928.02.17 (Australia)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.27
Died:2008.08.23 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Falerone (1969.06.26 – 1982.05.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Perth (Australia) (1969.06.26 – 1982.05.26)

Bishop of Bunbury (Australia) (1982.05.26 – 2000.12.20)

Bishop Myles McKeon
(1969.03.06 – 1982.02.18)

Born:1919.04.03 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1947.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.12
Died:2016.05.02 († 97)

Titular Bishop of Antipyrgos (1962.05.23 – 1969.03.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Perth (Australia) (1962.05.23 – 1969.03.06)

Bishop of Bunbury (Australia) (1969.03.06 – 1982.02.18)

Bishop Lancelot John Goody (later Archbishop)
(1954.11.12 – 1968.10.18)

Born:1908.06.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1930.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1951.11.01
Died:1992.05.13 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Abydus (1951.08.02 – 1954.11.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Perth (Australia) (1951.08.02 – 1954.11.12)

Bishop of Bunbury (Australia) (1954.11.12 – 1968.10.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Perth (Australia) (1968.10.18 – 1983.10.26)

Contact Info

Address: 3 Brend-tor Street, PO Box 2005, Bunbury, WA 6231, Australia

Phone: +61 8 9721 0500

Website:

Statistics

Area: 184,000 km²

Population: 67,119 Catholics (18.2% of 368,610 total) (2020)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 37 priests (21 diocesan, 16 religious), 10 deacons, 33 lay religious (16 brothers, 17 sisters), 1 seminarian (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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