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Diocese of

Lake Charles

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Lake Charles / Lacus Carolini (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: New Orleans

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (47)

Beaumont (←), Alexandria (↑), Lafayette in Louisiana (→)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2007.03.06 – ...):Bishop Glen John Provost (73)Bishop Glen John Provost (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lake Charles (Roman Rite)

Bishop Glen John Provost (73)Bishop Glen John Provost (73)Permalink
(2007.03.06 – ...)

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA)

Pro venturis serit

Born:1949.08.09 (Lafayette, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2007.04.23

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA) (2007.03.06 – ...)

Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (78)Bishop Edward Kenneth Braxton (78)Permalink
(2000.12.12 – 2005.03.15)

Bishop emeritus of Belleville (USA)

Mane nobiscum Domine

Born:1944.06.28 (Chicago, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.13
Consecrated Bishop:1995.05.17

Titular Bishop of Macomades rusticiana (1995.03.28 – 2000.12.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1995.03.28 – 2000.12.12)

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA) (2000.12.12 – 2005.03.15)

Bishop of Belleville (USA) (2005.03.15 – 2020.04.03)

Bishop Jude SpeyrerPermalink
(1980.01.29 – 2000.12.12)

To bring glad tidings

Born:1929.04.14 (Leonville, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1953.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.25
Died:2013.07.21 († 84)

Bishop of Lake Charles (USA) (1980.01.29 – 2000.12.12)

Contact Info

Address: 414 Iris St., P.O. Box 3223, Lake Charles, LA 70602, USA

Phone: +1 (337) 439-7400

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 14,548 km²

Population: 95,764 Catholics (31.4% of 304,892 total) (2020)

Statistics: 39 parishes, 63 priests (45 diocesan, 18 religious), 36 deacons, 31 lay religious (18 brothers, 13 sisters), 6 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 9

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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