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Diocese of

Łomża

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 11,500 km²

Population: 502,655 Catholics (99.2% of 506,818 total) (2018)

Statistics: 183 parishes, 120 missions, 525 priests (498 diocesan, 27 religious), 1 deacon, 153 lay religious (36 brothers, 117 sisters), 39 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Białystok

Neighbouring Dioceses: Warszawa-Praga (↙), Płock (←), Warmia (↖), Ełk (↑), Białystok (→), Drohiczyn (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Bruno of Querfurt (July 12), Saint Andrzej Bobola (May 16)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 4

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Warszawa-Praga (↙), Płock (←), Warmia (↖), Ełk (↑), Białystok (→), Drohiczyn (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.11.11 – ...):Bishop Janusz Bogusław Stepnowski (62)Bishop Janusz Bogusław Stepnowski (62)
Auxiliary Bishop (2006.02.11 – ...):Bishop Tadeusz Bronakowski (61)Bishop Tadeusz Bronakowski (61)

Titular Bishop of Tigisi in Mauretania

Ordinaries

Bishops of Łomża (Roman Rite)

Bishop Janusz Bogusław Stepnowski (62)Bishop Janusz Bogusław Stepnowski (62)Permalink
(2011.11.11 – ...)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland)

Gratia et pax

Born:1958.07.11 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:2011.12.18

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (2011.11.11 – ...)

Bishop Stanisław Stefanek, S.Chr.Permalink
(1996.10.26 – 2011.11.11)

In omnibus Christus

Born:1936.05.07 (Majdan Sobieszczański, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1959.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.24
Died:2020.01.17 (Lublin, Poland † 83)

Titular Bishop of Forlimpopoli (1980.07.04 – 1996.10.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Szczecin–Kamień (Poland) (1980.07.04 – 1996.10.26)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (1996.10.26 – 2011.11.11)

Bishop Juliusz Paetz (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1982.12.20 – 1996.04.11)

In Nomine Domini

Born:1935.02.02 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1959.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:1983.01.06
Died:2019.11.15 († 84)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (1982.12.20 – 1996.04.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Poznań (Poland) (1996.04.11 – 2002.03.28)

Bishop Mikołaj SasinowskiPermalink
(1970.03.19 – 1982.09.06)

Quis ut Deus

Born:1909.11.16 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1970.04.05
Died:1982.09.06 († 72)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (1970.03.19 – 1982.09.06)

Bishop Czesław FalkowskiPermalink
(1949.02.24 – 1969.08.25)

Born:1887.11.28 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1910.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1949.05.08
Died:1969.08.25 († 81)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (1949.02.24 – 1969.08.25)

Bishop Stanisław Kostka ŁomżyńskiPermalink
(1926.06.24 – 1948.10.28)

Born:1874.10.21 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1898.02.24
Consecrated Bishop:1920.05.23
Died:1948.10.28 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Sicca Veneria (1920.03.09 – 1926.06.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Gniezno (Poland) (1920.03.09 – 1926.06.24)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Poland (1926 – 1946)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (1926.06.24 – 1948.10.28)

Bishop Romuald Jałbrzykowski (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1925.12.14 – 1926.06.24)

Born:1876.02.07
Ordained Priest:1901.03.09
Consecrated Bishop:1918.11.30
Died:1955.06.19 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Cusæ (1918.07.29 – 1925.12.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sejny (1918.07.29 – 1925.12.14)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Poland (1925 – 1926)

Bishop of Łomża (Poland) (1925.12.14 – 1926.06.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vilnius (Lithuania) (1926.06.24 – 1955.06.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.01

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