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Diocese of

Orange

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,025 km²

Population: 1,579,000 Catholics (49.5% of 3,190,400 total) (2018)

Statistics: 57 parishes, 5 missions, 293 priests (204 diocesan, 89 religious), 140 deacons, 388 lay religious (98 brothers, 290 sisters), 33 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Los Angeles

Neighbouring Dioceses: Los Angeles (↖), San Bernardino (↗), San Diego (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Guadalupe (December 12), Saint John of Capistrano (October 23)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 17 (2019)

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Address: 2811 E. Villa Real Dr., Orange, CA 92863, USA

Phone: +1 (714) 282-3000

Websites: LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page

History


Special Churches

All Churches (68)

Los Angeles (↖), San Bernardino (↗), San Diego (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.09.21 – ...):Bishop Kevin William Vann (70)Bishop Kevin William Vann (70)
Auxiliary Bishop (2016.11.23 – ...):Bishop Timothy Edward Freyer (58)Bishop Timothy Edward Freyer (58)

Titular Bishop of Strathearn

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.10.06 – ...):Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen (68)Bishop Thanh Thai Nguyen (Nguyễn Thái Thành) (68)

Titular Bishop of Acalissus

Ordinaries

Bishops of Orange (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Kevin William Vann (70)Bishop Kevin William Vann (70)Permalink
(2012.09.21 – ...)

Bishop of Orange (USA)

In fide et dilectione in Christo Jesu

Born:1951.05.10 (Springfield, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1981.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:2005.07.13

Coadjutor Bishop of Fort Worth (USA) (2005.05.17 – 2005.07.12)

Bishop of Fort Worth (USA) (2005.07.12 – 2012.09.21)

Bishop of Orange (USA) (2012.09.21 – ...)

Bishop Tod David Brown (84)Bishop Tod David Brown (84)Permalink
(1998.06.30 – 2012.09.21)

Bishop emeritus of Orange (USA)

Come Lord Jesus

Born:1936.11.15 (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1989.04.03

Bishop of Boise City (USA) (1988.12.27 – 1998.06.30)

Bishop of Orange (USA) (1998.06.30 – 2012.09.21)

Bishop Norman Francis McFarlandPermalink
(1986.12.29 – 1998.06.30)

In veritate ambulare

Born:1922.02.21 (Martínez, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1970.09.08
Died:2010.04.16 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Bida (1970.06.05 – 1976.02.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco (USA) (1970.06.05 – 1976.02.10)

Bishop of Reno (USA) (1976.02.10 – 1976.10.13)

Bishop of Reno–Las Vegas (USA) (1976.10.13 – 1986.12.29)

Bishop of Orange (USA) (1986.12.29 – 1998.06.30)

Bishop William Robert JohnsonPermalink
(1976.03.24 – 1986.07.28)

Born:1918.11.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1944.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1971.03.25
Died:1986.07.28 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Blera (1971.02.19 – 1976.03.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Los Angeles (USA) (1971.02.19 – 1976.03.24)

Bishop of Orange (USA) (1976.03.24 – 1986.07.28)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.10.18

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