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Diocese of

Owensboro

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Owensboro / Ovensburgen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Louisville

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (83)

Memphis (↙), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (←), Belleville (↖), Evansville (↑), Indianapolis (↗), Louisville (→), Nashville (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.12.15 – ...):Bishop William Francis Medley (70)Bishop William Francis Medley (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Owensboro (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop William Francis Medley (70)Bishop William Francis Medley (70)Permalink
(2009.12.15 – ...)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA)

Holy is God’s name

Born:1952.09.17 (Loretto, KY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1982.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:2010.02.10

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (2009.12.15 – ...)

Bishop John Jeremiah McRaithPermalink
(1982.10.23 – 2009.01.05)

Born:1934.12.06 (Hutchinson, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.21
Consecrated Bishop:1982.12.15
Died:2017.03.19 († 82)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (1982.10.23 – 2009.01.05)

Bishop Henry Joseph SoennekerPermalink
(1961.03.10 – 1982.06.30)

Omnes unum in Christo

Born:1907.05.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1934.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1961.04.26
Died:1987.09.24 († 80)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (1961.03.10 – 1982.06.30)

Bishop Francis Ridgley CottonPermalink
(1937.12.16 – 1960.09.25)

Born:1895.09.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1920.06.17
Consecrated Bishop:1938.02.24
Died:1960.09.25 († 65)

Bishop of Owensboro (USA) (1937.12.16 – 1960.09.25)

Contact Info

Address: Chancery Office, 600 Lucust St., Owensboro, KY 42301-2130, USA

Phone: +1 (270) 683-1545

Websites: LinkTwitter FeedFacebook Page

Statistics

Area: 32,380 km²

Population: 52,300 Catholics (5.7% of 921,170 total) (2020)

Statistics: 78 parishes, 111 priests (74 diocesan, 37 religious), 43 deacons, 154 lay religious (37 brothers, 117 sisters), 6 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Stephen

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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