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Diocese of

Rapid City

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 111,327 km²

Population: 24,600 Catholics (9.6% of 256,300 total) (2018)

Statistics: 78 parishes, 4 missions, 44 priests (30 diocesan, 14 religious), 29 deacons, 40 lay religious (17 brothers, 23 sisters), 7 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cheyenne (↙), Great Falls–Billings (↖), Bismarck (↑), Sioux Falls (→), Omaha (↘), Grand Island (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 7

Address: 606 Cathedral Dr., P.O. Box 678, Rapid City, SD 57709-0678, USA

Phone: +1 (605) 343-3541

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (85)

Cheyenne (↙), Great Falls–Billings (↖), Bismarck (↑), Sioux Falls (→), Omaha (↘), Grand Island (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.05.12 – ...):Bishop Peter Michael Muhich (60)Bishop Peter Michael Muhich (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rapid City (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Michael Muhich (60)Bishop Peter Michael Muhich (60)Permalink
(2020.05.12 – ...)

Bishop of Rapid City (USA)

Exemplum dedi vobis

Born:1961.05.13 (Eveleth, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:2020.07.09

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (2020.05.12 – ...)

Bishop Robert Dwayne Gruss (65)Bishop Robert Dwayne Gruss (65)Permalink
(2011.05.26 – 2019.05.24)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA)

No greater love

Born:1955.06.25 (Texarkana, AK, USA)
Ordained Priest:1994.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:2011.07.28

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (2011.05.26 – 2019.05.24)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (2019.05.24 – ...)

Twitter FeedCardinal Blase Joseph Cupich (72)Bishop Blase Joseph Cupich (72) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1998.07.06 – 2010.06.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all’Isola
Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA)

Peace be with you

Born:1949.03.19 (Omaha, NE, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:1998.09.21
Created Cardinal:2016.11.19

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (1998.07.06 – 2010.06.30)

Bishop of Spokane (USA) (2010.06.30 – 2014.09.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Chicago (USA) (2014.09.20 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Bartolomeo all’Isola (2016.11.19 [2016.11.20] – ...)

Archbishop Charles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. (76)Bishop Charles Joseph Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. (76) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1988.04.11 – 1997.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Philadelphia (USA)

As Christ loved the Church

Born:1944.09.26 (Concordia, KS, USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:1988.07.26

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (1988.04.11 – 1997.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Denver (USA) (1997.03.18 – 2011.07.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA) (2011.07.19 – 2020.01.23)

Bishop Harold Joseph DimmerlingPermalink
(1969.09.11 – 1987.12.13)

Keep the faith

Born:1914.09.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1940.05.02
Consecrated Bishop:1969.10.30
Died:1987.12.13 († 73)

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (1969.09.11 – 1987.12.13)

Bishop William Tibertus McCarty, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1948.03.11 – 1969.09.11)

Deus det nobis pacem

Born:1889.08.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1915.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1943.01.25
Died:1972.09.14 († 83)

Auxiliary Bishop of the Military Vicariate of United States of America (USA) (1943.01.02 – 1947.04.10)

Titular Bishop of Anæa (1943.01.02 – 1948.03.11)

Coadjutor Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (1947.04.10 – 1948.03.11)

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (1948.03.11 – 1969.09.11)

Titular Bishop of Rotdon (1969.09.11 – 1971.01.13)

Bishop John Jeremiah LawlerPermalink
(1930.08.01 – 1948.03.11)

Deus providebit

Born:1862.08.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1885.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1910.05.19
Died:1948.03.11 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Hermopolis maior (1910.02.08 – 1916.01.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul (USA) (1910.02.08 – 1916.01.29)

Bishop of Lead (1916.01.29 – 1930.08.01)

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (1930.08.01 – 1948.03.11)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.22

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