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Diocese of

Springfield in Illinois

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 39,195 km²

Population: 125,999 Catholics (11.1% of 1,137,696 total) (2018)

Statistics: 129 parishes, 143 priests (110 diocesan, 33 religious), 53 deacons, 662 lay religious (187 brothers, 475 sisters), 24 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chicago

Neighbouring Dioceses: Saint Louis (↙), Jefferson City (←), Peoria (↑), Indianapolis (→), Evansville (↘), Belleville (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 2 (2009)

Address: 1615 W Washington St., P.O. Box 3187, Springfield, IL 62708-3187, USA

Phone: +1 (217) 698-8500

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (139)

Saint Louis (↙), Jefferson City (←), Peoria (↑), Indianapolis (→), Evansville (↘), Belleville (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.04.20 – ...):Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (69)Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Springfield in Illinois (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedBishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (69)Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (69)Permalink
(2010.04.20 – ...)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA)

Lex cordis caritas

Born:1952.08.05 (Chicago, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.19

Titular Bishop of Vulturara (2003.01.24 – 2010.04.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (2003.01.24 – 2010.04.20)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (2010.04.20 – ...)

Archbishop George Joseph Lucas (72)Bishop George Joseph Lucas (72) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1999.10.19 – 2009.06.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Omaha (USA)

Grace and mercy

Born:1949.06.12 (St. Louis, MO, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:1999.12.13

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1999.10.19 – 2009.06.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Omaha (USA) (2009.06.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Lincoln (USA) (2019.12.13 – 2020.11.13)

Bishop Daniel Leo RyanPermalink
(1983.11.22 – 1999.10.19)

Everlasting is his love

Born:1930.09.28 (Mankato, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.09.30
Died:2015.12.31 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Surista (1981.08.14 – 1983.11.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet (USA) (1981.08.14 – 1983.11.22)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1983.11.22 – 1999.10.19)

Bishop Joseph Alphonse McNicholasPermalink
(1975.07.22 – 1983.04.17)

I come to serve

Born:1923.01.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1969.03.25
Died:1983.04.17 († 60)

Titular Bishop of Scala (1969.01.31 – 1975.07.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1969.01.31 – 1975.07.22)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1975.07.22 – 1983.04.17)

Bishop William Aloysius O’ConnorPermalink
(1948.12.17 – 1975.07.22)

God is our support

Born:1903.12.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1927.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1949.03.07
Died:1983.11.14 († 79)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1948.12.17 – 1975.07.22)

Bishop James Aloysius GriffinPermalink
(1923.11.10 – 1948.08.05)

Born:1883.02.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1909.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1924.02.25
Died:1948.08.05 († 65)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1923.11.10 – 1948.08.05)


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