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Diocese of

Świdnica

Poland Poland

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 4,060 km²

Population: 526,000 Catholics (84.8% of 620,270 total) (2020)

Statistics: 191 parishes, 1 mission, 407 priests (330 diocesan, 77 religious), 1 deacon, 484 lay religious (117 brothers, 367 sisters), 26 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Wrocław

Neighbouring Dioceses: Hradec Králové (↙), Legnica (↖), Wrocław (↗), Opole (→), Ostrava–Opava (↘), Olomouc (↓)

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Stanislaus da Szczepanów (May 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: January 30

Liturgical Calendar 📅

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Hradec Králové (↙), Legnica (↖), Wrocław (↗), Opole (→), Ostrava–Opava (↘), Olomouc (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.03.31 – ...):Bishop Marek Mendyk (61)Bishop Marek Mendyk (61)
Auxiliary Bishop (2008.03.19 – ...):Bishop Adam Bałabuch (61)Bishop Adam Bałabuch (61)

Titular Bishop of Aurusuliana

Ordinaries

Bishops of Świdnica (Roman Rite)

Bishop Marek Mendyk (61)Bishop Marek Mendyk (61)Permalink
(2020.03.31 – ...)

Bishop of Świdnica (Poland)

In verbo tuo Domine

Born:1961.03.18 (Gluszyca, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:2009.01.31

Titular Bishop of Rusuccuru (2008.12.24 – 2020.03.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Legnica (Poland) (2008.12.24 – 2020.03.31)

Bishop of Świdnica (Poland) (2020.03.31 – ...)

Bishop Ignacy Dec (78)Bishop Ignacy Dec (78)Permalink
(2004.02.24 – 2020.03.31)

Bishop emeritus of Świdnica (Poland)

Misericordia et Veritas

Born:1944.07.27 (Hucisko, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:2004.03.25

Bishop of Świdnica (Poland) (2004.02.24 – 2020.03.31)


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