Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Toronto

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Toronto / Torontin(us) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Hamilton, London, Saint Catharines, Thunder Bay

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: St. Michael (September 29)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 30 (1848)

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: 1155 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4T 1W2, Canada

Phone: +1 (416) 934-0606

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2023.02.11 – ...):Archbishop Frank Leo (52)Archbishop Frank Leo (52)
Auxiliary Bishop (2001.03.23 – ...):Bishop John Anthony Boissonneau (73)Bishop John Anthony Boissonneau (73)

Titular Bishop of Tambeæ

Auxiliary Bishop (2009.11.06 – ...):Bishop Vincent Nguyen (57)Bishop Vincent Nguyen (Nguyễn Mạnh Hiếu) (57)

Titular Bishop of Ammædara

Auxiliary Bishop (2016.06.17 – ...):Bishop Robert Michael Kasun, C.S.B. (71)Bishop Robert Michael Kasun, C.S.B. (71)

Titular Bishop of Lavello

Auxiliary Bishop (2020.11.28 – ...):Bishop Ivan Philip Camilleri (54)Bishop Ivan Philip Camilleri (54)

Titular Bishop of Teglata in Numidia

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Toronto (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Frank Leo (52)Archbishop Frank Leo (52)
(2023.02.11 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada)

Quodcumque dixerit facite

Born:1971.06.30 (Montréal, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1996.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:2022.09.12

Priest of Montréal (Canada) (1996.12.14 – 2022.07.16)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2012.01.09 – 2022.07.16)

General Secretary of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015.09.18 [2015.11.01] – 2021.09.27)

Titular Bishop of Tamada (2022.07.16 – 2023.02.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Montréal (Canada) (2022.07.16 – 2023.02.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (2023.02.11 – ...)

Cardinal Thomas Christopher Collins (76)Cardinal Thomas Christopher Collins (76)
(2006.12.16 – 2023.02.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Patrizio
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Toronto (Canada)

Deum adora

Born:1947.01.16 (Guelph, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:1997.05.14
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Priest of Hamilton (Canada) (1973.05.05 – 1997.03.25)

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint-Paul (Canada) (1997.03.25 – 1997.06.30)

Bishop of Saint-Paul (Canada) (1997.06.30 – 1999.02.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Edmonton (Canada) (1999.02.18 – 1999.06.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Edmonton (Canada) (1999.06.07 – 2006.12.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Paul (Canada) (2001.03.16 – 2001.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (2006.12.16 – 2023.02.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Patrizio (2012.02.18 [2012.10.23] – ...)

Member of Commission of Cardinals overseeing the Institute for Works of Religion (2014.01.15 – 2020.09.21)

Cardinal Aloysius Matthew Ambrozic (Alojzij Matej Ambrožič)
(1990.03.17 – 2006.12.16)

Jesus est Dominus

Born:1930.01.27 (Gabrje, Slovenia)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1976.05.27
Created Cardinal:1998.02.21
Died:2011.08.26 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 81)

Priest of Toronto (Canada) (1955.06.04 – 1976.03.26)

Titular Bishop of Valabria (1976.03.26 – 1986.05.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1976.03.26 – 1986.05.22)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1986.05.22 – 1990.03.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1990.03.17 – 2006.12.16)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Marcellino e Pietro (1998.02.21 [1998.10.04] – 2011.08.26)

Cardinal Gerald Emmett Carter
(1978.04.27 – 1990.03.17)

Pax et lux

Born:1912.03.01 (Montréal, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1937.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1962.02.02
Created Cardinal:1979.06.30
Died:2003.04.06 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 91)

Priest of Montréal (Canada) (1937.05.22 – 1961.12.01)

Titular Bishop of Altiburus (1961.12.01 – 1964.02.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of London (Canada) (1961.12.01 – 1964.02.17)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1964.02.17 – 1978.04.27)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1975 – 1977)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1978.04.27 – 1990.03.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Traspontina (1979.06.30 – 2003.04.06)

Archbishop Philip Francis Pocock
(1971.03.30 – 1978.04.27)

Plenitudo legis dilectio

Born:1906.07.02 (St. Thomas, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1944.06.29
Died:1984.09.06 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 78)

Bishop of Saskatoon (Canada) (1944.04.07 – 1951.08.06)

Titular Archbishop of Aprus (1951.08.06 – 1952.01.14)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1951.08.06 – 1952.01.14)

Archbishop of Winnipeg (Canada) (1952.01.14 – 1961.02.18)

Titular Archbishop of Isauropolis (1961.02.18 – 1971.03.30)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1961.02.18 – 1971.03.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1971.03.30 – 1978.04.27)

Cardinal James Charles McGuigan
(1934.12.22 – 1971.03.30)

Ambulate in dilectione

Born:1894.11.26 (Hunter River, PE, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1918.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1930.05.15
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1974.04.06 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 79)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Regina (Canada) (1930.01.30 – 1934.12.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1934.12.22 – 1971.03.30)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria del Popolo (1946.02.22 – 1974.04.06)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1958 – 1959)

Archbishop Neil McNeil
(1912.04.10 – 1934.05.25)

Quis ut Deus / Evangelizare pauperibus misit me

Born:1851.11.23 (Hillsborough, NS, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1879.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1895.10.20
Died:1934.05.25 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 82)

Titular Bishop of Nilopolis (1895.08.06 – 1904.02.08)

Vicar Apostolic of Western Newfoundland (Canada) (1895.08.06 – 1904.02.08)

Bishop of Saint George’s (Canada) (1904.02.08 – 1910.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vancouver (Canada) (1910.01.19 – 1912.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1912.04.10 – 1934.05.25)

Archbishop Fergus Patrick McEvay
(1908.04.13 – 1911.05.10)

In cruce salus

Born:1852.12.08 (Lindsay, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1882.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1899.08.06
Died:1911.05.10 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 58)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1899.05.27 – 1908.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1908.04.13 – 1911.05.10)

Archbishop Dennis O’Connor, C.S.B.
(1899.01.07 – 1908.04.13)

Sine labe concepta

Born:1841.03.28 (Pickering, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1863.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1890.10.19
Died:1911.06.30 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 70)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1890.07.18 – 1899.01.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1899.01.07 – 1908.04.13)

Titular Archbishop of Laodicea (1908.05.04 – 1911.06.30)

Archbishop John Walsh
(1889.07.25 – 1898.07.30)

Born:1830.05.24 (Mooncoin, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1854.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1867.11.10
Died:1898.07.30 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 68)

Bishop of Sandwich (Canada) (1867.06.04 – 1869.10.03)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1869.10.03 – 1889.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1889.07.25 – 1898.07.30)

Archbishop John Joseph Lynch, C.M.
(1870.03.18 – 1888.05.12)

Born:1816.02.06 (Clones, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1843.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1859.11.20
Died:1888.05.12 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 72)

Titular Bishop of Echinus (1859.08.26 – 1860.04.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1859.08.26 – 1860.04.26)

Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1860.04.26 – 1870.03.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1870.03.18 – 1888.05.12)

Bishops of Toronto (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Joseph Lynch, C.M. (later Archbishop)
(1860.04.26 – 1870.03.18)

(see above)

Bishop Armand-Françios-Marie de Charbonnel (later Archbishop)
(1850.03.15 – 1860.04.26)

In corde decus et honor

Born:1802.12.01 (Château du Flachat, France)
Ordained Priest:1825.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1850.05.26
Died:1891.03.25 (Crest, Drôme, France † 88)

Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1850.03.15 – 1860.04.26)

Titular Bishop of Sozopolis (1869.03.15 – 1880.12.16)

Titular Archbishop of Sozopolis (1880.12.16 – 1891.03.25)

Bishop Michael Power
(1841.12.17 – 1847.10.01)

Crux spes mea

Born:1804.10.17 (Halifax, NS, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1827.08.17
Consecrated Bishop:1842.05.08
Died:1847.10.01 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 42)

Bishop of Toronto (Canada) (1841.12.17 – 1847.10.01)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (267)

Hamilton (←), Peterborough (↗)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 13,000 km²

Population: 2,111,364 Catholics (31.6% of 6,687,634 total)

Pastoral Centres: 226 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 746 priests (362 diocesan, 384 religious), 147 deacons, 928 religious (489 brothers, 439 sisters), 40 seminarians

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