Diocese of

Chicoutimi

Canada Canada

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Chicoutimi / Chicoutimien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Québec

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Francis Xavier (December 3)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 17 (1972)

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History

Contact Info

Address: Évêché, C.P. 278, 602 rue Racine Est, Chicoutimi, QC G7H 1V1, Canada

Phone: +1 (418) 543-0783

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.11.18 – ...):Bishop René Guay (73)Bishop René Guay (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chicoutimi (Roman Rite)

Bishop René Guay (73)Bishop René Guay (73)
(2017.11.18 – ...)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada)

La bonne nouvelle aux pauvres

Born:1950.09.04 (Saint-Thomas-Didyme, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:2018.02.02

Priest of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1975.07.13 – 2017.11.18)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (2017.11.18 – ...)

Bishop André Rivest (82)Bishop André Rivest (82)
(2004.06.19 – 2017.11.18)

Bishop emeritus of Chicoutimi (Canada)

Messager d’espérance

Born:1942.04.28 (Repentigny, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1966.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:1995.08.15

Priest of Montréal (Canada) (1966.05.14 – 1995.06.27)

Titular Bishop of Thubursicum (1995.06.27 – 2004.06.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Montréal (Canada) (1995.06.27 – 2004.06.19)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (2004.06.19 – 2017.11.18)

Bishop Jean-Guy Couture
(1979.04.05 – 2004.06.19)

Charité, joie, paix

Born:1929.05.06 (Saint-Jean-Baptiste, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1953.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.15
Died:2022.01.02 (Saguenay, QC, Canada † 92)

Bishop of Hauterive (Canada) (1975.06.21 – 1979.04.05)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1979.04.05 – 2004.06.19)

Bishop Marius Paré
(1961.02.18 – 1979.04.05)

Ostendere divitias gratiæ

Born:1903.05.22 (Montmagny, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1927.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1956.05.01
Died:2002.02.16 († 98)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1956.02.07 – 1960.02.06)

Titular Bishop of Ægæ (1956.02.07 – 1961.02.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1960.02.06 – 1961.02.18)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1961.02.18 – 1979.04.05)

Bishop Joseph-Georges-Arthur Melançon
(1940.05.24 – 1961.02.11)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1886.04.07 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1909.09.12
Consecrated Bishop:1940.07.23
Died:1982.10.21 († 96)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1940.05.24 – 1961.02.11)

Titular Bishop of Esbus (1961.02.11 – 1970.11.22)

Bishop Charles-Antonelli Lamarche
(1928.08.17 – 1940.01.22)

In serviendo consumor

Born:1870.10.26 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1893.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1928.10.18
Died:1940.01.22 († 69)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1928.08.17 – 1940.01.22)

Bishop Michel-Thomas Labrecque
(1892.04.08 – 1927.11.11)

Impendam superimpendar

Born:1849.12.30 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1876.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1892.05.22
Died:1932.06.03 († 82)

Prefect Apostolic of Golfe Saint-Laurent (Canada) (1892 – 1903)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1892.04.08 – 1927.11.11)

Titular Bishop of Helenopolis (1927.11.11 – 1932.06.03)

Bishop Louis-Nazaire Bégin (later Cardinal)
(1888.10.01 – 1891.12.18)

In spiritu lenitatis

Born:1840.01.10 (La Pointe-Lévis, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1865.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1888.10.21
Created Cardinal:1914.05.25
Died:1925.07.19 (Québec, QC, Canada † 85)

Priest of Québec (Canada) (1865.06.10 – 1888.10.01)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1888.10.01 – 1891.12.18)

Titular Archbishop of Cyrene (1891.12.18 – 1898.04.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Québec (Canada) (1891.12.18 – 1898.04.12)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Québec (Canada) (1894.09.03 – 1898.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Québec (Canada) (1898.04.12 – 1925.07.19)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Vitale, Valeria, Gervasio e Protasio (1914.05.28 – 1925.07.19)

Bishop Dominique Racine
(1878.05.28 – 1888.01.28)

Radicavi in populo honorificato

Born:1828.01.24 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1853.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1878.08.04
Died:1888.01.28 († 60)

Bishop of Chicoutimi (Canada) (1878.05.28 – 1888.01.28)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (93)

Amos (←), Baie-Comeau (↗), Rimouski (→), Québec (↓), Trois-Rivières (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 91,150 km²

Population: 235,050 Catholics (83.3% of 282,330 total)

Pastoral Centres: 63 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 96 priests (80 diocesan, 16 religious), 40 deacons, 245 religious (24 brothers, 221 sisters), 2 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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Religious

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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