Diocese of

Columbus

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Columbus / Columben(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cincinnati

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Contact Info

Address: 198 East BRd. St., Columbus, OH 43215, USA

Phone: +1 (614) 224-2251

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.04.02 – ...):Bishop Earl Kenneth Fernandes (51)Bishop Earl Kenneth Fernandes (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Columbus (Roman Rite)

Bishop Earl Kenneth Fernandes (51)Bishop Earl Kenneth Fernandes (51)
(2022.04.02 – ...)

Bishop of Columbus (USA)

Veni per Mariam

Born:1972.09.21 (Toledo, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:2002.05.18
Consecrated Bishop:2022.05.31

Priest of Cincinnati (USA) (2002.05.18 – 2022.04.02)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (2022.04.02 – ...)

Bishop Robert John Brennan (61)Bishop Robert John Brennan (61)
(2019.01.31 – 2021.09.29)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA)

Thy will be done

Born:1962.06.07 (The Bronx, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:2012.07.25

Priest of Rockville Centre (USA) (1989.05.27 – 2012.06.08)

Titular Bishop of Erdonia (2012.06.08 – 2019.01.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre (USA) (2012.06.08 – 2019.01.31)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (2019.01.31 – 2021.09.29)

Bishop of Brooklyn (USA) (2021.09.29 – ...)

Bishop Frederick Francis Campbell (80)Bishop Frederick Francis Campbell (80)
(2004.10.14 – 2019.01.31)

Bishop emeritus of Columbus (USA)

(no coat-of-arms or motto)

Born:1943.08.05 (Elmira, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.14

Priest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (1980.05.31 – 1999.03.02)

Titular Bishop of Afufenia (1999.03.02 – 2004.10.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (1999.03.02 – 2004.10.14)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (2004.10.14 – 2019.01.31)

Bishop James Anthony Griffin (89)Bishop James Anthony Griffin (89)
(1983.02.08 – 2004.10.14)

Bishop emeritus of Columbus (USA)

Radicati in ipso

Born:1934.06.13 (Fairview Park, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1960.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1979.08.01

Priest of Cleveland (USA) (1960.05.28 – 1979.06.30)

Titular Bishop of HΓ³lar (1979.06.30 – 1983.02.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1979.06.30 – 1983.02.08)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1983.02.08 – 2004.10.14)

Bishop Edward John Herrmann
(1973.06.22 – 1982.09.18)

That all may be one

Born:1913.11.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1947.06.12
Consecrated Bishop:1966.04.26
Died:1999.12.22 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Lamzella (1966.03.04 – 1973.06.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (1966.03.04 – 1973.06.22)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1973.06.22 – 1982.09.18)

Bishop Clarence Edward Elwell
(1968.05.29 – 1973.02.16)

Diligamus invicem

Born:1904.02.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1929.03.17
Consecrated Bishop:1962.12.21
Died:1973.02.16 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Cone (1962.11.05 – 1968.05.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1962.11.05 – 1968.05.29)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1968.05.29 – 1973.02.16)

Bishop John Joseph Carberry (later Cardinal)
(1965.01.16 – 1968.02.17)

Maria regina mater

Born:1904.07.31 (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1956.07.25
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1998.06.17 (Kirkwood, MO, USA † 93)

Priest of Brooklyn (USA) (1929.07.28 – 1956.05.03)

Privy Chamberlain Supernumerary (1948.02.03 – 1954.05.07)

Domestic Prelate (1954.05.07 – 1956.05.03)

Titular Bishop of Elis (1956.05.03 – 1957.11.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1956.05.03 – 1957.11.20)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1957.11.20 – 1965.01.16)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1965.01.16 – 1968.02.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1968.02.17 – 1979.07.31)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi (1969.04.30 – 1998.06.17)

Vice-President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1974 – 1977)

Bishop Clarence George Issenmann
(1957.12.05 – 1964.10.07)

Born:1907.05.30 (Hamilton, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1932.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1954.05.25
Died:1982.07.27 (Cleveland, OH, USA † 75)

Priest of Cincinnati (USA) (1932.06.29 – 1954.03.24)

Titular Bishop of Phytea (1954.03.24 – 1957.12.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1954.03.24 – 1957.12.05)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1957.12.05 – 1964.10.07)

Titular Bishop of Filaca (1964.10.07 – 1966.09.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1964.10.07 – 1966.09.22)

Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1966.09.22 – 1974.06.05)

Bishop Michael Joseph Ready
(1944.11.11 – 1957.05.02)

Born:1893.04.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1918.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1944.12.14
Died:1957.05.02 († 64)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1944.11.11 – 1957.05.02)

Bishop James Joseph Hartley
(1903.12.10 – 1944.01.12)

Born:1853.06.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1882.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1904.02.25
Died:1944.01.12 († 90)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1903.12.10 – 1944.01.12)

Bishop Henry Moeller (later Archbishop)
(1900.04.06 – 1903.04.27)

Born:1849.12.11 (Cincinnati, OH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1876.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1900.08.25
Died:1925.01.05 (Cincinnati, OH, USA † 75)

Priest of Cincinnati (USA) (1876.06.10 – 1900.04.06)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1900.04.06 – 1903.04.27)

Titular Archbishop of Areopolis (1903.04.27 – 1904.10.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Cincinnati (USA) (1903.04.27 – 1904.10.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cincinnati (USA) (1904.10.31 – 1925.01.05)

Bishop John Ambrose Watterson
(1880.03.14 – 1899.04.17)

Born:1844.05.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1868.08.09
Consecrated Bishop:1880.08.08
Died:1899.04.17 († 54)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1880.03.14 – 1899.04.17)

Fr. Nicholas Aloysius Gallagher (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1878.10.08 – 1880.03.14)

Bishop Sylvester Horton Rosecrans
(1868.03.03 – 1878.10.21)

Born:1827.02.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1852.06.05
Consecrated Bishop:1862.03.25
Died:1878.10.21 († 51)

Titular Bishop of Pompeiopolis (1861.12.23 – 1868.03.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cincinnati (USA) (1861.12.23 – 1868.03.03)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1868.03.03 – 1878.10.21)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (113)

Lexington (↙), Covington (↙), Cincinnati (←), Toledo (β†–), Cleveland (↑), Youngstown (β†—), Steubenville (β†’)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 29,293 kmΒ²

Population: 344,881 Catholics (12.3% of 2,794,439 total)

Pastoral Centres: 103 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 168 priests (126 diocesan, 42 religious), 117 deacons, 270 religious (44 brothers, 226 sisters), 25 seminarians

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