Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Glasgow

Scotland Scotland

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Glasgow / Glasguen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Motherwell, Paisley

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Kentigern (January 13)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 28

Liturgical Calendar πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: Curial offices, 196 Clyde Street, Glasgow G1 4JY, Scotland

Phone: (0141)226.5898

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2022.02.04 – ...):Archbishop William Nolan (70)Archbishop William Nolan (70)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Glasgow (Roman Rite)

Archbishop William Nolan (70)Archbishop William Nolan (70)
(2022.02.04 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland)

Sibilus auræ tenuis

Born:1954.01.26 (Motherwell, Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1977.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2015.02.14

Priest of Motherwell (Scotland) (1977.06.30 – 2014.11.22)

Bishop of Galloway (Scotland) (2014.11.22 – 2022.02.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (2022.02.04 – ...)

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia
(2012.07.24 – 2021.01.13)

Da robur fer auxilium

Born:1951.01.11 (Glasgow, Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2005.11.20
Died:2021.01.13 (Glasgow, Scotland † 70)

Priest of Glasgow (Scotland) (1975.06.30 – 2005.09.13)

Bishop of Paisley (Scotland) (2005.09.13 – 2012.07.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (2012.07.24 – 2021.01.13)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (2012.11.05 – 2018.11.07)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (Scotland) (2013.02.27 – 2013.07.24)

Died of COVID-19.

Archbishop Mario Joseph Conti
(2002.01.15 – 2012.07.24)

Sincero corde servire

Born:1934.03.20 (Elgin, Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1958.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.03
Died:2022.11.08 (Glasgow, Scotland † 88)

Bishop of Aberdeen (Scotland) (1977.02.28 – 2002.01.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (2002.01.15 – 2012.07.24)

Apostolic Administrator of Paisley (Scotland) (2004.10.07 – 2005.09.13)

Cardinal Thomas Joseph Winning
(1974.04.23 – 2001.06.17)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1925.06.03 (Wishaw, Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1948.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1971.11.30
Created Cardinal:1994.11.26
Died:2001.06.17 (Glasgow, Scotland † 76)

Priest of Motherwell (Scotland) (1948.12.18 – 1971.10.22)

Titular Bishop of Louth (1971.10.22 – 1974.04.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1971.10.22 – 1974.04.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1974.04.23 – 2001.06.17)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (1985 – 2001)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Andrea delle Fratte (1994.11.26 – 2001.06.17)

Archbishop James Donald Scanlan
(1964.01.29 – 1974.04.23)

Born:1899.01.24 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1929.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1946.06.20
Died:1976.03.25 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Cyme (1946.04.27 – 1949.05.31)

Coadjutor Bishop of Dunkeld (Scotland) (1946.04.27 – 1949.05.31)

Bishop of Dunkeld (Scotland) (1949.05.31 – 1955.05.23)

Bishop of Motherwell (Scotland) (1955.05.23 – 1964.01.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1964.01.29 – 1974.04.23)

Archbishop Donald Alphonsus Campbell
(1945.01.06 – 1963.07.22)

In timore Deo deservire

Born:1894.12.08 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1920.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1939.12.14
Died:1963.07.22 († 68)

Bishop of Argyll and The Isles (Scotland) (1939.10.05 – 1945.01.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1945.01.06 – 1963.07.22)

President of Bishops’ Conference of Scotland (1959 – 1963)

Archbishops of Glasgow (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Donald Mackintosh
(1922.02.24 – 1943.12.08)

Born:1877.10.10 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1900.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1922.05.21
Died:1943.12.08 († 66)

Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1922.02.24 – 1943.12.08)

Archbishop John Aloysius Maguire
(1902.08.04 – 1920.10.14)

Born:1851.09.08 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1875.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1894.06.11
Died:1920.10.14 († 69)

Titular Bishop of TrocmadΓ¦ (1894.04.06 – 1902.08.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1894.04.06 – 1902.08.04)

Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1902.08.04 – 1920.10.14)

Archbishop Charles Petre Eyre
(1878.03.15 – 1902.03.27)

Neminem metue innocens

Born:1817.11.07 (England)
Ordained Priest:1842.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1869.01.31
Died:1902.03.27 († 84)

Titular Archbishop of Anazarbus (1868.12.03 – 1878.03.15)

Apostolic Administrator of Glasgow (Scotland) (1869.04.16 – 1878.03.15)

Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1878.03.15 – 1902.03.27)

Vicars Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Charles Petre Eyre
(Apostolic Administrator 1869.04.16 – 1878.03.15)

Bishop John Gray
(1865.12.15 – 1869.03.04)

Born:1817.06.16 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1841.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1862.10.19
Died:1872.01.14 († 54)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1862.05.06 – 1865.12.15)

Titular Bishop of Hypsus (1862.05.06 – 1872.01.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1865.12.15 – 1869.03.04)

Bishop John Murdoch
(1845.10.15 – 1865.12.15)

Born:1796 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1821.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1833.10.20
Died:1865.12.15 († 68)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1833.06.04 – 1845.10.15)

Titular Bishop of Castabala (1833.06.04 – 1865.12.15)

Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1845.10.15 – 1865.12.15)

Bishop Andrew Scott
(1832.09.20 – 1845.10.15)

Born:1772.02.15 (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1795.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1828.09.21
Died:1846.12.04 († 74)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1827.02.13 – 1832.09.20)

Titular Bishop of ErythrΓ¦ (1827.02.13 – 1846.12.04)

Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1832.09.20 – 1845.10.15)

Bishop Ranald MacDonald
(1827.02.13 – 1832.09.20)

Born:1756 (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1820.02.25
Died:1832.09.20 († 75)

Vicar Apostolic of Highland District of Scotland (Scotland) (1819.08.27 – 1827.02.13)

Titular Bishop of Arindela (1819.08.27 – 1832.09.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Western District of Scotland (Scotland) (1827.02.13 – 1832.09.20)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Glasgow (Roman Rite)

Archbishop James Beaton II
(1551.09.04 – 1570)

Born: (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1552
Consecrated Bishop:1552.08.28
Died:1603.04.24

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1551.09.04 – 1570)

Archbishop Alexander Gordon
(1550.03.05 – 1551.09.04)

Born: (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1550
Died:1575.11.11

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1550.03.05 – 1551.09.04)

Titular Archbishop of AthenΓ¦ (Greece) (1551.09.04 – 1575.11.11)

Bishop of Sodor (Scotland) (1554 – 1559)

Bishop of Whithorn (Scotland) (1559 – 1575.11.11)

Archbishop Gavin Dunbar
(1524.07.08 – 1547.04.30)

Born:1490 (Scotland)
Died:1547.04.30 († 56)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1524.07.08 – 1547.04.30)

Archbishop James Beaton
(1508 – 1522)

Born:1473 (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1509.04.15
Died:1539 († 66)

Bishop of Whithorn (Scotland) (1508 – 1508)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1508 – 1522)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Andrews (Scotland) (1522 – 1539)

Archbishop Robert Blackadder
(1492.01.09 – 1508.07.28)

Born: (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1483.05
Died:1508.07.28

Bishop of Aberdeen (Scotland) (1480 – 1483.03.19)

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1483.03.19 – 1492.01.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1492.01.09 – 1508.07.28)

Bishops of Glasgow (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Blackadder (later Archbishop)
(1483.03.19 – 1492.01.09)

(see above)

Bishop John Laing
(1474 – 1483.01.11)

Born: (Scotland)
Died:1483.01.11

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1474 – 1483.01.11)

Bishop Andrew de Durisdeer
(1455.05.07 – 1473.11.20)

Born: (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:1456?
Consecrated Bishop:1456
Died:1473.11.20

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1455.05.07 – 1473.11.20)

Bishop William Turnbull
(1447 – 1454)

Born: (Scotland)
Died:1454

Bishop of Dunkeld (Scotland) (1447 – 1447)

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1447 – 1454)

Bishop James Bruce
(1447 – 1447)

Born: (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1442.02.04
Died:1447

Bishop of Dunkeld (Scotland) (1441 – 1447)

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1447 – 1447)

Bishop John Cameron
(1426.04.22 – 1446.12.24)

Born: (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1427
Died:1446.12.24

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1426.04.22 – 1446.12.24)

Bishop William de Lauder
(1408.07.09 – 1425.06.14)

Born:1380 (Scotland)
Died:1425.06.14 († 44)

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1408.07.09 – 1425.06.14)

Bishop Matthew de Glendonwyn
(1387 – 1408.05.10)

Born: (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1388
Died:1408.05.10

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1387 – 1408.05.10)

Pseudocardinal Walter Wardlaw
(1367.04.14 – 1387.12.23)

Born:1317? (Scotland)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1367?
Created Cardinal:1383.12.23
Died:1387.12.23 († 69)

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) ([1367] 1367.04.14 – 1387.12.23)

Bishop William Rae
(1339.02.11 – 1367.01.27)

Born: (Scotland)
Died:1367.01.27

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) ([1338] 1339.02.11 – 1367.01.27)

Bishop-elect John Wishart
(1336 – 1337)

Born: (Scotland)
Consecrated Bishop:1337.02
Died:1338

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (1336 – 1337)

Saint Bishop Mungo (Kentigern)
(? – 614.01.13)

Born:518 (Culross, Scotland)
Died:614.01.13 (Glasgow, Scotland † 95)

Bishop of Glasgow (Scotland) (? – 614.01.13)

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Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (90)

Argyll and The Isles (β†–), Dunkeld (↑), Saint Andrews and Edinburgh (β†’), Motherwell (β†˜), Paisley (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 825 kmΒ²

Population: 223,270 Catholics (26.7% of 837,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 88 parishes

Personnel: 151 priests (111 diocesan, 40 religious), 18 deacons, 177 religious (52 brothers, 125 sisters), 4 seminarians

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