Diocese of

Houma–Thibodaux

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Houma–Thibodaux / Humen(sis)–Thiboden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: New Orleans

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Francis de Sales (January 24), Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 5, June 5

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: 2779 Highway 311, P.O. Box 505, Schriever, LA 70395, USA

Phone: +1 (985) 868-7720

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Houma–Thibodaux (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-Rodríguez
(2023.02.01 – 2024.01.19)

Sacerdos in æternum

Born:1960.10.31 (Bogotá, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1985.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:2015.04.20
Died:2024.01.19 (Houma, LA, USA † 63)

Priest of Bogotá (Colombia) (1985.11.23 – 1999)

Priest of Washington (USA) (1999 – 2015.03.20)

Titular Bishop of Kearney (2015.03.20 – 2023.02.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (2015.03.20 – 2023.02.01)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (2023.02.01 – 2024.01.19)

Archbishop Shelton Joseph Fabre (60)Bishop Shelton Joseph Fabre (60) (later Archbishop)
(2013.09.23 – 2022.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA)

Comfort my people

Born:1963.10.25 (New Roads, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.08.05
Consecrated Bishop:2007.02.28

Priest of Baton Rouge (USA) (1989.08.05 – 2006.12.13)

Titular Bishop of Pudentiana (2006.12.13 – 2013.09.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of New Orleans (USA) (2006.12.13 – 2013.09.23)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (2013.09.23 – 2022.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Louisville (USA) (2022.02.08 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Knoxville (USA) (2023.06.27 – 2024.05.07)

Bishop Sam Gallip Jacobs (86)Bishop Sam Gallip Jacobs (86)
(2003.08.01 – 2013.09.23)

Bishop emeritus of Houma–Thibodaux (USA)

Jesus is Lord

Born:1938.03.04 (Greenwood, MS, USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1989.08.24

Priest of Lafayette in Louisiana (USA) (1964.06.06 – 1980.01.29)

Priest of Lake Charles (USA) (1980.01.29 – 1989.07.01)

Bishop of Alexandria (USA) (1989.07.01 – 2003.08.01)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (2003.08.01 – 2013.09.23)

Bishop Charles Michael Jarrell (84)Bishop Charles Michael Jarrell (84)
(1992.12.29 – 2002.11.08)

Bishop emeritus of Lafayette in Louisiana (USA)

In all things charity

Born:1940.05.15 (Opelousas, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1967.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1993.03.04

Priest of Lafayette in Louisiana (USA) (1967.06.03 – 1992.12.29)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (1992.12.29 – 2002.11.08)

Bishop of Lafayette in Louisiana (USA) (2002.11.08 – 2016.02.17)

Bishop Warren Louis Boudreaux
(1977.03.02 – 1992.12.29)

Born:1918.01.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1942.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1962.07.25
Died:1997.10.06 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Calynda (1962.05.19 – 1971.06.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lafayette in Louisiana (USA) (1962.05.19 – 1971.06.04)

Bishop of Beaumont (USA) (1971.06.04 – 1977.03.02)

Bishop of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (1977.03.02 – 1992.12.29)

Special Churches

Churches by City (40)

Lafayette in Louisiana (↖), Baton Rouge (↑), New Orleans (↗)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 9,065 km²

Population: 114,600 Catholics (44.4% of 258,300 total)

Pastoral Centres: 39 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 75 priests (diocesan), 32 deacons, 21 religious (4 brothers, 17 sisters), 9 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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