Diocese of

Jackson

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jackson / Iacksonien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mobile

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: 237 E. Amite St., P.O. Box 2248, Jackson, MS 39225-2248, USA

Phone: +1 (601) 969-1880

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.12.12 – ...):Bishop Joseph Richard Kopacz (73)Bishop Joseph Richard Kopacz (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jackson (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Richard Kopacz (73)Bishop Joseph Richard Kopacz (73)
(2013.12.12 – ...)

Bishop of Jackson (USA)

Fiat lux

Born:1950.09.16 (Dunmore, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1977.05.07
Consecrated Bishop:2014.02.06

Priest of Scranton (USA) (1977.05.07 – 2013.12.12)

Bishop of Jackson (USA) (2013.12.12 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Nunzio Latino
(2003.01.03 – 2013.12.12)

Ut unum sint

Born:1937.10.21 (New Orleans, LA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1963.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.07
Died:2021.05.28 (Jackson, MS, USA † 83)

Priest of Houma–Thibodaux (USA) (1963.05.25 – 2003.01.03)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1983.01.06 – 2003.01.03)

Bishop of Jackson (USA) (2003.01.03 – 2013.12.12)

Bishop William Russell Houck
(1984.04.11 – 2003.01.03)

Proclaim Jesus Christ is Lord

Born:1926.06.26 (Mobile, AL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1951.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27
Died:2016.03.09 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Alessano (1979.03.28 – 1984.04.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jackson (USA) (1979.03.28 – 1984.04.11)

Bishop of Jackson (USA) (1984.04.11 – 2003.01.03)

Bishop Joseph Bernard Brunini
(1977.03.01 – 1984.01.24)

God and neighbor

Born:1909.07.24 (Vicksburg, MS, USA)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.05
Consecrated Bishop:1957.01.29
Died:1996.01.07 (Convent, LA, USA † 86)

Priest of Natchez (1933.12.05 – 1956.11.28)

Titular Bishop of Axomis (1956.11.28 – 1967.12.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Natchez–Jackson (1956.11.28 – 1967.12.02)

Bishop of Natchez–Jackson (1967.12.02 – 1977.03.01)

Bishop of Jackson (USA) (1977.03.01 – 1984.01.24)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (90)

Baton Rouge (↙), Alexandria (←), Shreveport (←), Little Rock (↖), Memphis (↑), Birmingham (→), Mobile (↘), Biloxi (↓), New Orleans (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 97,495 km²

Population: 45,051 Catholics (1.9% of 2,403,500 total)

Pastoral Centres: 72 parishes, 3 missions

Personnel: 81 priests (60 diocesan, 21 religious), 14 deacons, 63 religious (25 brothers, 38 sisters), 8 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

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