Diocese of

Kalamazoo

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kalamazoo / Kalamazuen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Detroit

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: 215 N. Westnedge Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3760, USA

Phone: +1 (269) 349-8714

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.05.23 – ...):Bishop Edward Mark Lohse (62)Bishop Edward Mark Lohse (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kalamazoo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edward Mark Lohse (62)Bishop Edward Mark Lohse (62)
(2023.05.23 – ...)

Bishop of Kalamazoo (USA)

Illum oportet crescere

Born:1961.11.23 (Erie, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1989.04.21
Consecrated Bishop:2023.07.25

Priest of Erie (USA) (1989.04.21 – 2023.05.23)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2015.12.01 – 2023.05.23)

Bishop of Kalamazoo (USA) (2023.05.23 – ...)

Bishop Paul Joseph Bradley (78)Bishop Paul Joseph Bradley (78)
(2009.04.06 – 2023.05.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Steubenville (USA)
Bishop emeritus of Kalamazoo (USA)

Waiting in joyful hope

Born:1945.10.18 (McKeesport, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1971.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:2005.02.02

Priest of Pittsburgh (USA) (1971.05.01 – 2004.12.16)

Titular Bishop of Afufenia (2004.12.16 – 2009.04.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh (USA) (2004.12.16 – 2009.04.06)

Bishop of Kalamazoo (USA) (2009.04.06 – 2023.05.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Steubenville (USA) (2023.09.28 – ...)

Bishop James Albert Murray
(1997.11.18 – 2009.04.06)

Rejoice in the Lord always

Born:1932.07.05 (Jackson, MI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.27
Died:2020.06.05 (Kalamazoo, MI, USA † 87)

Bishop of Kalamazoo (USA) (1997.11.18 – 2009.04.06)

Bishop Alfred John Markiewicz
(1994.11.22 – 1997.01.09)

An instrument of your peace

Born:1928.05.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1953.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1986.09.17
Died:1997.01.09 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Afufenia (1986.07.01 – 1994.11.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre (USA) (1986.07.01 – 1994.11.22)

Bishop of Kalamazoo (USA) (1994.11.22 – 1997.01.09)

Bishop Paul Vincent Donovan
(1971.06.15 – 1994.11.22)

To serve rather than be served

Born:1924.09.01 (Bernard, IA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1950.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:1971.07.21
Died:2011.04.27 († 86)

Bishop of Kalamazoo (USA) (1971.06.15 – 1994.11.22)

Special Churches

Churches by City (62)

Gary (↙), Grand Rapids (↑), Lansing (β†’), Fort Wayne–South Bend (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 13,817 kmΒ²

Population: 69,753 Catholics (7.2% of 967,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 46 parishes

Personnel: 66 priests (58 diocesan, 8 religious), 47 deacons, 133 religious (9 brothers, 124 sisters), 5 seminarians

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