Diocese of

Kalisz

Poland Poland

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Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Kalisz / Calissien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Poznań

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 24

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.01.25 – ...):Bishop Damian Bryl (55)Bishop Damian Bryl (55)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.07.05 – ...):Bishop Łukasz Mirosław Buzun, O.S.P.P.E. (55)Bishop Łukasz Mirosław Buzun, O.S.P.P.E. (55)

Titular Bishop of Chusira

Ordinaries

Bishops of Kalisz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Damian Bryl (55)Bishop Damian Bryl (55)
(2021.01.25 – ...)

Bishop of Kalisz (Poland)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1969.02.10 (Jarocin, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1994.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.08

Priest of Poznań (Poland) (1994.05.25 – 2013.07.13)

Titular Bishop of Suliana (2013.07.13 – 2021.01.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań (Poland) (2013.07.13 – 2021.01.25)

Bishop of Kalisz (Poland) (2021.01.25 – ...)

Cardinal Grzegorz Ryś (60)Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś (60) (later Cardinal)
(Apostolic Administrator 2020.10.17 – 2021.01.25)

Cardinal Grzegorz Ryś (60)Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś (60) (later Cardinal)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2020.06.25 – 2020.10.17)

Bishop Edward Janiak
(2012.07.21 – 2020.10.17)

Oportet servire

Born:1952.08.14 (Malczyce, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1979.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1996.11.30
Died:2021.09.23 (Wrocław, Poland † 69)

Titular Bishop of Scilium (1996.10.26 – 2012.07.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Wrocław (Poland) (1996.10.26 – 2012.07.21)

Bishop of Kalisz (Poland) (2012.07.21 – 2020.10.17)

Bishop Stanisław Napierała (87)Bishop Stanisław Napierała (87)
(1992.03.25 – 2012.07.21)

Bishop emeritus of Kalisz (Poland)

Ut Vitam habeant

Born:1936.12.23 (Kalwy, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1961.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1980.10.05

Priest of Poznań (Poland) (1961.05.27 – 1980.08.25)

Titular Bishop of San Leone (1980.08.25 – 1992.03.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Poznań (Poland) (1980.08.25 – 1992.03.25)

Bishop of Kalisz (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2012.07.21)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Wrocław (↙), Poznań (↖), Gniezno (↑), Włocławek (↗), Łódź (→), Częstochowa (↘), Opole (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 10,800 km²

Population: 723,346 Catholics (99.5% of 726,800 total)

Pastoral Centres: 283 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 545 priests (467 diocesan, 78 religious), 441 religious (84 brothers, 357 sisters), 25 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.02.22

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