Diocese of

Lafayette in Indiana

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Lafayette in Indiana / Lafayette / Lafayetten(sis) in Indiana (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Indianapolis

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8), Saint ThΓ©odore GuΓ©rin (October 3)

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: 610 Lingle Ave., P.O. Box 260, Lafayette, IN 47902, USA

Phone: +1 (765) 742-0275

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.05.12 – ...):Bishop Timothy Lawrence Doherty (73)Bishop Timothy Lawrence Doherty (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lafayette in Indiana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Timothy Lawrence Doherty (73)Bishop Timothy Lawrence Doherty (73)
(2010.05.12 – ...)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA)

The Word of God is not chained

Born:1950.09.29 (Rockford, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2010.07.15

Priest of Rockford (USA) (1976.06.26 – 2010.05.12)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2007 – 2010.05.12)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (2010.05.12 – ...)

Bishop William Leo Higi (90)Bishop William Leo Higi (90)
(1984.04.07 – 2010.05.12)

Bishop emeritus of Lafayette in Indiana (USA)

Praised be Jesus Christ

Born:1933.08.29 (Anderson, IN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1959.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1984.06.06

Priest of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1959.05.30 – 1984.04.07)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1984.04.07 – 2010.05.12)

Bishop George Avis Fulcher
(1983.02.08 – 1984.01.25)

Born:1922.01.30 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.02.28
Consecrated Bishop:1976.07.18
Died:1984.01.25 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Morosbisdus (1976.05.24 – 1983.02.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1976.05.24 – 1983.02.08)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1983.02.08 – 1984.01.25)

Bishop Raymond Joseph Gallagher
(1965.06.21 – 1982.10.26)

Born:1912.11.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1965.08.11
Died:1991.03.07 († 78)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1965.06.21 – 1982.10.26)

Bishop John Joseph Carberry (later Cardinal)
(1957.11.20 – 1965.01.16)

Maria regina mater

Born:1904.07.31 (Brooklyn, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1929.07.28
Consecrated Bishop:1956.07.25
Created Cardinal:1969.04.28
Died:1998.06.17 (Kirkwood, MO, USA † 93)

Priest of Brooklyn (USA) (1929.07.28 – 1956.05.03)

Privy Chamberlain Supernumerary (1948.02.03 – 1954.05.07)

Domestic Prelate (1954.05.07 – 1956.05.03)

Titular Bishop of Elis (1956.05.03 – 1957.11.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1956.05.03 – 1957.11.20)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1957.11.20 – 1965.01.16)

Bishop of Columbus (USA) (1965.01.16 – 1968.02.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1968.02.17 – 1979.07.31)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi (1969.04.30 – 1998.06.17)

Vice-President of National Conference of Catholic Bishops (1974 – 1977)

Bishop John George Bennett
(1944.11.11 – 1957.11.20)

Born:1891.01.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1914.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1945.01.10
Died:1957.11.20 († 66)

Bishop of Lafayette in Indiana (USA) (1944.11.11 – 1957.11.20)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (62)

Peoria (↙), Joliet (β†–), Gary (↑), Fort Wayne–South Bend (β†—), Cincinnati (β†’), Indianapolis (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 25,465 kmΒ²

Population: 111,200 Catholics (8.6% of 1,292,100 total)

Pastoral Centres: 61 parishes

Personnel: 88 priests (84 diocesan, 4 religious), 23 deacons, 34 religious (4 brothers, 30 sisters), 14 seminarians

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