Diocese of

Little Rock

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Little Rock / Petriculan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Oklahoma City

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Website:

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 30

Liturgical Calendar πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: 2500 N. Tyler St., P.O. Box 7565, Little Rock, AR 72217-7565, USA

Phone: +1 (501) 664-0340

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.04.10 – ...):Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (70)Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Little Rock (Roman Rite)

Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (70)Bishop Anthony Basil Taylor (70)
(2008.04.10 – ...)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA)

The humble shall inherit the earth

Born:1954.04.24 (Fort Worth, TX, USA)
Ordained Priest:1980.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:2008.06.05

Priest of Oklahoma City (USA) (1980.08.02 – 2008.04.10)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (2008.04.10 – ...)

Archbishop James Peter Sartain (71)Bishop James Peter Sartain (71) (later Archbishop)
(2000.01.04 – 2006.05.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seattle (USA)

Of you my heart has spoken

Born:1952.06.06 (Memphis, TN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.06

Priest of Memphis (USA) (1978.07.15 – 2000.01.04)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (2000.01.04 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (2006.05.16 – 2010.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2010.09.16 – 2019.09.03)

Bishop Andrew Joseph McDonald
(1972.07.04 – 2000.01.04)

Ave crux

Born:1923.10.24 (Savannah, GA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1948.05.08
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.05
Died:2014.04.01 (Palatine, IL, USA † 90)

Priest of Savannah (USA) (1948.05.08 – 1972.07.04)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1972.07.04 – 2000.01.04)

Bishop Albert Lewis Fletcher
(1946.12.07 – 1972.07.04)

Pax Christi

Born:1896.10.28 (Little Rock, AR, USA)
Ordained Priest:1920.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1940.04.25
Died:1979.12.06 (Little Rock, AR, USA † 83)

Priest of Little Rock (USA) (1920.06.04 – 1939.12.11)

Titular Bishop of Samos (1939.12.11 – 1946.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1939.12.11 – 1946.12.07)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1946.12.07 – 1972.07.04)

Bishop John Baptist Morris
(1907.02.21 – 1946.10.22)

Vias tuas Domine

Born:1866.06.29 (Hendersonville, TN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1892.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1906.06.11
Died:1946.10.22 (Little Rock, AR, USA † 80)

Priest of Nashville (USA) (1892.06.11 – 1906.04.18)

Titular Bishop of Acmonia (1906.04.18 – 1907.02.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1906.04.18 – 1907.02.21)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1907.02.21 – 1946.10.22)

Bishop Edward Fitzgerald
(1866.04.24 – 1907.02.21)

Born:1833.10.28 (Limerick, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1857.08.22
Consecrated Bishop:1867.02.03
Died:1907.02.21 (Hot Springs, AR, USA † 73)

Priest of Cincinnati (USA) (1857.08.22 – 1866.04.24)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1866.04.24 – 1907.02.21)

Bishop Andrew Byrne
(1843.11.28 – 1862.06.10)

Born:1802.12.05 (Navan, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1827.11.11
Consecrated Bishop:1844.03.10
Died:1862.06.10 (Helena, AR, USA † 59)

Priest of Charleston (USA) (1827.11.11 – 1843.11.28)

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (1843.11.28 – 1862.06.10)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (130)

Tyler (↙), Tulsa (←), Springfield–Cape Girardeau (↑), Memphis (β†’), Jackson (β†˜), Shreveport (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 137,733 kmΒ²

Population: 166,293 Catholics (5.5% of 3,045,637 total)

Pastoral Centres: 91 parishes, 39 missions

Personnel: 130 priests (101 diocesan, 29 religious), 87 deacons, 169 religious (54 brothers, 115 sisters), 26 seminarians

Population

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