Diocese of

London

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: London (English) / Londonen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Toronto

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8), Saint Patrick (March 17)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 28 (1885)

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History

Contact Info

Address: 1070 Waterloo Street, London, ON N6A 3Y2, Canada

Phone: +1 (519) 433-0658

Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.04.27 – ...):Bishop Ronald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B. (73)Bishop Ronald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of London (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ronald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B. (73)Bishop Ronald Peter Fabbro, C.S.B. (73)
(2002.04.27 – ...)

Bishop of London (Canada)

Secundum verbum tuum doce me

Born:1950.11.06 (Sudbury, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1980.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.15

Superior General of Congregation of Saint Basil (Basilians) (1997 – 2002.04.27)

Bishop of London (Canada) (2002.04.27 – ...)

Bishop John Michael Sherlock
(1978.07.07 – 2002.04.27)

Omnia et in omnibus Christus

Born:1926.01.20 (Regina, SK, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1950.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1974.08.28
Died:2019.08.12 (London, ON, Canada † 93)

Titular Bishop of Macriana in Mauretania (1974.06.25 – 1978.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of London (Canada) (1974.06.25 – 1978.07.07)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1978.07.07 – 2002.04.27)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1983 – 1985)

Bishop Gerald Emmett Carter (later Cardinal)
(1964.02.17 – 1978.04.27)

Pax et lux

Born:1912.03.01 (Montréal, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1937.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1962.02.02
Created Cardinal:1979.06.30
Died:2003.04.06 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 91)

Priest of Montréal (Canada) (1937.05.22 – 1961.12.01)

Titular Bishop of Altiburus (1961.12.01 – 1964.02.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of London (Canada) (1961.12.01 – 1964.02.17)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1964.02.17 – 1978.04.27)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (1975 – 1977)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1978.04.27 – 1990.03.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria in Traspontina (1979.06.30 – 2003.04.06)

Bishop John Christopher Cody
(1950.06.02 – 1963.12.05)

Victoria per Mariam

Born:1899.12.16 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1923.05.26
Consecrated Bishop:1937.02.25
Died:1963.12.05 († 63)

Bishop of Victoria (Canada) (1936.12.09 – 1946.04.06)

Titular Bishop of Elatea (1946.04.06 – 1950.06.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of London (Canada) (1946.04.06 – 1950.06.02)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1950.06.02 – 1963.12.05)

Bishop John Thomas Kidd
(1931.07.03 – 1950.06.02)

Deus caritas est

Born:1868.08.28 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1902.02.16
Consecrated Bishop:1925.05.06
Died:1950.06.02 († 81)

Bishop of Calgary (Canada) (1925.02.06 – 1931.07.03)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1931.07.03 – 1950.06.02)

Bishop Michael Francis Fallon, O.M.I.
(1909.12.14 – 1931.02.22)

Justitia et pax

Born:1867.05.17 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1894.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1910.04.25
Died:1931.02.22 († 63)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1909.12.14 – 1931.02.22)

Bishop Fergus Patrick McEvay (later Archbishop)
(1899.05.27 – 1908.04.13)

In cruce salus

Born:1852.12.08 (Lindsay, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1882.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1899.08.06
Died:1911.05.10 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 58)

Priest of Kingston (Canada) (1882.07.09 – 1899.05.27)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1899.05.27 – 1908.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1908.04.13 – 1911.05.10)

Bishop Dennis O’Connor, C.S.B. (later Archbishop)
(1890.07.18 – 1899.01.07)

Sine labe concepta

Born:1841.03.28 (Pickering, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1863.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1890.10.19
Died:1911.06.30 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 70)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1890.07.18 – 1899.01.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1899.01.07 – 1908.04.13)

Titular Archbishop of Laodicea (1908.05.04 – 1911.06.30)

Bishop John Walsh (later Archbishop)
(1869.10.03 – 1889.07.25)

Born:1830.05.24 (Mooncoin, Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1854.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1867.11.10
Died:1898.07.30 (Toronto, ON, Canada † 68)

Priest of Toronto (Canada) (1854.11.01 – 1867.06.04)

Bishop of Sandwich (Canada) (1867.06.04 – 1869.10.03)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1869.10.03 – 1889.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto (Canada) (1889.07.25 – 1898.07.30)

Bishops of Sandwich (Roman Rite)

Bishop John Walsh (later Archbishop)
(1867.06.04 – 1869.10.03)

(see above)

Bishop Pierre-Adophe Pinsoneault
(1859.02.02 – 1866.10.04)

In verbo tuo laxabo rete

Born:1815.11.23 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1840.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1856.05.18
Died:1883.01.30 († 67)

Bishop of London (Canada) (1856.02.29 – 1859.02.02)

Bishop of Sandwich (Canada) (1859.02.02 – 1866.10.04)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1868.12.04 – 1883.01.30)

Bishops of London (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pierre-Adophe Pinsoneault
(1856.02.29 – 1859.02.02)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (133)

Detroit (←), Hamilton (↗), Saint Catharines (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 21,349 km²

Population: 893,042 Catholics (38.3% of 2,334,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 104 parishes

Personnel: 184 priests (132 diocesan, 52 religious), 79 deacons, 530 religious (57 brothers, 473 sisters), 7 seminarians

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