Diocese of

Manchester

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Manchester / Manchesterien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Boston

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: April 15

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: 153 Ash St., P.O. Box 310, Manchester, NH 03105-0310, USA

Phone: +1 (603) 669-3100

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.09.19 – ...):Bishop Peter Anthony Libasci (72)Bishop Peter Anthony Libasci (72)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Manchester (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Anthony Libasci (72)Bishop Peter Anthony Libasci (72)
(2011.09.19 – ...)

Bishop of Manchester (USA)

Arise and walk

Born:1951.11.09 (Jackson Heights, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:2007.06.01

Priest of Rockville Centre (USA) (1978.04.01 – 2007.04.03)

Titular Bishop of Satafis (2007.04.03 – 2011.09.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre (USA) (2007.04.03 – 2011.09.19)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (2011.09.19 – ...)

Bishop John Brendan McCormack
(1998.07.21 – 2011.09.19)

In all things, Christ

Born:1935.08.12 (Winthrop, MA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1960.02.02
Consecrated Bishop:1995.12.27
Died:2021.09.21 (Manchester, NH, USA † 86)

Titular Bishop of Cerbali (1995.11.21 – 1998.07.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1995.11.21 – 1998.07.21)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1998.07.21 – 2011.09.19)

Bishop Leo Edward O’Neil
(1990.06.12 – 1997.11.30)

To love and serve

Born:1928.01.31 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.22
Died:1997.11.30 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Bencenna (1980.06.30 – 1989.10.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Springfield in Massachusetts (USA) (1980.06.30 – 1989.10.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1989.10.17 – 1990.06.12)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1990.06.12 – 1997.11.30)

Bishop Odore Joseph Gendron
(1974.12.12 – 1990.06.12)

Unity and charity

Born:1921.09.13 (Manchester, NH, USA)
Ordained Priest:1947.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.03
Died:2020.10.17 (Manchester, NH, USA † 99)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1974.12.12 – 1990.06.12)

Bishop Ernest John Primeau
(1959.11.27 – 1974.01.30)

Truth unity and peace

Born:1909.09.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1934.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1960.02.25
Died:1989.06.15 († 79)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1959.11.27 – 1974.01.30)

Bishop Matthew Francis Brady
(1944.11.11 – 1959.09.21)

Regnet Christus

Born:1893.01.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1916.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1938.10.26
Died:1959.09.21 († 66)

Bishop of Burlington (USA) (1938.07.30 – 1944.11.11)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1944.11.11 – 1959.09.21)

Bishop John Bertram Peterson
(1932.05.13 – 1944.03.15)

Christus petra mea

Born:1871.07.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1899.09.15
Consecrated Bishop:1927.11.10
Died:1944.03.15 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Hippos (1927.10.07 – 1932.05.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1927.10.07 – 1932.05.13)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1932.05.13 – 1944.03.15)

Bishop George Albert Guertin
(1906.12.16 – 1931.08.06)

Iter para tutum

Born:1869.02.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1892.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1907.03.19
Died:1931.08.06 († 62)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1906.12.16 – 1931.08.06)

Bishop John Bernard Delaney
(1904.04.18 – 1906.06.11)

Cor Jesu spes mea

Born:1864.08.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1891.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1904.09.08
Died:1906.06.11 († 41)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1904.04.18 – 1906.06.11)

Bishop Denis William Mary Bradley
(1884.04.18 – 1903.12.13)

Ite ad Joseph

Born:1846.02.25 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1871.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1884.06.11
Died:1903.12.13 († 57)

Bishop of Manchester (USA) (1884.04.18 – 1903.12.13)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (133)

Worcester (↙), Springfield in Massachusetts (↙), Burlington (←), Sherbrooke (β†–), Portland in Maine (β†’), Boston (β†˜)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 24,097 kmΒ²

Population: 336,350 Catholics (24.4% of 1,377,529 total)

Pastoral Centres: 88 parishes

Personnel: 161 priests (128 diocesan, 33 religious), 66 deacons, 287 religious (49 brothers, 238 sisters), 11 seminarians

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