Diocese of

Oakland

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Oakland / Quercopolitan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Francisco

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady, Queen of the World (August 22), Saint Francis de Sales (January 24)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 25 (2008)

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: 2121 Harrison St., Suite 100, Oakland, CA 94612-3788, USA

Phone: +1 (510) 893-4711

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.03 – ...):Bishop Michael Charles Barber, S.J. (69)Bishop Michael Charles Barber, S.J. (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oakland (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Charles Barber, S.J. (69)Bishop Michael Charles Barber, S.J. (69)
(2013.05.03 – ...)

Bishop of Oakland (USA)

Deus misericordiarum pater

Born:1954.07.13 (Salt Lake City, UT, USA)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.08
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.25

Bishop of Oakland (USA) (2013.05.03 – ...)

Archbishop Alexander Joseph Brunett
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.10.04 – 2013.05.03)

Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone (67)Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone (67)
(Apostolic Administrator 2012.07.27 – 2012.10.04)

Archbishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone (67)Bishop Salvatore Joseph Cordileone (67) (later Archbishop)
(2009.03.23 – 2012.07.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Francisco (USA)

In verbo tuo

Born:1956.06.05 (San Diego, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.08.21

Priest of San Diego (USA) (1982.07.09 – 2002.07.05)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1999.06.05 – 2002.07.05)

Titular Bishop of Natchez (2002.07.05 – 2009.03.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Diego (USA) (2002.07.05 – 2009.03.23)

Bishop of Oakland (USA) (2009.03.23 – 2012.07.27)

Apostolic Administrator of Oakland (USA) (2012.07.27 – 2012.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Francisco (USA) (2012.07.27 – ...)

Archbishop Allen Henry Vigneron (75)Bishop Allen Henry Vigneron (75) (later Archbishop)
(2003.10.01 – 2009.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA)
Ecclesiastical Superior of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands)

Aspicientes in Jesum

Born:1948.10.21 (Mount Clemens, MI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1996.07.09

Priest of Detroit (USA) (1975.07.26 – 1996.06.12)

Titular Bishop of Sault Sainte Marie in Michigan (1996.06.12 – 2003.01.10)

Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1996.06.12 – 2003.01.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Oakland (USA) (2003.01.10 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop of Oakland (USA) (2003.10.01 – 2009.01.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Detroit (USA) (2009.01.05 – ...)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Cayman Islands (Cayman Islands) (2009.01.05 – ...)

Vice-President of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (2019.11.12 – 2022.11.15)

Bishop John Stephen Cummins (95)Bishop John Stephen Cummins (95)
(1977.05.03 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop emeritus of Oakland (USA)

Through Christ our Lord

Born:1928.03.03 (Oakland, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1953.01.24
Consecrated Bishop:1974.05.16

Priest of San Francisco (USA) (1953.01.24 – 1974.02.26)

Titular Bishop of Lambæsis (1974.02.26 – 1977.05.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sacramento (USA) (1974.02.26 – 1977.05.03)

Bishop of Oakland (USA) (1977.05.03 – 2003.10.01)

Bishop Floyd Lawrence Begin
(1962.01.27 – 1977.04.26)

Born:1902.02.05 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1927.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1947.05.01
Died:1977.04.26 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Sala (1947.03.22 – 1962.01.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1947.03.22 – 1962.01.27)

Bishop of Oakland (USA) (1962.01.27 – 1977.04.26)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (99)

San Francisco (←), Sacramento (↑), Stockton (→), San Jose (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 3,798 km²

Population: 582,000 Catholics (19.9% of 2,929,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 85 parishes, 10 missions

Personnel: 356 priests (182 diocesan, 174 religious), 119 deacons, 678 religious (312 brothers, 366 sisters), 10 seminarians

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