Diocese of

Paterson

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Paterson / Patersonen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Newark

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist (June 24)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 9

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: 777 Valley Rd., Clifton, NJ 07013, USA

Phone: +1 (973) 777-8818

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.04.15 – ...):Bishop Kevin James Sweeney (54)Bishop Kevin James Sweeney (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Paterson (Roman Rite)

Bishop Kevin James Sweeney (54)Bishop Kevin James Sweeney (54)
(2020.04.15 – ...)

Bishop of Paterson (USA)

God is love / Dios es amor

Born:1970.01.17 (Elmhurst, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1997.06.28
Consecrated Bishop:2020.07.01

Priest of Brooklyn (USA) (1997.06.28 – 2020.04.15)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (2020.04.15 – ...)

Bishop Arthur Joseph Serratelli (80)Bishop Arthur Joseph Serratelli (80)
(2004.06.01 – 2020.04.15)

Bishop emeritus of Paterson (USA)

Vivere Christus est

Born:1944.04.18 (Newark, NJ, USA)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2000.09.08

Priest of Newark (USA) (1968.12.20 – 2000.07.03)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1998.08.21 – 2000.07.03)

Titular Bishop of Enera (2000.07.03 – 2004.06.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (2000.07.03 – 2004.06.01)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (2004.06.01 – 2020.04.15)

Secretary of β€œVox Clara” Committee (2011.02.03 – 2017)

Bishop Frank Joseph Rodimer
(1977.12.05 – 2004.06.01)

Born:1927.10.25 (Rockaway, NJ, USA)
Ordained Priest:1951.05.19
Consecrated Bishop:1978.02.28
Died:2018.12.06 (Totowa, NJ, USA † 91)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1977.12.05 – 2004.06.01)

Bishop Lawrence Bernard Brennan Casey
(1966.03.04 – 1977.06.13)

Born:1905.09.06 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1930.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1953.05.05
Died:1977.06.15 († 71)

Titular Bishop of Cea (1953.02.10 – 1966.03.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rochester (USA) (1953.02.10 – 1966.03.04)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1966.03.04 – 1977.06.13)

Bishop James Johnston Navagh
(1963.02.12 – 1965.10.02)

Born:1901.04.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1929.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1952.09.24
Died:1965.10.02 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Ombi (1952.07.29 – 1957.05.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Raleigh (USA) (1952.07.29 – 1957.05.08)

Bishop of Ogdensburg (USA) (1957.05.08 – 1963.02.12)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1963.02.12 – 1965.10.02)

Bishop James Aloysius McNulty
(1953.04.09 – 1963.02.12)

To Jesus through Mary

Born:1900.01.16 (New York, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1925.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:1947.10.07
Died:1972.09.04 (Montclair, NJ, USA † 72)

Priest of Newark (USA) (1925.07.12 – 1947.08.02)

Titular Bishop of Methone (1947.08.02 – 1953.04.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1947.08.02 – 1953.04.09)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1953.04.09 – 1963.02.12)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1963.02.12 – 1972.09.04)

Bishop Thomas Aloysius Boland (later Archbishop)
(1947.06.21 – 1952.11.15)

Maria impende juvamen

Born:1896.02.17 (Orange, NJ, USA)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1940.07.25
Died:1979.03.16 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Hirina (1940.05.21 – 1947.06.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1940.05.21 – 1947.06.21)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1947.06.21 – 1952.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Newark (USA) (1952.11.15 – 1974.04.02)

Bishop Thomas Henry McLaughlin
(1937.12.16 – 1947.03.17)

Born:1881.07.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1904.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1935.07.25
Died:1947.03.17 († 65)

Titular Bishop of Nisa in Lycia (1935.05.18 – 1937.12.16)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (1935.05.18 – 1937.12.16)

Bishop of Paterson (USA) (1937.12.16 – 1947.03.17)

Special Churches

Churches by City (118)

Scranton (←), New York (↑), Newark (β†’), Metuchen (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,143 kmΒ²

Population: 439,600 Catholics (37.4% of 1,174,641 total)

Pastoral Centres: 107 parishes, 6 missions

Personnel: 296 priests (219 diocesan, 77 religious), 196 deacons, 628 religious (106 brothers, 522 sisters), 40 seminarians

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