Diocese of

Pembroke

Canada Canada

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Pembroke / Pembroken(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Ottawa–Cornwall

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Columkille (June 9)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 9 (1907)

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: 188 Renfrew St., P.O. Box 7, Pembroke, ON K8A 6X1, Canada

Phone: +1 (613) 732-7933

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Pembroke (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R. (67)Bishop Guy Desrochers, C.SS.R. (67) (later Archbishop)
(2020.05.06 – 2023.07.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Moncton (Canada)

Prædica verbum

Born:1956.05.23 (Hull, QC, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1989.01.07
Consecrated Bishop:2019.02.22

Titular Bishop of Melzi (2018.12.12 – 2020.05.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Alexandria–Cornwall (Canada) (2018.12.12 – 2020.05.06)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (2020.05.06 – 2023.07.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Moncton (Canada) (2023.07.08 – ...)

Archbishop Michael Mulhall (61)Bishop Michael Mulhall (61) (later Archbishop)
(2007.06.30 – 2019.03.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston (Canada)

Fiduciam habemus apud Deum

Born:1962.02.25 (Peterborough, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1989.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.21

Priest of Peterborough (Canada) (1989.07.02 – 2007.06.30)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (2007.06.30 – 2019.03.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston (Canada) (2019.03.28 – ...)

Archbishop Richard William Smith (64)Bishop Richard William Smith (64) (later Archbishop)
(2002.04.27 – 2007.03.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Edmonton (Canada)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1959.04.28 (Halifax, NS, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1987.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:2002.06.18

Priest of Halifax (Canada) (1987.05.23 – 2002.04.27)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (2002.04.27 – 2007.03.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Edmonton (Canada) (2007.03.22 – ...)

Vice-President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2009.10.23 – 2011.10.18)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2011.10.18 – 2013.09.25)

Archbishop Brendan Michael O’Brien (80)Bishop Brendan Michael O’Brien (80) (later Archbishop)
(1993.05.05 – 2000.12.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kingston (Canada)

Redimere tempus

Born:1943.09.28 (Ottawa, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1987.06.29

Priest of Ottawa (Canada) (1968.06.01 – 1987.05.06)

Titular Bishop of Numana (1987.05.06 – 1993.05.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa (Canada) (1987.05.06 – 1993.05.05)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1993.05.05 – 2000.12.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint John’s, Newfoundland (Canada) (2000.12.04 – 2007.06.01)

President of Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (2003 – 2005)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston (Canada) (2007.06.01 – 2019.03.28)

Bishop Joseph Raymond Windle
(1971.02.08 – 1993.05.05)

Born:1917.08.28 (Ashdad, ON, Canada)
Ordained Priest:1943.05.16
Consecrated Bishop:1961.01.18
Died:1997.09.24 († 80)

Auxiliary Bishop of Ottawa (Canada) (1960.11.15 – 1969.01.23)

Titular Bishop of Uzita (1960.11.15 – 1971.02.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1969.01.23 – 1971.02.08)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1971.02.08 – 1993.05.05)

Bishop William Joseph Smith
(1945.05.19 – 1971.02.08)

Confer pacem cordium

Born:1897.01.02 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1945.07.25
Died:1986.10.28 († 89)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1945.05.19 – 1971.02.08)

Bishop Charles-Léo Nelligan
(1937.08.16 – 1945.05.19)

Impendam superimpendar

Born:1894.08.20
Ordained Priest:1925.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1937.10.28
Died:1974.03.31 († 79)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1937.08.16 – 1945.05.19)

Military Vicar of Canada (Canada) (1939.09.20 – 1945.05.19)

Titular Bishop of Phœnice (1945.05.19 – 1970.11.16)

Bishop Patrick-Thomas Ryan
(1916.08.05 – 1937.04.15)

Emitte lucem tuam

Born:1864.12.05 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1887.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1912.07.25
Died:1937.04.15 († 72)

Titular Bishop of Clazomenæ (1912.05.03 – 1916.08.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1912.05.03 – 1916.08.05)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1916.08.05 – 1937.04.15)

Bishop Narcisse-Zéphirin Lorrain
(1898.05.04 – 1915.12.18)

Non recuso laborem

Born:1842.06.03 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1867.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1882.09.21
Died:1915.12.18 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Chytris (1882.07.14 – 1898.05.04)

Vicar Apostolic of Pontiac (Canada) (1882.07.14 – 1898.05.04)

Bishop of Pembroke (Canada) (1898.05.04 – 1915.12.18)

Vicars Apostolic of Pontiac (Roman Rite)

Bishop Narcisse-Zéphirin Lorrain
(1882.07.14 – 1898.05.04)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (58)

Peterborough (↙), Sault Sainte Marie (←), Timmins (↖), Rouyn-Noranda (↑), Saint-Jérôme–Mont-Laurier (↗), Gatineau (→), Ottawa–Cornwall (↘), Kingston (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 20,000 km²

Population: 82,547 Catholics (49.1% of 168,084 total)

Pastoral Centres: 47 parishes

Personnel: 59 priests (38 diocesan, 21 religious), 13 deacons, 87 religious (22 brothers, 65 sisters), 1 seminarian

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