Diocese of

Saginaw

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Saginaw / Saginaven(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Detroit

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Assumption (August 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 23

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: 5800 Weiss St., Saginaw, MI 48603-2799, USA

Phone: +1 (989) 799-7910

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.05.24 – ...):Bishop Robert Dwayne Gruss (68)Bishop Robert Dwayne Gruss (68)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saginaw (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Dwayne Gruss (68)Bishop Robert Dwayne Gruss (68)
(2019.05.24 – ...)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA)

No greater love

Born:1955.06.25 (Texarkana, AK, USA)
Ordained Priest:1994.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:2011.07.28

Priest of Davenport (USA) (1994.07.02 – 2011.05.26)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2007 – 2011.05.26)

Bishop of Rapid City (USA) (2011.05.26 – 2019.05.24)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (2019.05.24 – ...)

Bishop Walter Allison Hurley (86)Bishop Walter Allison Hurley (86)
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.10.17 – 2019.05.24)

Bishop Joseph Robert Cistone
(2009.05.20 – 2018.10.16)

Father of mercy and love

Born:1949.05.18 (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.28
Died:2018.10.16 (Saginaw, MI, USA † 69)

Priest of Philadelphia (USA) (1975.05.17 – 2004.06.08)

Prelate of Honour of His Holiness (1998.03.14 – 2004.06.08)

Titular Bishop of CasΓ¦ medianΓ¦ (2004.06.08 – 2009.05.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Philadelphia (USA) (2004.06.08 – 2009.05.20)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (2009.05.20 – 2018.10.16)

Archbishop Robert James Carlson (79)Bishop Robert James Carlson (79) (later Archbishop)
(2004.12.29 – 2009.04.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Saint Louis (USA)

Ante crucem nihil defensionis

Born:1944.06.30 (Minneapolis, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:1984.01.11

Priest of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (1970.05.23 – 1983.11.19)

Titular Bishop of Avioccala (1983.11.19 – 1994.01.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis (USA) (1983.11.19 – 1994.01.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Sioux Falls (USA) (1994.01.13 – 1995.03.21)

Bishop of Sioux Falls (USA) (1995.03.21 – 2004.12.29)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (2004.12.29 – 2009.04.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Louis (USA) (2009.04.21 – 2020.06.10)

Bishop Kenneth Edward Untener
(1980.10.04 – 2004.03.27)

That they may have life

Born:1937.08.03 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1963.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1980.11.24
Died:2004.03.27 († 66)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (1980.10.04 – 2004.03.27)

Bishop Francis Frederick Reh
(1968.12.11 – 1980.04.29)

Credam firmius

Born:1911.01.09 (New York, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.29
Died:1994.11.14 († 83)

Priest of New York (USA) (1935.12.08 – 1962.06.06)

Bishop of Charleston (USA) (1962.06.06 – 1964.09.05)

Titular Bishop of Macriana in Mauretania (1964.09.05 – 1968.12.11)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1964.09.05 – 1968.12.11)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (1968.12.11 – 1980.04.29)

Bishop Stephen Stanislaus Woznicki
(1950.03.28 – 1968.10.30)

Veritatem in caritate

Born:1894.08.17 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1917.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1938.01.25
Died:1968.12.10 († 74)

Titular Bishop of PeltΓ¦ (1937.12.13 – 1950.03.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA) (1937.12.13 – 1950.03.28)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (1950.03.28 – 1968.10.30)

Titular Bishop of Thiava (1968.10.30 – 1968.12.10)

Bishop William Francis Murphy
(1938.02.26 – 1950.02.07)

Agenda adimplere

Born:1885.05.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1908.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1938.05.16
Died:1950.02.07 († 64)

Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (1938.02.26 – 1950.02.07)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (92)

Lansing (↙), Grand Rapids (←), Gaylord (β†–), Detroit (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 18,006 kmΒ²

Population: 157,200 Catholics (19.0% of 825,800 total)

Pastoral Centres: 56 parishes

Personnel: 67 priests (62 diocesan, 5 religious), 21 deacons, 62 religious (5 brothers, 57 sisters), 3 seminarians

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