Diocese of

Sandomierz

Poland Poland

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Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Sandomierz / Sandomirien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lublin

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Stanislaus da Szczepanów (May 8), Blessed Wincenty Kadłubek (October 9)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 22

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History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.06.13 – ...):Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz (63)Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Sandomierz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz (63)Bishop Krzysztof Nitkiewicz (63)
(2009.06.13 – ...)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland)

Misericordias Domini cantabo

Born:1960.07.17 (Białystok, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:2009.07.04

Priest of Białystok (Poland) (1985.06.19 – 2009.06.13)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1996.01.22 – 2009.06.13)

Undersecretary of Congregation for the Oriental Churches (2002.03.15 – 2009.06.13)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (2009.06.13 – ...)

Archbishop Andrzej Dzięga (71)Bishop Andrzej Dzięga (71) (later Archbishop)
(2002.10.07 – 2009.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Szczecin–Kamień (Poland)

Dominus Jesus

Born:1952.12.14 (Radzyn Podlaski, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1977.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:2002.11.24

Priest of Siedlce (Poland) (1977.06.11 – 2002.10.07)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (2002.10.07 – 2009.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Szczecin–Kamień (Poland) (2009.02.21 – 2024.02.24)

Bishop Wacław Świerzawski
(1992.03.25 – 2002.10.07)

Apostolus Jesu Christi

Born:1927.05.14 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1949.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:1992.04.28
Died:2017.10.07 († 90)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 2002.10.07)

Bishops of Sandomierz–Radom (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edward Henryk Materski
(1981.03.06 – 1992.03.25)

Veni Domine Jesu

Born:1923.01.06 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1947.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.12.22
Died:2012.03.24 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ Sirenses (1968.10.29 – 1981.03.06)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kielce (Poland) (1968.10.29 – 1981.03.06)

Bishop of Sandomierz–Radom (Poland) (1981.03.06 – 1992.03.25)

Bishop of Radom (Poland) (1992.03.25 – 1999.06.28)

Bishops of Sandomierz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Piotr Gołębiewski
(Apostolic Administrator 1968.02.20 – 1980.11.02)

Bishop Jan Kanty Lorek, C.M.
(1946.03.12 – 1967.01.04)

Born:1886.10.20 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1911.07.02
Consecrated Bishop:1936.06.07
Died:1967.01.04 († 80)

Titular Bishop of Modra (1936.04.26 – 1946.03.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Sandomierz (Poland) (1936.04.26 – 1946.03.12)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1946.03.12 – 1967.01.04)

Bishop Jan Kanty Lorek, C.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 1936.04.26 – 1946.03.12)

Bishop Włodzimierz Bronisław Jasiński (later Archbishop)
(1930.08.21 – 1934.11.30)

Born:1873.06.12 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1895.10.13
Consecrated Bishop:1930.10.05
Died:1965.04.17 († 91)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1930.08.21 – 1934.11.30)

Bishop of Łódź (Poland) (1934.11.30 – 1946.12.12)

Titular Archbishop of Drizipara (1946.12.12 – 1965.04.17)

Bishop Marian Józef Ryx
(1910.04.07 – 1930.06.03)

Born:1853.12.10 (Poland)
Died:1930.06.03 († 76)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1910.04.07 – 1930.06.03)

Bishop Stefan Aleksander Zwierowicz
(1902.09.17 – 1908.01.04)

Born:1842.12.26
Ordained Priest:1869.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1897.11.28
Died:1908.01.04 († 65)

Bishop of Vilnius (Lithuania) (1897.08.02 – 1902.09.17)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1902.09.17 – 1908.01.04)

Bishop Antoni Ksawery Sotkiewicz
(1883.03.15 – 1901.05.03)

Born:1826.01.12 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1849
Consecrated Bishop:1883.05.20
Died:1901.05.03 († 75)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1883.03.15 – 1901.05.03)

Bishop Józef Michał Juszyński
(1859.04.16 – 1880.11.24)

Born:1793 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1816
Consecrated Bishop:1859.07.10
Died:1880.11.24 († 86)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1859.04.16 – 1880.11.24)

Bishop Józef Joachim Goldtmann
(1844.01.25 – 1852.03.27)

Born:1782.03.21
Ordained Priest:1806.06.22
Consecrated Bishop:1838.11.18
Died:1852.03.27 († 70)

Coadjutor Bishop of Carystus (1838.09.17 – 1844.01.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Kujawy–Kaliska (Poland) (1838.09.17 – 1844.01.25)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1844.01.25 – 1852.03.27)

Fr. Klemens Bąkiewicz
(1840.08.09 – 1842.01.02 not possessed)

Born: (Poland)
Died:1842.01.02

Apostolic Administrator of Sandomierz (Poland) (1831 – 1840.08.09)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1840.08.09 – 1842.01.02 not possessed)

Fr. Klemens Bąkiewicz
(Apostolic Administrator 1831 – 1840.08.09)

Bishop Adam Prosper Burzyński
(1820.03.19 – 1830.09.09)

Born:1753 (Poland)
Consecrated Bishop:1820.05.26
Died:1830.09.09 († 76)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) ([1819.10.05] 1820.03.19 – 1830.09.09)

Bishop Szczepan Hołowczyc (later Archbishop)
(1819.03.29 – 1819.09.08)

Born:1741.08.17 (Poland)
Consecrated Bishop:1819
Died:1823.08.27 († 82)

Bishop of Sandomierz (Poland) (1819.03.29 – 1819.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Warszawa (Poland) (1819.12.17 – 1823.08.27)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Tarnów (↙), Kielce (←), Radom (↖), Lublin (↗), Zamość–Lubaczów (→), Przemyśl (↘), Rzeszów (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 7,850 km²

Population: 674,748 Catholics (99.9% of 675,312 total)

Pastoral Centres: 242 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 603 priests (539 diocesan, 64 religious), 393 religious (75 brothers, 318 sisters), 29 seminarians

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