Diocese of

Springfield in Illinois

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Springfield in Illinois / Campifontis in Illinois (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Chicago

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 2 (2009)

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: 1615 W Washington St., P.O. Box 3187, Springfield, IL 62708-3187, USA

Phone: +1 (217) 698-8500

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.04.20 – ...):Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (71)Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Springfield in Illinois (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (71)Bishop Thomas John Joseph Paprocki (71)
(2010.04.20 – ...)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA)

Lex cordis caritas

Born:1952.08.05 (Chicago, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.05.10
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.19

Priest of Chicago (USA) (1978.05.10 – 2003.01.24)

Titular Bishop of Vulturara (2003.01.24 – 2010.04.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago (USA) (2003.01.24 – 2010.04.20)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (2010.04.20 – ...)

Archbishop George Joseph Lucas (74)Bishop George Joseph Lucas (74) (later Archbishop)
(1999.10.19 – 2009.06.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Omaha (USA)

Grace and mercy

Born:1949.06.12 (St. Louis, MO, USA)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:1999.12.13

Priest of Saint Louis (USA) (1975.05.24 – 1999.10.19)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1999.10.19 – 2009.06.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Omaha (USA) (2009.06.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Lincoln (USA) (2019.12.13 – 2020.11.13)

Bishop Daniel Leo Ryan
(1983.11.22 – 1999.10.19)

Everlasting is his love

Born:1930.09.28 (Mankato, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1956.05.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.09.30
Died:2015.12.31 († 85)

Titular Bishop of Surista (1981.08.14 – 1983.11.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet (USA) (1981.08.14 – 1983.11.22)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1983.11.22 – 1999.10.19)

Bishop Joseph Alphonse McNicholas
(1975.07.22 – 1983.04.17)

I come to serve

Born:1923.01.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1949.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1969.03.25
Died:1983.04.17 († 60)

Titular Bishop of Scala (1969.01.31 – 1975.07.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saint Louis (USA) (1969.01.31 – 1975.07.22)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1975.07.22 – 1983.04.17)

Bishop William Aloysius O’Connor
(1948.12.17 – 1975.07.22)

God is our support

Born:1903.12.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1927.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1949.03.07
Died:1983.11.14 († 79)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1948.12.17 – 1975.07.22)

Bishop James Aloysius Griffin
(1923.11.10 – 1948.08.05)

Born:1883.02.27 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1909.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1924.02.25
Died:1948.08.05 († 65)

Bishop of Springfield in Illinois (USA) (1923.11.10 – 1948.08.05)

Special Churches

Churches by City (139)

Saint Louis (↙), Jefferson City (←), Peoria (↑), Indianapolis (β†’), Evansville (β†˜), Belleville (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 39,210 kmΒ²

Population: 119,802 Catholics (10.8% of 1,108,200 total)

Pastoral Centres: 129 parishes

Personnel: 142 priests (112 diocesan, 30 religious), 64 deacons, 414 religious (43 brothers, 371 sisters), 16 seminarians

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