Diocese of

Transfiguration at Novosibirsk

Russia Russia

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (English) / Преображенская в Новосибирске (русский язык) / Trasfigurazione a Novosibirsk (Italiano) / Neosibirian(us) Transfigurationis (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mother of God at Moscow

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Transfiguration of the Lord (August 6)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 9

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2002.02.11 – ...):Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)

Ordinary of Russia of the Russians (Russia)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)
(2002.02.11 – ...)

Bishop of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (Russia)
Ordinary of Russia of the Russians (Russia)

Pro Deo ecclesia et animis

Born:1952.10.04 (Karaganda, Kazakhstan)
Ordained Priest:1984.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.16

Apostolic Administrator of Novosibirsk (Russia) (1991.04.13 – 1998.03.23)

Titular Bishop of Bulna (1991.04.13 – 2002.02.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Western Siberia (Russia) (1999.05.18 – 2002.02.11)

Bishop of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (Russia) (2002.02.11 – ...)

Ordinary of Russia of the Russians (Russia) (2004.12.20 – ...)

President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of Russia (2005.02 – 2011.01.19)

Vice-President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of Russia (2017.03.17 – 2023.01.03)

Apostolic Administrators of Western Siberia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)
(1999.05.18 – 2002.02.11)

(see above)

Apostolic Administrators of Novosibirsk (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jerzy Mazur, S.V.D. (70)Bishop Jerzy Mazur, S.V.D. (70)
(1998.03.23 – 1999.05.18)

Bishop of Ełk (Poland)

Veni Sancte Spiritus

Born:1953.08.05 (Hawlowice, Poland)
Ordained Priest:1979.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1998.05.31

Apostolic Administrator of Novosibirsk (Russia) (1998.03.23 – 1999.05.18)

Titular Bishop of Tabunia (1998.03.23 – 2002.02.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Eastern Siberia (Russia) (1999.05.18 – 2002.02.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Yuzhno Sakhalinsk (Russia) (2000 – 2003.04.17)

Bishop of Saint Joseph at Irkutsk (Russia) (2002.02.11 – 2003.04.17)

Bishop of Ełk (Poland) (2003.04.17 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)Bishop Joseph Werth, S.J. (71)
(1991.04.13 – 1998.03.23)

Bishop of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (Russia)
Ordinary of Russia of the Russians (Russia)

Pro Deo ecclesia et animis

Born:1952.10.04 (Karaganda, Kazakhstan)
Ordained Priest:1984.05.27
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.16

Apostolic Administrator of Novosibirsk (Russia) (1991.04.13 – 1998.03.23)

Titular Bishop of Bulna (1991.04.13 – 2002.02.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Western Siberia (Russia) (1999.05.18 – 2002.02.11)

Bishop of Transfiguration at Novosibirsk (Russia) (2002.02.11 – ...)

Ordinary of Russia of the Russians (Russia) (2004.12.20 – ...)

President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of Russia (2005.02 – 2011.01.19)

Vice-President of Conference of Catholic Bishops of Russia (2017.03.17 – 2023.01.03)

Special Churches

Saint Clement at Saratov (↙), Mother of God at Moscow (←), Saint Joseph at Irkutsk (→), Fairbanks (→), Ulaanbaatar (↘), Xinjiang 新疆 (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 2,000,000 km²

Population: 398,000 Catholics (1.7% of 23,980,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 50 parishes, 140 missions

Personnel: 39 priests (20 diocesan, 19 religious), 1 deacon, 78 religious (19 brothers, 59 sisters), 2 seminarians

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