Diocese of

Wrexham

Wales Wales

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Wrexham / Gurecsamien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cardiff

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint David of Menevia (March 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 7 (1907)

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: Bishop’s House, Sontley Road, Wrexham, Clwyd LL13 7EW, Wales

Phone: (01978)26.27.26

Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.06.27 – ...):Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (70)Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Wrexham (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (70)Bishop Peter Malcolm Brignall (70)
(2012.06.27 – ...)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales)

Vivite et vigilate in Deo

Born:1953.07.05 (Whetstone, London, England)
Ordained Priest:1978.02.18
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.12

Priest of Menevia (Wales) (1978.02.18 – 1987.02.12)

Priest of Wrexham (Wales) (1987.02.12 – 2012.06.27)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (2012.06.27 – ...)

Bishop Edwin Regan (88)Bishop Edwin Regan (88)
(1994.11.07 – 2012.06.27)

Bishop emeritus of Wrexham (Wales)

A fo ben bid bont

Born:1935.12.31 (Port Talbot, Wales)
Ordained Priest:1959.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:1994.12.13

Priest of Cardiff (Wales) (1959.07.05 – 1994.11.07)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (1994.11.07 – 2012.06.27)

Bishop James Hannigan
(1987.02.12 – 1994.03.07)

Born:1928.07.15 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1983.11.23
Died:1994.03.07 († 65)

Bishop of Menevia (Wales) (1983.10.13 – 1987.02.12)

Bishop of Wrexham (Wales) (1987.02.12 – 1994.03.07)

Special Churches

Churches by City (57)

Shrewsbury (β†˜), Menevia (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 9,125 kmΒ²

Population: 31,900 Catholics (4.1% of 771,700 total)

Pastoral Centres: 29 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 63 priests (19 diocesan, 44 religious), 12 deacons, 146 religious (46 brothers, 100 sisters)

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