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Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall

Dioecesis Alexandrinus-Cornubiensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Marcel Damphousse, Bishop
  • Eugène Philippe LaRocque, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 17 September 1976
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kingston
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 1,290 (498 Square Miles)
  • Description: Stormont and Glengarry counties
  • Conference Region: Ontario
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Alex
  • Official Web Site: http://www.alexandria-cornwall.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Centre diocesain, 220 Chemin Montreal, C.P. 1388, Cornwall, ON K6H 5V4, Canada
  • Telephone: (613) 933-1138
  • Fax: 937-4931

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Alexandria in Ontario
21 January 1890ErectedArchdiocese of Kingston (Glengarry, Stormont, and Cornwall Counties) Diocese of Alexandria in Ontario (erected)
Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall
17 September 1976Name ChangedDiocese of Alexandria in Ontario Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Alexandria in Ontario
195042,30063,50066.6%437508463621229ap1951
195948,00069,10069.5%4615617867024033ap1960
196577,081.0%54217503525232ap1967
197055,00078,20070.3%5111628871722030ap1971
Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall
197651,98978,73166.0%479569282015631ap1977
198045,82981,54156.2%3884699611813134ap1981
199056,50088,00064.2%426481,17710169434ap1991
199956,05087,38864.1%36361,5561646534ap2000
200056,05087,38864.1%3510451,24518106634ap2001
200156,05087,38864.1%349431,30318176134ap2002
200256,05087,38864.1%3910491,14316145534ap2003
200356,05087,38864.1%379461,21816135534ap2004
200456,05087,38364.1%369451,24516133232ap2005
200655,67587,50063.6%407471,18417112431ap2007
201256,60091,00062.2%3212441,2869262227ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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