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Diocese of Baker

Dioecesis Bakeriensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Liam Stephen Cary, Bishop
  • Thomas Joseph Connolly, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Name Changed: 16 February 1952
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Oregon
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 173,013 (66,826 Square Miles)
  • Description: Baker, Crook, Deschutes, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler Counties.
  • Conference Region: XII (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: BAK
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofbaker.org/
  • Mailing Address: 911 S.E. Armour St., Bend, OR 97702; P.O. Box 5999, Bend, OR 97708
  • Telephone: (541)388-4004
  • Fax: 388-2566

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Baker City
19 June 1903ErectedArchdiocese of Oregon City Diocese of Baker City (erected)
Diocese of Baker
16 February 1952Name ChangedDiocese of Baker City Diocese of Baker

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Baker City
195014,729245,9926.0%30838387813023ap1951
Diocese of Baker
195920,181282,0307.2%47855366811929ap1960
196624,417271,1759.0%46551478514363ap1967
1970277,365.0%486540612732ap1971*
197624,103300,5008.0%4012524631210131ap1977
198025,800307,8008.4%381149526119529ap1981
199027,883378,0257.4%39948580294234ap1991
199935,588417,8008.5%4084874162835ap2000
200039,853425,6509.4%41849813882935ap2001
200137,083439,5008.4%446507411562836ap2002
200238,160439,5008.7%406468291362736ap2003
200337,606439,5008.6%385438741352536ap2004
200438,390439,5008.7%408487991382137ap2005
200636,553447,0008.2%409497451391536ap2007
201037,029502,6107.4%46146061712141136ap2011
201234,142509,4746.7%43105364411101731ap2013

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


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