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Diocese of Duluth

Dioecesis Duluthensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul David Sirba, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 3 October 1889
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Minnesota
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 57,875 (22,354 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises 10 counties in Minnesota: Aitkin, Carlton, Cass, Cook, Crow Wing, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Pine and St. Louis.
  • Conference Region: VIII (MN, ND, SD)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: DUL
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseduluth.org/
  • Mailing Address: 2830 E. 4th St., Duluth, MN 55812
  • Telephone: (218)724-9111
  • Fax: 724-1056

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
3 October 1889ErectedVicariate Apostolic of Northern Minnesota Diocese of Duluth (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195089,646372,49524.1%94291237281046974ap1951
1966104,791410,81525.5%115421576678471124ap1967
197098,354410,81523.9%92921,069239786ap1971
197693,107406,80022.9%85361217693834482ap1977
1980101,487421,40024.1%903312382534334130ap1981
199082,820407,00020.3%82211038041121211100ap1991
199981,560417,12519.6%83149784024117594ap2000
200079,074415,69019.0%831295832231316990ap2001
200178,235475,00016.5%701282954251416590ap2002
200271,531430,85216.6%701080894301216193ap2003
200371,853430,90016.7%711081887331216093ap2004
200470,950431,00016.5%71980886331015593ap2005
200672,600438,00016.6%671380907331313093ap2007

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


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