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Diocese of Gaylord

Dioecesis Gaylordensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Steven John Raica, Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 19 December 1970
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 28,932 (11,171 Square Miles)
  • Description: 21 most northern counties of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
  • Conference Region: VI (OH, MI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: GLD
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofgaylord.org/
  • Mailing Address: Diocesan Pastoral Center, 611 W. North St., Gaylord, MI 49735-8349, USA
  • Telephone: (989)732-5147
  • Fax: 705-3589

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 December 1970ErectedDiocese of Grand Rapids
Diocese of Saginaw
Diocese of Gaylord (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197679,795323,26424.7%5819771,0362316359ap1977
198084,425423,00020.0%64218599312615359ap1981
199091,717418,80021.9%6917861,06692210584ap1991
199982,074458,13017.9%7216889321215981ap2000
200079,421458,13017.3%64168099212175581ap2001
200182,835476,24417.4%6116771,07513175081ap2002
200278,430476,24416.5%6013731,07413154981ap2003
200380,165497,12016.1%5613691,16112154581ap2004
200476,060497,26415.3%5711681,11814124181ap2005
200670,327514,00113.7%5411651,08117173581ap2007
201274,500544,00013.7%676731,0202362980ap2013

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


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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