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Diocese of Kalamazoo

Dioecesis Kalamazuensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Paul Joseph Bradley, Bishop
  • James Albert Murray, Bishop Emeritus

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: 13,817 (5,337 Square Miles)
  • Description: Allegan, Barry, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph, and Branch Counties.
  • Conference Region: VI (OH, MI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: KAL
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofkalamazoo.org/
  • Mailing Address: 215 North Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007-3760
  • Telephone: (269)349-8714
  • Fax: 349-6440

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
19 December 1970ErectedDiocese of Grand Rapids
Diocese of Lansing
Diocese of Kalamazoo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
197688,817796,91211.1%61339494424635045ap1977
198091,950808,00011.4%5332851,081114031846ap1981
199096,924877,00011.1%6316791,226172727960ap1991
1999114,632912,04412.6%5514691,66117721746ap2000
2000117,004916,35912.8%6312751,560221519646ap2001
2001117,523917,32712.8%6113741,588201615546ap2002
2002116,740937,03712.5%6212741,577201317347ap2003
2003118,452940,35212.6%589671,767281117549ap2004
2004117,088940,35212.5%6012721,626271417046ap2005
2006109,348954,56411.5%6312751,457251315049ap2007

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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