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Diocese of Lansing

Dioecesis Lansingensis



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Bishop(s)

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 22 May 1937
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Detroit
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • State: Michigan
  • Country: United States of America
  • Square Kilometers: 16,098 (6,218 Square Miles)
  • Description: Clinton, Eaton, Genesee, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, Shiawassee, and Washtenaw Counties.
  • Conference Region: VI (OH, MI)
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: LAN
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseoflansing.org/
  • Mailing Address: 300 W. Ottawa St., Lansing, MI 48933-1977
  • Telephone: (517)342-2440
  • Fax: 342-2515

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
22 May 1937ErectedDiocese of Detroit Diocese of Lansing (erected)
19 December 1970Territory LostDiocese of Grand Rapids
Diocese of Lansing
Diocese of Kalamazoo (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195097,0001,217,8718.0%122291516422666391ap1951
1966223,4061,679,21613.3%188362249973585596ap1967
1970240,9811,869,65412.9%191382291,0526773996ap1971
1976209,4041,431,78614.6%129561851,13158130481ap1977
1980221,3381,516,00014.6%132601921,15286825693ap1981
1990229,2161,595,00014.4%138371751,309434750491ap1991
1999210,8781,695,97912.4%156311871,127561341095ap2000
2000219,8441,708,75312.9%146321781,235534546895ap2001
2001224,1661,722,14613.0%149321811,238744446295ap2002
2002233,2011,739,24113.4%154311851,260734748895ap2003
2003232,8181,757,90613.2%150351851,258684446095ap2004
2004227,3051,778,47512.8%151331841,235794045695ap2005

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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