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Diocese of Mandeville

Dioecesis Mandevillensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Neil Edward Tiedemann, C.P., Bishop
  • Gordon Dunlap Bennett, S.J., Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Elevated: 21 November 1997
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 3,319 (1,281 Square Miles)
  • Description: Comprises the three civil parishes of Clarendon, Manchester and Saint Elizabeth.
  • Official Web Site: http://www.dioceseofmandeville.com/
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 8, 20 Perth Rd., Mandeville, Manchester, Jamaica
  • Telephone: (876)962-1269
  • Fax: 962-1297

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Vicariate Apostolic of Mandeville
15 April 1991ErectedArchdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica
Diocese of Montego Bay
Vicariate Apostolic of Mandeville (erected)
Diocese of Mandeville
21 November 1997ElevatedVicariate Apostolic of Mandeville Diocese of Mandeville

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Mandeville
19997,782506,0001.5%21324324893920ap2000
20007,899561,9001.4%199282829193919ap2001
20018,086562,0001.4%189272999194018ap2002
20028,123574,0001.4%22325324863519ap2003
20038,200576,0001.4%23326315693221ap2004
20048,296575,2881.4%22325331653221ap2005

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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