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Diocese of Montego Bay

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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 14 September 1967
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Jamaica
  • Region: Antilles (West Indies)
  • Square Kilometers: 3,878 (1,497 Square Miles)
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 197, Montego Bay, Saint James, Jamaica, W.I.
  • Telephone: (876)952-6678
  • Fax: 952-6679

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
14 September 1967ErectedDiocese of Kingston Diocese of Montego Bay (erected)
15 April 1991Territory LostArchdiocese of Kingston in Jamaica
Diocese of Montego Bay
Vicariate Apostolic of Mandeville (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
196822,000700,0003.1%121221,000224817ap1971
197621,673767,3692.8%12425866254417ap1977
198019,800654,0003.0%121229002342ap1981
199015,974875,0001.8%119207981192838ap1991
19999,096789,2561.2%13518505251631ap2000
200012,380619,0002.0%13114884211631ap2001
200113,044621,1002.1%83111,185751437ap2002
200213,201732,2011.8%13417776761637ap2003
200315,789940,1601.7%14519831681837ap2004
200414,926822,1001.8%83111,356672015ap2005

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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