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Diocese of Nicolet

Dioecesis Nicoletana



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Bishop(s)

  • André Gazaille, Bishop
  • Raymond Saint-Gelais, Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 10 July 1885
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sherbrooke
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 3,682 (1,422 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Quebec
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: N
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocesenicolet.qc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Évêché, 49 rue Mgr Brunault, Nicolet, QC J3T 1X7, Canada
  • Telephone: (819)293-4696
  • Fax: 293-4653

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
10 July 1885ErectedDiocese of Trois-Rivières Diocese of Nicolet (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950129,741131,28798.8%220202405402801,34182ap1951
1966153,311154,71699.1%298343324612901,31885ap1967
1970156,158157,81998.9%288353234832751,29385ap1971
1976159,319161,27498.8%2503828855331901,13285ap1977
1980167,393169,36598.8%2233625964681991,18185ap1981
1990171,000175,00097.7%180412217731517392685ap1991
1999187,370190,95298.1%146241701,1022111464285ap2000
2000188,199192,05398.0%143201631,1542210261885ap2001
2001188,233192,16298.0%140221621,1612210858185ap2002
2002189,782193,75897.9%137221591,1932510155685ap2003
2003188,813192,82197.9%129211501,2582511049185ap2004
2004189,895193,86598.0%125211461,3002411344885ap2005
2013211,244218,22996.8%93141071,974245826760ap2014
2016212,810221,71396.0%8511962,216224923525ap2017

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


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