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Diocese of Sandhurst

Dioecesis Sandhurstensis



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General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 30 March 1874
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Melbourne
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Australia
  • Square Kilometers: 45,195 (17,456 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.sandhurst.catholic.org.au/
  • Mailing Address: Sacred Heart Cathedral Presbytery, P.O. Box 201, 172 McCrae Street, Bendigo, Vic. 3552, Australia
  • Telephone: (03)54.41.25.44
  • Fax: 54.41.82.78

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
30 March 1874ErectedDiocese of Melbourne Diocese of Sandhurst (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
195035,000185,00018.9%568645461025330ap1951
196660,000250,00024.0%7225976184930840ap1967
197062,450250,00025.0%7125966504931640ap1971
198079,500250,00031.8%6414781,0192923041ap1981
199080,403308,72526.0%5711681,1822113941ap1991
199987,776325,64227.0%579661,3291510641ap2000
200086,847322,23527.0%537601,4471310541ap2001
200186,938322,59926.9%487551,580119641ap2002
200286,038320,23026.9%455501,72099541ap2003
200388,776331,89426.7%445491,81197341ap2004
200491,400341,85026.7%465511,79297641ap2005
2010103,000383,00026.9%39392,64124940ap2011

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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