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Archdiocese of Sherbrooke

Archidioecesis Sherbrookensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Luc Cyr, Archbishop
  • André Gaumond, Archbishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 2 March 1951
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 8,000 (3,090 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Montreal
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: Sh
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diosher.org/
  • Mailing Address: Archeveche, 130 rue de la Cathédrale, Sherbrooke, QC J1H 4M1, Canada
  • Telephone: (819)563-9934
  • Fax: 562-0125

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Sherbrooke
28 August 1874ErectedArchdiocese of Québec
Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe
Diocese of Trois Rivières
Diocese of Sherbrooke (erected)
Archdiocese of Sherbrooke
2 March 1951ElevatedDiocese of Sherbrooke Archdiocese of Sherbrooke

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Diocese of Sherbrooke
1950180,711207,70287.0%311914024494771,868120ap1951
Archdiocese of Sherbrooke
1966195,867215,70490.8%4121455573512851,878132ap1967
1970179,252207,65986.3%3461695153483941,920133ap1971
1976227,115246,01592.3%30720851544113621,633131ap1977
1980247,484266,39792.9%27913941859232751,279131ap1981
1990281,742303,92392.7%251122373755112661,328130ap1991
1999291,519316,91492.0%215117332878212161,130124ap2000
2000295,416327,49590.2%215116331892212181,080120ap2001
2001299,506326,78891.7%208115323927231991,107118ap2002
2002297,525315,87294.2%201108309962222011,090108ap2003
2003297,435314,12194.7%194109303981192011,068108ap2004
2004291,261316,99891.9%195107302964181971,012107ap2005
2010304,000338,00089.9%168932611,1642417777492ap2011

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


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