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Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe

Dioecesis Sancti Hyacinthi



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Bishop(s)

  • François Lapierre, P.M.E., Bishop

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 8 June 1852
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Sherbrooke
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 3,448 (1,331 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Montreal
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SH
  • Official Web Site: http://www.diocese-st-hyacinthe.qc.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, C.P. 190, 1900 rue Girouard Ouest, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC J2S 7B4, Canada
  • Telephone: (450)773-8581
  • Fax: 774-1895

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
8 June 1852ErectedDiocese of Montréal
Archdiocese of Québec
Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe (erected)
28 August 1874Territory LostArchdiocese of Québec
Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe
Diocese of Trois Rivières
Diocese of Sherbrooke (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1950173,515184,14694.2%273833564876632,01299ap1951
1965239,442253,73894.4%332954275604641,991105ap1967
1970254,756270,92594.0%2991014006364801,758106ap1971
1976271,308287,91194.2%25912138071394581,779106ap1977
1980298,252314,00095.0%248114362823184591,699106ap1981
1990335,647351,32395.5%2021063081,089263531,295114ap1991
1999353,854372,80594.9%170862561,38227275994111ap2000
2000352,326368,68695.6%170842541,38728283930111ap2001
2001350,946363,80896.5%172762481,41529261880111ap2002
2002330,112356,65092.6%160772371,39234261840108ap2003
2003350,940361,05997.2%149852341,49932265770105ap2004
2004349,614359,84497.2%146782241,56031265725100ap2005
2010372,000389,00095.6%1171032201,6902823958287ap2011

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


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