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Diocese of Saint-Jérôme

Dioecesis Sancti Hieronymi Terraebonae



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Bishop(s)

  • Joseph Paul Pierre Morissette, Bishop
  • Raymond Poisson, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Gilles Cazabon, O.M.I., Bishop Emeritus
  • Donald Lapointe, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Diocese
  • Erected: 23 June 1951
  • Metropolitan: Archdiocese of Montréal
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Province: Québec
  • Country: Canada
  • Square Kilometers: 2,156 (832 Square Miles)
  • Conference Region: Montreal
  • Catholic Directory Abbreviation: SJer
  • Official Web Site: http://diocesestj.ca/
  • Mailing Address: Eveche, 355 place du Cure-Labelle, Saint-Jér&ocaret;me, QC J7Z 5A9, Canada
  • Telephone: (450)432-9742
  • Fax: 432-8155

Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
23 June 1951ErectedDiocese of Mont-Laurier
Archdiocese of Montréal
Archdiocese of Ottawa
Diocese of Saint-Jérôme (erected)

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
1966143,895160,09589.9%15812828650318642858ap1967
1970157,904169,46993.2%12211523766625945556ap1971
1976191,665226,82584.5%111361471,303221240063ap1977
1980238,403271,00088.0%1001212211,078227630663ap1981
1990297,248322,25092.2%921272191,357527829968ap1991
1999390,576420,62992.9%841162001,9521523326666ap2000
2000390,576420,57692.9%831051882,0771621425065ap2001
2001390,576420,57692.9%801021822,1461820724865ap2002
2002390,576420,57692.9%7622983,9851910218359ap2003
2003390,576420,57692.9%75841592,4561816418550ap2004
2004407,065419,15097.1%71811522,6781715517350ap2005
2010428,000439,00097.5%73371103,890194412834ap2011

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


Affiliated Bishops, Living

Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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