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List of the Catholic dioceses of the United States

 

List of the Catholic dioceses of the United States

This list of the Catholic dioceses and archdioceses of the United States includes not only dioceses of the Latin or Western Church, using the Roman Rite, but also various dioceses, mainly the eparchies (dioceses) of the Eastern Catholic Churches of various (Byzantine and other) rites which are in full communion with the Bishop of Rome. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, is not a metropolitan see. The Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter was established on January 1, 2012, for former Anglicans to join the Catholic Church.[1]

Provinces and dioceses of the Roman Catholic Church in the United States. Each color represents one of the 32 Latin-rite provinces.

The Catholic Church in the United States comprises 195 particular churches, of which the 194 dioceses and one apostolic exarchate[2] are each led by a bishop. In the United States, state, counties or county equivalents are used to determine boundaries of most territorial dioceses.[3] There are also nationwide or large area dioceses defined by rite for many Eastern Catholics. In addition to the 195 territorial dioceses and exarchate, there is the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, which ministers to Catholics serving in the military or diplomatic corps and their dependents. Dioceses led by archbishops are called archdioceses. There are 32 archdioceses whose archbishops serve as the metropolitans of 32 Roman Catholic ecclesiastical provinces in the United States.

In addition to the 195 dioceses and the single exarchate whose bishops are members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), there are several other dioceses in the nation's unincorporated territories (i.e., in Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands).

The United States Catholic population is mainly of the exempt dioceses, i.e. immediately subject to the Holy See.

Dioceses and archdioceses are normally named by the city in which the bishop or archbishop has his seat. The diocese may take in a much wider area: e.g., the Eparchy of Our Lady of Deliverance of Newark for Syrian Rite Catholics actually serves all Syrian Catholics in the entire United States and Canada; the Diocese of Albany serves not just the city of Albany, NY, but also a large portion of central New York State.

All Catholic bishops from the United States and the U. S. Virgin Islands—whether diocesan, coadjutor, or auxiliary; Latin Rite or Eastern Rite—are members of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Bishops from Puerto Rico form the Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico,[4] while bishops in the overseas dependencies in the Pacific Ocean are members of the Episcopal Conference of the Pacific.

Contents

  • Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical provinces and dioceses 1
  • Military Archdiocese 2
  • Eastern Catholic dioceses 3
    • Province of Philadelphia (Ukrainian) 3.1
    • Province of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian) 3.2
    • Eastern Catholic Eparchies Immediately Subject to the Holy See 3.3
      • Byzantine Rite (cfr. province above) 3.3.1
      • Armenian Rite 3.3.2
      • Antiochian Rite 3.3.3
      • Syro-Oriental Rite 3.3.4
  • Personal Ordinariate (Anglican use) 4
  • Gallery of Archdioceses 5
  • Gallery of Dioceses 6
  • Former US Dioceses 7
  • Gallery of Former Sees 8
  • See also 9
  • Footnotes 10
  • External links 11

Roman Catholic Ecclesiastical provinces and dioceses

Province Ecclesiastical
Province Map
Diocese Diocese Coat
of Arms
Anchorage [in Region XII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Anchorage
Diocese of Fairbanks
Diocese of Juneau
Atlanta [in Region XIV] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Atlanta
Diocese of Charleston
Diocese of Charlotte
Diocese of Raleigh
Diocese of Savannah
Baltimore [in Region IV] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Baltimore
Diocese of Arlington
Diocese of Richmond
Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
Diocese of Wilmington
Boston [in Region I] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Boston
Diocese of Burlington
Diocese of Fall River
Diocese of Manchester
Diocese of Portland
Diocese of Springfield in Massachusetts
Diocese of Worcester
Chicago [in Region VII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Chicago
Diocese of Belleville
Diocese of Joliet
Diocese of Peoria
Diocese of Rockford
Diocese of Springfield in Illinois
Cincinnati [in Region VI] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cincinnati
Diocese of Cleveland
Diocese of Columbus
Diocese of Steubenville
Diocese of Toledo
Diocese of Youngstown
Denver [in Region XIII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Denver
Diocese of Cheyenne
Diocese of Colorado Springs
Diocese of Pueblo
Detroit [in Region VI] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Detroit
Diocese of Gaylord
Diocese of Grand Rapids
Diocese of Kalamazoo
Diocese of Lansing
Diocese of Marquette
Diocese of Saginaw
Dubuque [in Region IX] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Dubuque
Diocese of Davenport
Diocese of Des Moines
Diocese of Sioux City
Galveston-Houston [in Region X] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Galveston–Houston
Diocese of Austin
Diocese of Beaumont
Diocese of Brownsville
Diocese of Corpus Christi
Diocese of Tyler
Diocese of Victoria
Hartford [in Region I] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Hartford
Diocese of Bridgeport
Diocese of Norwich
Diocese of Providence
Indianapolis [in Region VII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Indianapolis
Diocese of Evansville
Diocese of Fort Wayne–South Bend
Diocese of Gary
Diocese of Lafayette in Indiana
Kansas City in Kansas [in Region IX] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas
Diocese of Dodge City
Diocese of Salina
Diocese of Wichita
Los Angeles [in Region XI] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Los Angeles
Diocese of Fresno
Diocese of Monterey
Diocese of Orange
Diocese of San Bernardino
Diocese of San Diego
Louisville [in Region V] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Louisville
Diocese of Covington
Diocese of Knoxville
Diocese of Lexington
Diocese of Memphis
Diocese of Nashville
Diocese of Owensboro
Miami [in Region XIV] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Miami
Diocese of Orlando
Diocese of Palm Beach
Diocese of Pensacola–Tallahassee
Diocese of St. Augustine
Diocese of St. Petersburg
Diocese of Venice
Milwaukee [in Region VII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Diocese of Green Bay
Diocese of La Crosse
Diocese of Madison
Diocese of Superior
Mobile [in Region V] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Mobile
Diocese of Biloxi
Diocese of Birmingham
Diocese of Jackson
New Orleans [in Region V] Metropolitan Archdiocese of New Orleans
Diocese of Alexandria
Diocese of Baton Rouge
Diocese of Houma–Thibodaux
Diocese of Lafayette in Louisiana
Diocese of Lake Charles
Diocese of Shreveport
New York [= Region II] Metropolitan Archdiocese of New York
Diocese of Albany
Diocese of Brooklyn
Diocese of Buffalo
Diocese of Ogdensburg
Diocese of Rochester
Diocese of Rockville Centre
Diocese of Syracuse
Newark [in Region III] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Newark
Diocese of Camden
Diocese of Metuchen
Diocese of Paterson
Diocese of Trenton
Oklahoma City [in Region X] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Oklahoma City
Diocese of Little Rock
Diocese of Tulsa
Omaha [in Region IX] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Omaha
Diocese of Grand Island
Diocese of Lincoln
Philadelphia [in Region III] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Diocese of Allentown
Diocese of Altoona–Johnstown
Diocese of Erie
Diocese of Greensburg
Diocese of Harrisburg
Diocese of Pittsburgh
Diocese of Scranton
Portland (in Oregon) [in Region XII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Portland (in Oregon)
Diocese of Baker
Diocese of Boise
Diocese of Great Falls–Billings
Diocese of Helena
St. Louis [in Region IX] Metropolitan Archdiocese of St. Louis
Diocese of Jefferson City
Diocese of Kansas City–Saint Joseph
Diocese of Springfield–Cape Girardeau
Saint Paul and Minneapolis [= Region VIII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Diocese of Bismarck
Diocese of Crookston
Diocese of Duluth
Diocese of Fargo
Diocese of New Ulm
Diocese of Rapid City
Diocese of Saint Cloud
Diocese of Sioux Falls
Diocese of Winona
San Antonio [in Region X] Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Antonio
Diocese of Amarillo
Diocese of Dallas
Diocese of El Paso
Diocese of Fort Worth
Diocese of Laredo
Diocese of Lubbock
Diocese of San Angelo
San Francisco [mostly in Region XI, except Honolulu] Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Francisco
Diocese of Honolulu [in Region XIII]
Diocese of Las Vegas
Diocese of Oakland
Diocese of Reno
Diocese of Sacramento
Diocese of Salt Lake City
Diocese of San Jose
Diocese of Santa Rosa
Diocese of Stockton
Santa Fe [in Region XIII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Santa Fe
Diocese of Gallup
Diocese of Las Cruces
Diocese of Phoenix
Diocese of Tucson
Seattle [in Region XII] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Seattle
Diocese of Spokane
Diocese of Yakima
Washington [part in Region IV] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Washington (D.C.) [in Region IV]
Diocese of Saint Thomas [in the Episcopal Conference of the Antilles]
San Juan (Puerto Rico) [=Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico] Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Juan
Diocese of Arecibo
Diocese of Caguas
Diocese of Fajardo–Humacao
Diocese of Mayagüez
Diocese of Ponce
Agaña (South Sea) [in the Episcopal Conference of the Antilles] Archdiocese of Agaña
Diocese of Caroline Islands
Diocese of Chalan Kanoa
Apostolic Prefecture of the Marshall Islands
Samoa-Apia [in the Episcopal Conference of the Antilles] Metropolitan Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia
Diocese of Samoa–Pago Pago

Military Archdiocese

Members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their dependents, employees of the U.S. Veterans Health Administration and its patients, and Americans in government service overseas, including the nation's diplomatic corps and their dependents — both Latin and Eastern — are served by the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, a non-metropolitan archdiocese (that is, without suffragan dioceses forming a territorial province with it). It is led by an archbishop, who is assisted by -presently three- auxiliary bishops.

Eastern Catholic dioceses

Province of Philadelphia (Ukrainian)

The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church in the United States is organized into a metropolia (or province) consisting of a metropolitan archeparchy and three suffragan eparchies.

Province of Pittsburgh (Ruthenian)

The sui iuris Province of Pittsburgh, consisting of a metropolitan archeparchy and three suffragan eparchies. The eparchies also serve the faithful of other Byzantine Rite Churches without established hierarchies in the United States, namely those of the Albanian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Greek, Hungarian, Italo-Albanian, Macedonian, Russian, and Slovakian Byzantine Catholic Churches.

Eastern Catholic Eparchies Immediately Subject to the Holy See

The following particular churches of various Eastern Rites are not suffragan to Metropolitan sees, but are instead exempt, i.e. immediately subject to the Holy See, while they remain part of their respective patriarchal, major archiepiscopal or other rite- & tradition-specific particular Churches.

Byzantine Rite (cfr. province above)

Melkite Greek Catholic Church

Romanian Catholic Church

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