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Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria Cornwall

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Territory  St. Lawrence Valley
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Cathedral  Alexandria
Phone  +1 613-933-1138
Patron saint  Finan of Lindisfarne
Population - Catholics  56,600 (62.2%)
Rite  Roman Rite
Province  Ontario
Country  Canada
Ecclesiastical province  Archdiocese of Kingston
Metropolitan  Alexandria and Cornwall, Ontario
Address  220 Montreal Rd, Cornwall, ON K6H 1B4, Canada
Similar  St Peter's Parish, Blessed Sacrament Parish, St Francis De Sales Parish, Trinity Anglican Church, St John's Presbyter Church

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria–Cornwall (Latin: Dioecesis Alexandrinus–Cornubiensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese that comprises the easternmost part of the Province of Ontario. The diocese was created by Pope Leo XIII on January 23, 1890. It has also previously operated under the name the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria in Ontario. It is currently led by Bishop Marcel Damphousse, originally from Saint Boniface, Manitoba.

As of 2004, the diocese contains 32 parishes, 36 active diocesan priests, 9 religious priests, and 56,000 Catholics. It also has 32 Women Religious, 13 Religious Brothers, and 16 permanent deacons.

Diocesan bishops

The following is a list of the bishops of Alexandria-Cornwall, and their terms of service:

  • Alexander Macdonell (1890-1905)
  • William Andrew Macdonell (1906-1920)
  • Félix Couturier (1921-1941)
  • Rosario L. Brodeur (1941-1966)
  • Adolphe E. Proulx (1967-1974)
  • Eugène Philippe LaRocque (1974–2002)
  • Paul-André Durocher (2002–2011)
  • Marcel Damphousse (2012–2015)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria-Cornwall Wikipedia

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