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Roman Catholic Diocese of Hearst

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Ecclesiastical province  Ontario
Denomination  Roman Catholic
Established  3 December 1938
Province  Ontario
Country  Canada
Parishes  18
Rite  Roman Rite
Area  108,830 km²
Phone  +1 705-362-4903
Population - Total - Catholics  (as of 2013) 33,300 26,500 (79.6%)
Address  76 7th St, Hearst, ON P0L 1N0, Canada

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hearst (Latin: Dioecesis Hearstensis) (erected 18 April 1919, as the Prefecture Apostolic of Northern Ontario) is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Ottawa. It was elevated to an apostolic vicariate on 17 November 1920 and became a diocese on 3 December 1938.

Ordinaries

  • Joseph-Jean-Baptiste Hallé (1918 - 1939)
  • Joseph Charbonneau (1939 - 1940)
  • Albini LeBlanc (1940 - 1945)
  • Georges-Léon Landry (1946 - 1952)
  • Louis Lévesque (1952 - 1964)
  • Jacques Landriault (1964 - 1971)
  • Roger-Alfred Despatie (1973 - 1993)
  • Pierre Fisette, P.M.E. (1993 - 1995)
  • André Vallée, P.M.E. (1996 - 2005)
  • Vincent Cadieux, O.M.I. (2007 - 2016) - Bishop Emeritus
  • Robert Bourgon (2016 - Present)
  • References

    Roman Catholic Diocese of Hearst Wikipedia


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