Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston

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Diocese of Crookston
Dioecesis Crookstoniensis
Coat of Arms of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston.svg
Location
Country United States
Territory 14 counties in northwestern Minnesota
Ecclesiastical province Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Statistics
Area 17,210 sq mi (44,600 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
250,941
35,780 (14.3%)
Parishes 67
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established December 31, 1909 (104 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
Patron saint Immaculate Conception
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Michael Joseph Hoeppner
Map
Diocese of Crookston map 1.jpg
Website
crookston.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston (Latin: Dioecesis Crookstoniensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese that covers the northwest section of Minnesota. The current bishop of the diocese is Bishop Michael Hoeppner. It is a suffragan see of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The See city for the diocese is Crookston. The Cathedral parish of the diocese is the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

History[edit]

The diocese was founded on December 31, 1909 by Saint Pius X. Its territory was taken from the Archdiocese of Saint Paul.[1][2]

Ordinaries[edit]

High school[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diocese of Crookston". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of Crookston". GCatholic.org. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 

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Coordinates: 47°46′27″N 96°36′29″W / 47.77417°N 96.60806°W / 47.77417; -96.60806