Roman Catholic Diocese of New Ulm

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Diocese of New Ulm
Dioecesis Novae Ulmae
Coat of Arms of the Roman Catholic Diocese of New Ulm.svg
Country United States
Territory 15 counties in western Minnesota
Ecclesiastical province Saint Paul and Minneapolis
Area 9,863 sq mi (25,550 km2)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
69,503 (24.4%)
Parishes 82
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established November 18, 1957 (56 years ago)
Cathedral Cathedral of the Holy Trinity
Patron saint Mary, Mother of God
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop John M. LeVoir
Diocese of New Ulm map 1.jpg
Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Roman Catholic Diocese of New Ulm (Latin: Dioecesis Novae Ulmae) is a Roman Catholic diocese in western Minnesota, United States. The current bishop of the diocese is Bishop John M. LeVoir. It is a suffragan see of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The See city for the diocese is New Ulm. The Cathedral parish is the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.

The diocese has a very rural nature. The largest town in the diocese is Willmar at 19,610 (2010 Census), New Ulm is, after Hutchinson and Marshall, the 4th largest city. There are no Catholic colleges or universities situated in the diocese.


The diocese was founded on November 18, 1957, by Pope Pius XII. Its territory was taken from the Archdiocese of Saint Paul.[1][2]


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  1. ^ "Diocese of New Ulm". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  2. ^ "Diocese of New Ulm". Giga Catholic. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 

Coordinates: 44°18′43″N 94°27′47″W / 44.31194°N 94.46306°W / 44.31194; -94.46306