Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore

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Diocese of Waterford and Lismore
Dioecesis Vaterfordiensis et Lismoriensis
Deoise Phort Láirge agus Lios Mór
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Location
Country Republic of Ireland
Territory Waterford city and County Waterford along with parts of counties Tipperary and Cork
Ecclesiastical province Province of Cashel
Metropolitan Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly
Statistics
Area 981 sq mi (2,540 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
152,136
144,027 (94.7%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established United 16 June 1363
Cathedral Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford
Patron saint St Otteran, St Carthage and St Declan
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Sede Vacante
Metropolitan Archbishop Dermot Clifford,
Archbishop of Cashel and Emly
Vicar General Archdeacon: Very Rev Nicholas O’Mahony PP, VG.
Emeritus Bishops William Lee
Map
The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore within the Province of Cashel.
The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore within the Province of Cashel.
Website
waterfordlismore.com

The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore (Irish: Deoise Phort Láirge agus Leasa Móire ) is a Roman Catholic diocese in southern Ireland. It is one of six suffragan dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of Cashel (also known as Munster) and is subject to the Archbishop of Cashel and Emly.[1] The incumbent Ordinary is William Lee.

Parishes[edit]

The geographic remit of the diocese includes Waterford city and the county of Waterford as well as part of counties Tipperary and Cork. There are 45 parishes in the diocese with an estimated Catholic population of 44,000.

Diocese Town / County Parishes or Group Parishes
Waterford
and Lismore
Waterford city Ballybricken (Trinity Without)
Holy Family
Sacred Heart
St John’s
St Joseph & St Benildus & St Mary’s
St Paul’s
St Saviour’s
St Saviour’s
Trinity Within and St Patricks
Kilbarry
Waterford County Abbeyside, Ballinroad and Garranbane
Aglish, Ballinameela and Mount Stuart
Ardmore & Grange
Ballyduff Upper
Butlerstown
Cappoquin
Clashmore
Dungarvan
Dunhill
Kilgobinet
Killea (Dunmore East)
Kilrossanty (Kilmacthomas)
Knockanore (Tallow)
Lismore & Ballysaggart
Modeligo and Affane
Newtown (Kilmacthomas)
Portlaw
Ring & Old Parish
Stradbally
Ballylaneen & Faha
Tallow
Tramore & Carbally
Touraneena & The Nire
Rathgormack and Clonea
Carrickbeg & Windgap.
County Tipperary Ardfinnan (Clonmel)
Ballylooby
Ballyneale (Carrick-on-Suir)
Ballyporeen
Cahir
Kilsheelan & Kilcash
SS Peter & Paul (Clonmel)
St. Mary's (Clonmel)
St Oliver Plunkett (Clonmel)
Powerstown & Lisronagh
Carrick-on-Suir & Faugheen
Clogheen
Newcastle & Fourmilewater.

Ordinaries[edit]

Further information: Bishop of Waterford and Lismore

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diocese of Waterford and Lismore. Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 3 June 2011.

External links[edit]