Roman Catholic Diocese of Lubbock

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Diocese of Lubbock
Dioecesis Lubbokensis
CoA Roman Catholic Diocese of Lubbock.svg
Location
Country United States
Territory 25 counties south of the Texas Panhandle
Ecclesiastical province Province of San Antonio
Statistics
Population
- Catholics

136,894 (2010)
Parishes 63
Schools 2
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established June 25, 1983
Cathedral Cathedral of Christ the King
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Robert Milner Coerver
Bishop of Lubbock
Metropolitan Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller
Archbishop of San Antonio
Vicar General Eugene Driscoll
Emeritus Bishops Plácido Rodriguez
Map
Diocese of Lubbock in Texas.jpg
Website
catholiclubbock.org
Christ the King Cathedral

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Lubbock (Latin: Dioecesis Lubbokensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in Texas. It was founded on June 25, 1983. The Diocese of Lubbock—encompassing 25 counties on the Llano Estacado and Rolling Plains of West Texas—is a church of 136,894 self-proclaimed Roman Catholics who gather in 63 parishes as of the 2010 U.S. Census.

History[edit]

The Diocese of Lubbock was founded on was founded on June 25, 1983. Prior, the area was part of the Diocese of Amarillo and the Diocese of San Angelo.

Parishies[edit]

Diocese of Lubbock parishes
City Parish
Abernathy Saint Isidore
Anson Saint Michael
Anton Saint Anthony
Aspermont Saint Mary
Brownfield Saint Anthony
Crosbyton Saint Joseph
Denver City Saint William
Earth Saint Mary Magdalen
El Ranchito Sacred Heart
Floydada Saint Mary Magdalen
Hale Center Saint Theresa
Hamlin Holy Trinity
Haskell Saint George
Hermleigh Saint John
Idalou Saint Philip Benizi
Jayton Church of the Epiphany
Lamesa Our Lady of Guadalupe
Saint Margaret Mary
Levelland Saint Michael
Littlefield Sacred Heart
Lockney Saint Joseph
Lorenzo San Lorenzo
Lubbock Christ the King Cathedral
Holy Spirit
Our Lady of Grace
Our Lady of Guadalupe
Saint Elizabeth
Saint John Neumann
Saint John The Baptist
Saint Joseph
Saint Patrick
Saint Theresa
Matador Our Lady of Guadalupe
Morton Saint Ann
Muleshoe Immaculate Conception
New Deal Our Lady Queen of Apostles
O'Donnell Saint Pius X
Olton Saint Peter
Paducah Saint Elizabeth
Pep Saint Philip Neri
Petersburg Sacred Heart
Plains Sacred Heart
Plainview Our Lady of Guadalupe
Sacred Heart
Saint Alice
Post Holy Cross
Ralls Saint Michael
Ropesville San Francisco de Asis
Rotan Saint Joseph
Seagraves Saint Paul
Seminole Saint James
Shallowater Saint Philp Benizi
Slaton Our Lady of Guadalupe
Saint Joseph
Snyder Our Lady of Guadalupe
Saint Elizabeth
Spur Saint Mary
Stamford Saint Ann
Sundown San Isidro
Tahoka Saint Jude
Wilson Blessed Sacrament
Wolfforth Saint Francis of Assisi
Woodrow San Ramon

Bishops[edit]

The list of bishops of the diocese and their terms of service:

  1. Michael Jarboe Sheehan (1983–1993)
  2. Plácido Rodriguez (1994–2016)
  3. Robert Milner Coerver (since 2016)

Education[edit]

Secondary school[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Christ the King, Lubbock
  • Saint Joseph, Slaton

Former schools[edit]

  • Saint Elizabeth's, Lubbock (1949–1955)
  • Saint Peter's, Lubbock (1962–1964)

Arms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°35′36″N 101°54′46″W / 33.59333°N 101.91278°W / 33.59333; -101.91278