Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint George's in Grenada

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Diocese of Saint George's in Grenada
Dioecesis Sancti Georgii
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception C IM0109.JPG
Location
Country  Grenada
Ecclesiastical province Castries
Statistics
Area 340 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2014)
102,295
46,485 (45.4%)
Parishes 20 (1 mission)
Churches 61[1]
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Latin Rite
Established 20 February 1956 (61 years ago)
Cathedral Immaculate Conception Cathedral, St. George's
Patron saint The Blessed Virgin Mary[2]
Secular priests 7
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Clyde Martin Harvey
Metropolitan Archbishop Robert Rivas OP
Emeritus Bishops Sydney Anicetus Charles
Website
StGDiocese.org

1.^ Most statistics from GCatholic.org

2.^ Coat of arms (of the Bishop), Catholic Diocese of Saint George's in Grenada

The Roman Catholic Diocese of St. George's in Grenada (Latin: Dioecesis Sancti Georgii) is a diocese, of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in the Caribbean, which encompasses only and the entirety of Grenada. It is a suffragan of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Castries (Saint Lucia) and a member of the Antilles Episcopal Conference, het depends on the missionary Roman Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples.

Its cathedral episcopal see is Immaculate Conception Cathedral, in national capital St. George's, Grenada.

History[edit]

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014, it pastorally served 46,485 Catholics (45.4% of 102,295 total) on 340 km² in 20 parishes and 1 mission with 23 priests (7 diocesan, 16 religious), 8 deacons and 53 lay religious (20 brothers, 33 sisters) .

Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Saint George’s in Grenada

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Coordinates: 12°03′14″N 61°45′08″W / 12.0538°N 61.7522°W / 12.0538; -61.7522