Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint George's in Grenada
|Diocese of Saint George's in Grenada
Dioecesis Sancti Georgii
|Area||340 km2 (130 sq mi)|
|(as of 2014)
|Parishes||20 (1 mission)|
|Established||20 February 1956 (61 years ago)|
|Cathedral||Immaculate Conception Cathedral, St. George's|
|Patron saint||The Blessed Virgin Mary|
|Bishop||Clyde Martin Harvey|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Robert Rivas OP|
|Emeritus Bishops||Sydney Anicetus Charles|
1.^ Most statistics from GCatholic.org2.^ 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.
- It was erected on 20 February 1956 as Diocese of St. George's in Grenada, on British Antillian territory split off from the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Port of Spain
- It lost territory on 1970.03.07 to establish the Diocese of Bridgetown-Kingstown.
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) .
(all Roman Rite)
- Suffragan Bishops of Saint George’s in Grenada
- Justin James Field, Dominican Order (O.P.) (born England, UK) (1957.01.14 – death 1969.08.04)
- Patrick Webster, Benedictine Order (O.S.B.) (born Saint Lucia) (1970.03.07 – 1974.11.18), succeeding as former Titular Bishop of Otočac (1969.06.26 – 1970.03.07), Auxiliary Bishop of Saint George’s in Grenada (1969.06.26 – 1970.03.07) and Apostolic Administrator of Saint George’s in Grenada (1969.08.05 – 1970.03.07); later Metropolitan Archbishop of Castries (Saint Lucia) (1974.11.18 – retired 1979.05.10), died 1989
- Sydney Anicetus Charles (born Trinidad and Tobago) (1974.11.18 – retired 2002.07.10)
- Vincent (Matthew) Darius, O.P. (born Grenada) (2002.07.10 – death 2016.04.26)
- Clyde Martin Harvey (born Trinidad and Tobago) (2017.06.23 – ...), no previous prelature.
- GCatholic with Google map - data for all section
- "Diocese of Saint George's in Grenada". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2007-02-24.
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