Roman Catholic Diocese of San Angelo
|Diocese of San Angelo
|Territory||29 counties (Central and West Texas)|
|Ecclesiastical province||Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas|
|Established||October 16, 1961|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Sacred Heart|
|Patron saint||St. Michael the Archangel|
The Diocese of San Angelo (Latin: Dioecesis Angeliana) is a Catholic diocese of the Roman Rite covering 29 counties throughout Central and West Texas. It was founded on October 16, 1961. The diocese is a suffragan diocese overseen by the Metropolitan Archdiocese of San Antonio.
Encompassing some 37,433 square miles (96,950 km2), the diocese comprises the following 29 counties: Andrews, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crane, Crockett, Ector, Glasscock, Howard, Irion, Kimble, Martin, McCulloch, Menard, Midland, Mitchell, Nolan, Pecos, Reagan, Runnels, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton, Taylor, Terrell, Tom Green, and Upton.
The list of bishops serving the diocese and their terms of service:
- Thomas Joseph Drury (1961–1965)
- Thomas Ambrose Tschoepe (1966–1969)
- Stephen Aloysius Leven (1969–1979)
- Joseph Anthony Fiorenza (1979–1984)
- Michael David Pfeifer (1985–2013)
- Michael Sis (2014–present)
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