Roman Catholic Diocese of Thunder Bay

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Diocese of Thunder Bay
Dioecesis Sinus Tonitralis
Saint Patrick's Cathedral Thunder Bay.jpg
St. Patrick's Cathedral in Thunder Bay
Location
Country Canada
Territory Northern Ontario
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of Toronto
Metropolitan Thunder Bay, Ontario
Coordinates 48°22′56″N 89°14′58″W / 48.38222°N 89.24944°W / 48.38222; -89.24944Coordinates: 48°22′56″N 89°14′58″W / 48.38222°N 89.24944°W / 48.38222; -89.24944
Population
- Catholics

77,800 (31.0%)
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established April 29, 1952
Cathedral St. Patrick's Cathedral
Patron saint St. Patrick
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Frederick Joseph Colli
Metropolitan Archbishop Thomas Christopher Collins
Website
dotb.ca

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Thunder Bay (Latin: Dioecesis Sinus Tonitralis) is a Latin suffragan in the ecclesiastical province of the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Toronto, in Ontario, Canada.

Its cathedral episcopal see is St. Patrick's Cathedral, dedicated to St. Patrick, in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Statistics[edit]

As per 2014 it pastorally served 81,400 Catholics (31.0% of 262,600 total) on 220,000 km² in 43 parishes with 46 priests (37 diocesan, 9 religious), 36 deacons and 16 lay religious (9 brothers, 7 sisters) .

History[edit]

Episcopal Ordinaries[edit]

(all Roman Rite)

Suffragan Bishops of Fort William
Suffragan Bishops of Thunder Bay

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