Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore

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Diocese of Waterford and Lismore
Dioecesis Vaterfordiensis et Lismoriensis
Deoise Phort Láirge agus Lios Mór
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Location
CountryRepublic of Ireland
TerritoryWaterford city and County Waterford along with parts of counties Tipperary and Cork
Ecclesiastical provinceProvince of Cashel
MetropolitanArchdiocese of Cashel and Emly
Statistics
Area981 sq mi (2,540 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2010)
152,136
144,027 (94.7%)
Information
DenominationRoman Catholic
RiteLatin Rite
EstablishedUnited 16 June 1363
CathedralCathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, Waterford
Patron saintSt Otteran, St Carthage and St Declan
Current leadership
PopeFrancis
BishopAlphonsus Cullinan
Metropolitan ArchbishopKieran O'Reilly,
Archbishop of Cashel and Emly
Vicar GeneralArchdeacon: Very Rev Nicholas O’Mahony PP, VG.
Emeritus BishopsWilliam Lee
Map
Roman Catholic Diocese of Lismore map.png
Website
waterfordlismore.com

The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore (Irish: Deoise Phort Láirge agus Leasa Móire ) is a Roman Catholic diocese in southern Ireland. It is one of six suffragan dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of Cashel (also known as Munster) and is subject to the Archbishop of Cashel and Emly.[1] The Reverend Dr. Alphonsus Cullinan, previously serving as a pastor in Rathkeale, Ireland, in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Limerick, was installed Bishop of the Diocese of Waterford and Lismore on 12 April 2015. The Bishop Emeritus is William Lee.

Parishes[edit]

The geographic remit of the diocese includes Waterford city and the county of Waterford as well as part of counties Tipperary and Cork. As well as Waterford city, the diocese contains the towns of Cahir, Carrick-on-Suir, Dungarvan and Tramore. There are 45 parishes in the diocese with an estimated Catholic population of 44,000.

Diocese Town / County Parishes or Group Parishes
Waterford
and Lismore
Waterford city Ballybricken (Trinity Without)
Holy Family
Sacred Heart
St John’s
St Joseph & St Benildus & St Mary’s
St Paul’s
St Saviour’s
Trinity Within and St Patricks
Kilbarry
Waterford County Abbeyside, Ballinroad and Garranbane
Aglish, Ballinameela and Mount Stuart
Ardmore & Grange
Ballyduff Upper
Butlerstown
Cappoquin
Clashmore
Dungarvan
Dunhill
Kilgobinet
Killea (Dunmore East)
Kilrossanty (Kilmacthomas)
Knockanore (Tallow)
Lismore
Modeligo and Affane
Newtown (Kilmacthomas)
Portlaw
Ring & Old Parish
Stradbally
Ballylaneen & Faha
Tallow
Tramore & Carbally
Touraneena & The Nire
Rathgormack and Clonea
Carrickbeg & Windgap.
County Tipperary Ardfinnan (Clonmel)
Ballylooby
Ballyneale (Carrick-on-Suir)
Ballyporeen
Cahir
Kilsheelan & Kilcash
SS Peter & Paul (Clonmel)
St. Mary's (Clonmel)
St Oliver Plunkett (Clonmel)
Powerstown & Lisronagh
Carrick-on-Suir & Faugheen
Clogheen
Newcastle & Fourmilewater.

Ordinaries[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Diocese of Waterford and Lismore. Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 3 June 2011.

External links[edit]

  • [1]
  • Diocese of Waterford and Lismore
  • PD-icon.svg Herbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "Lismore and Waterford". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainHerbermann, Charles, ed. (1913). "article name needed". Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton.