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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Galveston, Texas, Diocese of

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Covers 9,354 square miles of southeastern Texas. Established as the prefecture apostolic of Texas in 1839. Elevated to a vicariate apostolic on July 10, 1841. Elevated to the diocese of Galveston on May 4, May 4, 1847 as a suffragan of New Orleans. Its name was changed to the diocese of Galveston-Houston on July 25, 1959. Elevated to an archdiocese on December 29, 2004. Suffragen dioceses include

  • Austin, Texas
  • Beaumont, Texas
  • Brownsville, Texas
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Tyler, Texas
  • Victoria, Texas

See also:

  • Catholic-Hierarchy.Org
  • archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
  • patron saints index

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Entry for 'Galveston, Texas, Diocese of'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/g/galveston-texas-diocese-of.html. 1910.

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