Diocese of Lubbock
|Diocese of Lubbock|
|Metropolitan bishopric||Archdiocese of San Antonio|
|Diocesan bishop||Robert Milner Coerver|
|Emeritus diocesan bishop||Plácido Rodríguez CMF|
|Parishes||63 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|Residents||487,000 (December 31, 2007 / AP2009 )|
|Catholics||86,400 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|Diocesan priest||46 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|Religious priest||4 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|Catholics per priest||1,728|
|Permanent deacons||52 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|Friars||4 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|Religious sisters||25 ( 12/31/2007 / AP2009 )|
|cathedral||Cathedral of Christ the King|
The diocese of Lubbock was established on March 25, 1983 by Pope John Paul II with the Apostolic Constitution Monent prudentia from cessions of territory from the dioceses of Amarillo and San Angelo and subordinated to the Archdiocese of San Antonio as a suffragan .
The Diocese of Lubbock includes the state of Texas lying areas Bailey County , Borden County , Cochran County , Cottle County , Crosby County , Dawson County , Dickens County , Fisher County , Floyd County , Gaines County , Garza County , Hale County , Haskell County , Hockley County , Jones County , Kent County , King County , Lamb County , Lubbock County , Lynn County , Motley County , Scurry County , Stonewall County , Terry County, and Yoakum County .
Bishops of Lubbock
- Michael Jarboe Sheehan , 1983–1993, then Archbishop of Santa Fe
- Plácido Rodríguez CMF , 1994-2016
- Robert Milner Coerver , since 2016
- Homepage of the Diocese of Lubbock (English)
- Entry for the Diocese of Lubbock on catholic-hierarchy.org
- Ioannes Paulus II: Const. Apost. Monent prudentia , AAS 75 I (1983), n.8, p. 603f.