Roman Catholic Diocese Of Corpus Christi
Diocese of Corpus Christi
Dioecesis Corporis Christi
Roman Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi.svg
Country  United States
Territory 11 counties in Southern Texas
Ecclesiastical province Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
Metropolitan Corpus Christi, Texas
- Catholics

388,878 (69.9%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established March 23, 1912
Cathedral Corpus Christi Cathedral
Patron saint Our Lady of Guadalupe
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop William Mulvey
Bishop of Corpus Christi
Metropolitan Archbishop Daniel DiNardo
Archbishop of Galveston-Houston
Emeritus Bishops
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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi (Latin: Dioecesis Corporis Christi) is a Roman Catholic diocese in Texas. It was founded on March 23, 1912.


The bishops who were Vicars Apostolic of Brownsville and their terms of service:

(Manucy and Verdaguer y Prat were the bishops of the Vicariate Apostolic of Brownsville from which the Diocese of Corpus Christi was formed)

The list of bishops of the Diocese of Corpus Christi and their terms of service:

  1. Paul Joseph Nussbaum (1913-1920)
  2. Emmanuel Boleslaus Ledvina (1921-1949)
  3. Mariano Simon Garriga (1949-1965)(coadjutor, 1936-1949)
  4. Thomas Joseph Drury (1965-1983)
  5. René Henry Gracida (1983-1997)
  6. Roberto González Nieves (1997-1999)(coadjutor, 1995-1997)
  7. Edmond Carmody (2000-2010)
  8. William Mulvey (2010-Present)

Auxiliary bishop

Other priests of this diocese who became bishops

High schools

See also


External links

Corpus Christi Cathedral

Coordinates: 27°44?34?N 97°24?07?W / 27.74278°N 97.40194°W / 27.74278; -97.40194

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