Roman Catholic Vicariate Apostolic Of Iles Saint Pierre And Miquelon
The Roman Catholic Vicariate Apostolic of Iles Saint-Pierre et Miquelon (Latin: Vicariatus Apostolicus Insularum Sancti Petri et Miquelonensis) is an apostolic vicariate of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in North America. The Vicariate comprises the entirety of the French dependency of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon off the south coast of Newfoundland. As an Apostolic Vicariate, it does not have a formal metropolitan. The church is currently headed by vicar apostolic, Marie Pierre François Auguste Gaschy, C.S.Sp., a member of the religious congregation of the Spiritans. His predecessor is Lucien Prosper Ernest Fischer.
First erected as an apostolic prefecture, in 1763, after the Fall of New France, it was established as an apostolic vicariate on November 16, 1970. The Vicariate currently has 2 parishes with a combined community of 6,300 Catholics, served by 2 religious priests, 6 female religious, and 2 male religious.
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