Discover the Diocese of Baker

The Diocese of Baker (Latin: Dioecesis Bakeriensis) is a territorial division, or diocese, of the Roman Catholic Church in Eastern OregonUnited States. It is a suffragan see of theArchdiocese of Portland.

While the cathedral, Cathedral of Saint Francis de Sales, is in the small city of Baker City, the pastoral offices are located in Bend, the largest city in Oregon outside the Willamette Valley.

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Baker "includes almost 67,000 square miles in Oregon and has a population of 526,760 people, of whom 34,375, or seven percent, are Catholic".

History

The "Diocese of Baker City" was established on June 19, 1903, and renamed "Diocese of Baker" on February 16, 1952.

Territory

The diocese consists of the counties of BakerCrookDeschutesGilliamGrantHarney,Hood RiverJeffersonKlamathLakeMalheurMorrowShermanUmatillaUnionWallowa,Wasco and Wheeler in Eastern Oregon.

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