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Diocese of Fond du Lac
Arms of Diocese of Fond du Lac
Province Province V
Bishop Russell Edward Jacobus
Cathedral St. Paul's Cathedral,

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

Deaneries 4 active
Congregations 34 plus 2 chapels
Membership over 6600
Website Diocese of Fond du Lac
Map of Diocese of Fond du Lac

The Diocese of Fond du Lac is a diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, encompassing the northeastern third of Wisconsin. It was created out of the Diocese of Wisconsin in 1875 and took on its current boundaries when the Diocese of Eau Claire was created in 1928. The diocese contains 34 congregations, two chapels and has more than 6,600 baptized members. It is part of Province 5 (the upper Midwest).



The episcopal see is at Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. The Cathedral Church of St. Paul the Apostle is the mother church. Diocesan offices are in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Parishes in the diocese


The current and seventh bishop of the Diocese is the Rt. Rev. Russell E. Jacobus, who has served since 1994.

These are the bishops who have served the Diocese of Fond du Lac:[1]

  1. John Henry Hobart Brown (1875 - 1888)
  2. Charles Chapman Grafton (1889 - 1912)
    * Reginald Heber Weller, Coadjutor Bishop (consecrated 1900)
  3. Reginald Heber Weller (1912 - 1933)
    * Harwood Sturtevant, Coadjutor Bishop (consecrated 1929)
  4. Harwood Sturtevant (1933 - 1956)
    * William Hampton Brady, Coadjutor Bishop (consecrated 1953)
  5. William Hampton Brady (1956 - 1980)
  6. William Louis Stevens (1980 - 1994)

See also


Curtiss, A. Parker (1925). History of the Diocese of Fond du Lac and Its Several Congregations. Fond du Lac, Wisconsin: P.B. Haber Printing. "Compiled Under The Direction of The Bishop, in Commemoration of its FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY"  


  1. ^ The Episcopal Church Annual. Morehouse Publishing: New York, NY (2005)

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