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Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Province Province IV
Bishop Duncan Montgomery Gray, III
Cathedral St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral, Jackson
Subdivisions
Parishes
Membership
Website Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi website
Location of the Diocese of Mississippi

The Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi, created in 1850, is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over the entire state of Mississippi. It is in Province 4 and its cathedral, St. Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral, is in Jackson, as are the diocesan offices.[1]

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Current bishop

The Rt. Rev. Duncan Montgomery Gray, III, is the ninth and current bishop of Mississippi and holds the post previously held by his father and grandfather before him. He has a master's in divinity and an honorary doctorate from The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.[2]

List of bishops

The bishops of Mississippi have been:[3]

  1. William Mercer Green, (1850 - 1887)
    Hugh M. Thompson, bishop coadjutor 1883
  2. Hugh M. Thompson, (1887 - 1902)
  3. Theodore D. Bratton, (1903 - 1938)
    William M. Green, II, bishop coadjutor 1919
  4. William M. Green, II, (1938 - 1942)
  5. Duncan Montgomery Gray, Sr., (1943 - 1966)
    John M. Allin, bishop coadjutor 1961
  6. John M. Allin, (1966 - 1974)
    Duncan Montgomery Gray, Jr., bishop coadjutor 1974
  7. Duncan Montgomery Gray, Jr., (1974 - 1993)
    A. C. Marble, Jr., bishop coadjutor 1991
  8. A. C. Marble, Jr., (1993 - 2003)
  9. Duncan Montgomery Gray, III, (2003 - present)

See also

References

  1. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 264-265
  2. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory, 2005, revised edition, New York: Church Publishing, p. 343.
  3. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 264

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