Catholic Diocese of Memphis

Catholic Diocese of Memphis Coat of Arms

Our Bishop – The Most Reverend David P. Talley
Bishop Talley was appointed by His Holiness Pope Francis as the sixth Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Memphis in Tennessee on March 5, 2019, and was installed on April 2, 2019.  Learn more

2023 Annual Appeal2024 Annual Catholic Appeal
The Annual Catholic Appeal supports the ministries and services that bring the love and mercy of Christ to the Diocese of Memphis. Your prayers and support of the Annual Catholic Appeal will help the faithful of West Tennessee through the ministries of the Church. Give Now!

About Us
The Catholic Diocese of Memphis was established in 1971 and presently consists of 47 parishes and missions with 15 Catholic schools (diocesan, parochial and private) in four deaneries across 21 counties in West Tennessee. More than 70,000 Catholics make this diverse, vibrant and faith-filled Diocese their home. Led by Bishop David P. Talley, the Diocese of Memphis is committed to helping the faithful encounter the living Christ through conversion, communion, service and unity. The Diocese of Memphis respectfully serves all God’s children, regardless of their religious beliefs, socio-economic status or ethnic background.



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