About Us » Deans and Deaneries
The Diocese of Manchester is divided into nine territorial districts or deaneries.The bishop appoints a vicar forane, also called a “dean,” in each deanery to assist him to, among other things, promote and coordinate apostolic and pastoral activity in the deanery.
Dean: Rev. Msgr. John P. Quinn, V.F.
St. Elizabeth Seton Parish
190 Meetinghouse Road
Bedford, NH 03110-6027
FAX (603) 644-5371
The following parishes belong to the Amoskeag Deanery:
Auburn: St. Peter; Bedford: St. Elizabeth Seton; Goffstown: St. Lawrence; Litchfield: St. Francis of Assisi; Manchester: Blessed Sacrament, Parish of the Transfiguration, Sacred Heart, St. Anne-St. Augustin, St. Anthony of Padua, St. Catherine of Siena, St. Hedwig, St. Joseph Cathedral, Ste. Marie, St. Pius X, and St. Raphael.
Dean: Very Rev. Richard A. Roberge, V.F.
Christ the King Parish
135 N. State Street, P.O. Box 2756
Concord, NH 03302-2756
FAX (603) 228-4580
The following parishes and mission belong to the Capital Deanery:
Concord: Christ the King, and Immaculate Heart of Mary; Henniker: St. Theresa; Hillsborough: St. Mary; Hooksett: Holy Rosary; Penacook: Immaculate Conception; Pittsfield: Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Joseph Mission (Northwood); Suncook: St. John the Baptist.
Lakes Region Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Dennis J. Audet, V.F.
St. Charles Borromeo Parish
300 NH Route 25
P.O. Box 237
Meredith, NH 03253-0237
FAX (603) 279-9924
The following parishes and mission belong to the Lakes Region Deanery:
Alton: St. Katharine Drexel; Belmont: St. Joseph; Franklin: St. Gabriel; Laconia: St. André Bessette Parish; Meredith: St. Charles Borromeo; Plymouth: Holy Trinity and Our Lady of Grace Mission (Bristol).
Dean: Rev. Msgr. Gerald R. Belanger, V.F.
Divine Mercy Parish
18 Vine Street
Peterborough, NH 03458-2403
FAX (603) 924-8365
The following parishes belong to the Monadnock Deanery:
Greenville: Sacred Heart of Jesus; Hinsdale: Mary, Queen of Peace; Jaffrey: St. Patrick; Keene: Parish of the Holy Spirit; Peterborough: Divine Mercy.
Dean: Very Rev. Frederick J. Pennett, Jr., V.F.
St. Mark the Evangelist Parish
1 South Rd.
Londonderry, NH 03053-3814
FAX (603) 434-6748
The following parishes belong to the Rockingham Deanery:
Derry: Holy Cross and St. Thomas Aquinas; Epping: St. Joseph; Hampstead: St. Anne; Londonderry: St. Jude and St. Mark the Evangelist; Pelham: St. Patrick; Plaistow: St. Luke the Evangelist; Salem: Saints Mary and Joseph; Windham: St. Matthew.
Dean: Very Rev. Agapit H. Jean, Jr., V.F.
Parish of the Assumption
150 Central Ave.
Dover, NH 03820-3464
FAX (603) 749-6779
The following parishes and missions belong to the Seacoast Deanery:
Center Ossipee: St. Joseph; Dover: Parish of the Assumption and Chapel of the Nativity Mission (Barrington); Durham: St. Thomas More; Exeter: St. Michael; Farmington: St. Peter; Gonic: St. Leo; Hampton: Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal and St. Elizabeth of Hungary Mission (Seabrook Beach); Hampton Beach: St. Patrick Chapel; Newmarket: St. Mary; Portsmouth: Corpus Christi; Rochester: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary and St. Mary; Rollinsford: St. Mary; Rye Beach: St. Theresa; Sanbornville: St. Anthony; Somersworth: St. Ignatius of Loyola.
Dean: Rev. Msgr. Paul L. Bouchard, V.F.
Our Lady of Mercy Parish
16 Baboosic Lake Rd.
Merrimack, NH 03054-3603
FAX (603) 424-1780
The following parishes belong to the Souhegan Deanery:
Hudson: St. Kathryn; Merrimack: Our Lady of Mercy and St. John Neumann; Milford: St. Patrick; Nashua: Immaculate Conception, Parish of the Resurrection, St. Aloysius of Gonzaga, St. Christopher, St. John XXIII, St. Joseph the Worker, and St. Patrick.
Upper Valley Deanery
The following parishes and missions belong to the Upper Valley Deanery:
Charlestown: All Saints; Claremont: St. Joseph and St. Mary and Old St. Mary (Claremont); Enfield: St. Helena and St. Mary Mission (Canaan); Hanover: St. Denis; Lebanon: Sacred Heart; New London: Our Lady of Fatima and Immaculate Conception Mission (Andover); Newport: St. Patrick and St. Joachim Mission (Sunapee).
White Mountain Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Craig I. Cheney, V.F.
North American Martyrs Parish
55 Pleasant Street
Colebrook, NH 03576
FAX (603) 237-8580
The following parishes and missions belong to the White Mountain Deanery:
Berlin: Good Shepherd; Colebrook: North American Martyrs and St. Pius the Tenth Mission (Errol); Gorham: Holy Family; Groveton: St. Marguerite d'Youville; Lancaster: Gate of Heaven Parish and St. Agnes Mission (Jefferson) and St. Patrick Mission (Twin Mountain), and Our Lady of the Mountain Shrine (Bretton Woods); Lincoln: St. Joseph; Lisbon: St. Catherine of Siena; Littleton: St. Rose of Lima and Our Lady of the Snows Mission (Franconia); North Conway: Our Lady of the Mountains; Woodsville: St. Joseph.
Diocese of Manchester
The Catholic Church in New Hampshire
153 Ash Street, Box 310
Manchester, NH 03105-0310
Fax: (603) 669-0377
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