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; Center Ossipee: St. Joseph; Franklin: St. Gabriel; Laconia: St. André Bessette Parish; Meredith: St. Charles Borromeo; Plymouth: Holy Trinity and Our Lady of Grace Mission (Bristol); Sanbornville: St. Anthony.
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:
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; 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: Blessed John XXIII, Immaculate Conception, Parish of the Resurrection, St. Aloysius of Gonzaga, St. Christopher, St. Joseph the Worker, and St. Patrick.
Upper Valley Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. William V. Kaliyadan, M.S., V.F.
Sacred Heart Parish
2 Hough Street
P.O. Box 482
Lebanon, NH 03766-0482
FAX (603) 448-2139
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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