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: Very Rev. Richard H. Dion, V.F.
St. Anthony of Padua Parish
172 Belmont St.
Manchester, NH 03103-4452
FAX (603) 625-0099
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. Raymond A. Ball, V.F.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
180 Loudon Rd.
Concord, NH 03301-6028
FAX (603) 224-6229
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. Marc B. Drouin, V.F.
St. André Bessette Parish
291 Union Ave.
Laconia, NH 03246-3122
FAX (603) 524-9620
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: Very Rev. A. Stephen Marcoux, III, V.F.
Parish of the Holy Spirit
161 Main St.
Keene, NH 03431
FAX (603) 352-7472
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. Marc R. Gagne, V.F.
St. Anne Parish
26 Emerson Ave., P.O. Box 339
Hampstead, NH 03841-0339
FAX (603) 329-4468
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. Andrew W. Cryans, V.F.
St. Thomas More Parish
P.O. Box 620
Durham, NH 03824-0620
FAX (603) 868-3765
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: Very Rev. John M. Grace, V.F.
Parish of the Resurrection
449 Broad St.
Nashua, NH 03063-3412
FAX (603) 881-3561
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, Saint John XXIII, St. Joseph the Worker, and St. Patrick.
Upper Valley Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Shawn M. Therrien, V.F.
St. Mary Parish
32 Pearl St.
Claremont, NH 03743-2552
FAX (603) 542-9614
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. Alan C. Tremblay, V.F.
St. Joseph Parish
21 Pine St.
Woodsville, NH 03785
FAX (603) 747-8071
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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