Pope Leo XIII appointed Bishop Corbett as the first Bishop of Sale on May 13, 1887, eight days after the creation of the Diocese of Sale.
Born in Ireland, Bishop Patrick Phelan was the second Bishop of the Diocese of Sale from 1913 till his death in 1925.
Bishop Richard Ryan, previously served as Bishop of Geraldton in Western Australia. He was the third Bishop of Sale between 1926 to 1957.
Bishop Lyons was the first Australian-born Bishop of Sale, serving between 1957 to 1967. after previously serving as Bishop of Christchurch, NZ.
Born in East Brunswick, Bishop Arthur Francis Fox served the Diocese of Sale from 1968 to 1981, achieving prominence for his hard-line conservative stance.
Known as Eric, he was born in Brighton, Victoria on ANZAC Day April 25, 1924. Bishop D'Arcy was the sixth Bishop for the Sale Diocese from 1981 to 1988.
The seventh Bishop of the Sale Diocese, Bishop Coffey was the third Bishop born in Ireland. He served Sale from 1989 to 2008.
Serving only four years and two months, the eight Bishop of Sale, Bishop Prowse achieved a number of changes between 2009 and 2013.