Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Anchorage–Juneau

USA USA

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Anchorage–Juneau (English) / Ancoragien(sis)–Iunellen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Fairbanks

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: St. Joseph the Worker (May 1), Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (October 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 12, September 8 (co-cath.), June 5 (2016) (old cath.)

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: 225 Cordova St., Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

Phone: +1 (907) 297-7700

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2020.05.19 – ...):Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (67)Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (67)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Anchorage–Juneau (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (67)Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (67)
(2020.05.19 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage–Juneau (USA)

Rich in mercy

Born:1956.12.19 (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:2017.10.10

Bishop of Juneau (USA) (2017.07.11 – 2020.05.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Anchorage (USA) (2019.06.07 – 2020.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage–Juneau (USA) (2020.05.19 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (USA) (2022.09.27 – 2023.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Anchorage (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (67)Bishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (67) (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.06.07 – 2020.05.19)

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (64)Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (64)
(2016.10.04 – 2019.04.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA)

Veritas in caritate

Born:1959.06.15 (Tell City, IN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2009.12.09

Priest of Indianapolis (USA) (1992.06.27 – 2009.10.19)

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (2009.10.19 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2016.10.04 – 2019.04.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2019.04.29 – 2019.09.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2019.09.03 – ...)

Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (83)Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (83)
(2001.03.03 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Anchorage (USA)

Jesus Christ is Lord

Born:1940.07.03 (St. Paul, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.02

Bishop of Duluth (USA) (1989.12.12 – 2000.01.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2000.01.18 – 2001.03.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2001.03.03 – 2016.10.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Juneau (USA) (2008.01.16 – 2009.01.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (USA) (2013.09.20 – 2014.11.08)

Archbishop Francis Thomas Hurley
(1976.05.04 – 2001.03.03)

Born:1927.01.12 (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1951.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19
Died:2016.01.10 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Duleek (1970.02.04 – 1971.07.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Juneau (USA) (1970.02.04 – 1971.07.20)

Bishop of Juneau (USA) (1971.07.20 – 1976.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (1976.05.04 – 2001.03.03)

Archbishop John Joseph Thomas Ryan
(1966.02.07 – 1975.11.04)

Born:1913.11.01 (Albany, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1966.03.25
Died:2000.10.09 († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (1966.02.07 – 1975.11.04)

Coadjutor Archbishop Military Vicar of United States of America (USA) (1975.11.04 – 1985.03.16)

Titular Archbishop of Gabi (1975.11.04 – 2000.10.09)

Archbishop Military Vicar of United States of America (USA) (1985.03.16 – 1986.07.21)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of United States of America (USA) (1986.07.21 – 1991.05.14)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (48)

Fairbanks (↑), Whitehorse (→), Prince George (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 320,932 km²

Population: 56,100 Catholics (8.7% of 645,600 total)

Pastoral Centres: 32 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 40 priests (28 diocesan, 12 religious), 33 deacons, 35 religious (13 brothers, 22 sisters), 2 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Seminarians

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