Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Capiz

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Capiz / Capicen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Kalibo, Romblon

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (December 8)

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2023.03.03 – ...):Archbishop Victor Barnuevo Bendico (64)Archbishop Victor Barnuevo Bendico (64)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Capiz (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Victor Barnuevo Bendico (64)Archbishop Victor Barnuevo Bendico (64)
(2023.03.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines)

Confidam

Born:1960.01.22 (Roxas City, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1984.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.10

Priest of Capiz (Philippines) (1984.04.14 – 2016.10.01)

Bishop of Baguio (Philippines) (2016.10.01 – 2023.03.03)

Apostolic Administrator of San Fernando de La Union (Philippines) (2017.07.05 – 2018.05.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (2023.03.03 – ...)

Cardinal Jose Fuerte Advincula (72)Cardinal Jose Fuerte Advincula (72)
(2011.11.09 – 2021.03.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vigilio
Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines)

Audiam

Born:1952.03.30 (Dumalag, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1976.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:2001.09.08
Created Cardinal:2020.11.28

Priest of Capiz (Philippines) (1976.04.14 – 2001.07.25)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1997.03.19 – 2001.07.25)

Bishop of San Carlos (Philippines) (2001.07.25 – 2011.11.09)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (2011.11.09 – 2021.03.25)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vigilio (2020.11.28 [2022.04.30] – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines) (2021.03.25 – ...)

Archbishop Onesimo Cadiz Gordoncillo
(1986.06.18 – 2011.11.09)

Veritatem tuam annuntiabo

Born:1935.02.16 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1961.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1974.05.27
Died:2013.11.13 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Gunugus (1974.03.14 – 1976.07.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1974.03.14 – 1976.07.03)

Bishop of Tagbilaran (Philippines) (1976.07.03 – 1986.06.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1986.06.18 – 2011.11.09)

Archbishop Antonio Frondosa
(1976.01.17 – 1986.06.18)

Born:1909.06.13 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:1952.05.28
Died:1993.09.19 († 84)

Bishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1952.03.05 – 1976.01.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1976.01.17 – 1986.06.18)

Bishops of Capiz (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antonio Frondosa (later Archbishop)
(1952.03.05 – 1976.01.17)

(see above)

Bishop Manuel Yap
(1951.02.13 – 1952.03.05)

Born:1900.06.17 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1929.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1951.05.01
Died:1966.10.16 († 66)

Bishop of Capiz (Philippines) (1951.02.13 – 1952.03.05)

Bishop of Bacolod (Philippines) (1952.03.05 – 1966.10.16)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (42)

San Jose de Antique (↙), Kalibo (←), Masbate (β†—), Jaro (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 2,633 kmΒ²

Population: 823,825 Catholics (90.7% of 908,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 37 parishes, 30 missions

Personnel: 114 priests (108 diocesan, 6 religious), 118 religious (32 brothers, 86 sisters), 87 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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