Diocese of

Chalan Kanoa

Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands

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Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Chalan Kanoa / Vialemben(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Agaña

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (July 16)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 14

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.06.24 – ...):Bishop Ryan Pagente Jimenez (52)Bishop Ryan Pagente Jimenez (52)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Pacific

Ordinaries

Bishops of Chalan Kanoa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ryan Pagente Jimenez (52)Bishop Ryan Pagente Jimenez (52)
(2016.06.24 – ...)

Bishop of Chalan Kanoa (Northern Mariana Islands)
President of Episcopal Conference of the Pacific

Volumus Jesum videre

Born:1971.12.18 (Dumaguete, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:2003.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2016.08.14

Priest of Chalan Kanoa (Northern Mariana Islands) (2003.12.08 – 2016.06.24)

Apostolic Administrator of Chalan Kanoa (Northern Mariana Islands) (2010.12.28 – 2016.06.24)

Bishop of Chalan Kanoa (Northern Mariana Islands) (2016.06.24 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of the Pacific (2023.11 – ...)

Bishop Ryan Pagente Jimenez (52)Fr. Ryan Pagente Jimenez (52) (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.12.28 – 2016.06.24)

Bishop Tomas Aguon Camacho
(1984.11.08 – 2010.04.06)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1933.09.18 (Northern Mariana Islands)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.14
Consecrated Bishop:1985.01.13
Died:2018.03.05 († 84)

Bishop of Chalan Kanoa (Northern Mariana Islands) (1984.11.08 – 2010.04.06)

Special Churches

Churches by City (11)

Agaña (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 184 km²

Population: 39,000 Catholics (49.7% of 78,400 total)

Pastoral Centres: 13 parishes

Personnel: 11 priests (6 diocesan, 5 religious), 5 deacons, 20 religious (5 brothers, 15 sisters)

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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