Diocese of

Iba

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Iba / Iban(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Fernando

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Augustine of Hippo (August 28)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.02.17 – ...):Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (56)Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Iba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (56)Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (56)
(2018.02.17 – ...)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines)

Dives in misericordia et caritate Dei

Born:1967.12.01 (Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.30

Priest of Malolos (Philippines) (1992.08.27 – 2018.02.17)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (2018.02.17 – ...)

Archbishop Florentino Galang Lavarias (67)Bishop Florentino Galang Lavarias (67) (later Archbishop)
(2004.06.19 – 2014.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines)
Apostolic Administrator of Balanga (Philippines)

Voluntas tua delectatio mea

Born:1957.03.14 (Santa Ines, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1985.09.26
Consecrated Bishop:2004.08.12

Priest of San Fernando (Philippines) (1985.09.26 – 2004.06.19)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (2004.06.19 – 2014.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines) (2014.07.25 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Balanga (Philippines) (2023.07.22 – ...)

Bishop Deogracias Soriano IΓ±iguez Jr. (83)Bishop Deogracias Soriano IΓ±iguez Jr. (83)
(1989.12.27 – 2003.06.28)

Bishop emeritus of Kalookan (Philippines)

Totius servus Christi

Born:1940.12.10 (Cotabato, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1985.08.22

Priest of Malolos (Philippines) (1963.12.23 – 1985.07.03)

Titular Bishop of Claterna (1985.07.03 – 1989.12.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Malolos (Philippines) (1985.07.03 – 1989.12.27)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (1989.12.27 – 2003.06.28)

Bishop of Kalookan (Philippines) (2003.06.28 – 2013.01.25)

Archbishop Paciano Basilio Aniceto (87)Bishop Paciano Basilio Aniceto (87) (later Archbishop)
(1983.10.20 – 1989.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of San Fernando (Philippines)

Ministerium tuum imple

Born:1937.03.09 (Santa Ana, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27

Priest of San Fernando (Philippines) (1962.12.23 – 1979.04.07)

Titular Bishop of Tlos (1979.04.07 – 1983.10.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tuguegarao (Philippines) (1979.04.07 – 1983.10.20)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (1983.10.20 – 1989.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines) (1989.01.31 – 2014.07.25)

Bishop Henry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E.
(1982.11.15 – 1983.07.16)

Born:1913.02.18 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1937.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1956.10.29
Died:1983.07.24 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Lamia (1956.08.20 – 1982.11.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Iba (Philippines) (1956.08.20 – 1982.11.15)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (1982.11.15 – 1983.07.16)

Prelates of Iba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E.
(1956.08.20 – 1982.11.15)

(see above)

Special Churches

Churches by City (27)

Alaminos (↑), Tarlac (β†’), San Fernando (β†˜), Balanga (β†˜)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 3,642 kmΒ²

Population: 725,785 Catholics (80.0% of 907,231 total)

Pastoral Centres: 23 parishes, 3 missions

Personnel: 46 priests (40 diocesan, 6 religious), 59 religious (7 brothers, 52 sisters), 21 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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