Diocese of

Ipil

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Ipil / Ipilen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Zamboanga

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: St. Joseph the Worker (May 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 31

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ipil (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Julius Sullan Tonel (67)Bishop Julius Sullan Tonel (67) (later Archbishop)
(2010.05.01 – 2023.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga (Philippines)

Habeant omnia communia

Born:1956.08.31 (Davao, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1980.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:2007.08.20

Priest of Davao (Philippines) (1980.04.12 – 2007.06.30)

Bishop-Prelate of Ipil (Philippines) (2007.06.30 – 2010.05.01)

Bishop of Ipil (Philippines) (2010.05.01 – 2023.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zamboanga (Philippines) (2023.04.25 – ...)

Prelates of Ipil (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Julius Sullan Tonel (67)Bishop Julius Sullan Tonel (67) (later Archbishop)
(2007.06.30 – 2010.05.01)

(see above)

Archbishop Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J. (81)Bishop Antonio Javellana Ledesma, S.J. (81) (later Archbishop)
(1997.06.28 – 2006.03.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Cagayan de Oro (Philippines)

Opus solidarietatis pax

Born:1943.03.28 (Iloilo, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1973.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1996.08.31

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of Ipil (Philippines) (1996.06.13 – 1997.06.28)

Bishop-Prelate of Ipil (Philippines) (1997.06.28 – 2006.03.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro (Philippines) (2006.03.04 – 2020.06.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Butuan (Philippines) (2017.10.23 – 2019.03.25)

Bishop Federico Ocampo Escaler, S.J.
(1980.02.23 – 1997.06.28)

Per fratres ad Patriam

Born:1922.06.28 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1954.06.19
Consecrated Bishop:1976.07.31
Died:2015.11.28 († 93)

Titular Bishop of Girus Tarasii (1976.06.12 – 1978.02.18)

Bishop-Prelate of Kidapawan (Philippines) (1976.06.12 – 1980.02.23)

Bishop-Prelate of Ipil (Philippines) (1980.02.23 – 1997.06.28)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (23)

Zamboanga (↙), Dipolog (↗), Pagadian (→)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 4,850 km²

Population: 582,608 Catholics (75.0% of 776,811 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes

Personnel: 48 priests (32 diocesan, 16 religious), 2 deacons, 46 religious (16 brothers, 30 sisters), 14 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.06.16

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