Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Jaro

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Jaro / Iaren(sis) (Latin) / Sanctæ Elisabeth (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Bacolod, Kabankalan, San Carlos, San Jose de Antique

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (November 17), Our Lady of Candles (February 2)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 27

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2018.02.14 – ...):Archbishop Jose Romeo Juanito Orquejo Lazo (75)Archbishop Jose Romeo Juanito Orquejo Lazo (75)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Jaro (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jose Romeo Juanito Orquejo Lazo (75)Archbishop Jose Romeo Juanito Orquejo Lazo (75)
(2018.02.14 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines)

Vobiscum ambulæ

Born:1949.01.23 (San Jose de Buenavista, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1975.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:2003.12.29

Priest of San Jose de Antique (Philippines) (1975.04.01 – 2003.11.15)

Bishop of Kalibo (Philippines) (2003.11.15 – 2009.07.21)

Bishop of San Jose de Antique (Philippines) (2009.07.21 – 2018.02.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (2018.02.14 – ...)

Archbishop Angel Nacorda Lagdameo
(2000.03.11 – 2018.02.14)

Faciem tuam Domine requiram

Born:1940.08.02 (Lucban, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.12
Died:2022.07.08 (Iloilo City, Philippines † 81)

Titular Bishop of Oreto (1980.06.19 – 1986.01.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines) (1980.06.19 – 1986.01.31)

Coadjutor Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1986.01.31 – 1989.05.30)

Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1989.05.30 – 2000.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (2000.03.11 – 2018.02.14)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) (2005.10 – 2009.12.01)

Archbishop Alberto Jover Piamonte
(1986.04.02 – 1998.12.17)

Born:1934.11.21 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1958.03.22
Consecrated Bishop:1975.02.02
Died:1998.12.17 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Gubaliana (1974.12.28 – 1986.04.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1974.12.28 – 1986.04.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1986.04.02 – 1998.12.17)

Archbishop Artemio G. Casas
(1974.05.11 – 1985.10.25)

Ministrando

Born:1911.10.20 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1938.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1962.02.24
Died:1989.03.29 († 77)

Bishop of Imus (Philippines) (1961.12.11 – 1968.09.04)

Titular Bishop of Macriana minor (1968.09.04 – 1974.05.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (1968.09.04 – 1974.05.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1974.05.11 – 1985.10.25)

Archbishop Jaime Lachica Sin (later Cardinal)
(1972.10.08 – 1974.01.21)

Serviam

Born:1928.08.31 (New Washington, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1967.03.18
Created Cardinal:1976.05.24
Died:2005.06.21 (Manila, Philippines † 76)

Priest of Jaro (Philippines) (1954.04.03 – 1967.02.10)

Titular Bishop of Obba (1967.02.10 – 1972.01.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1967.02.10 – 1972.01.15)

Titular Archbishop of Massa Lubrense (1972.01.15 – 1972.10.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1972.01.15 – 1972.10.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1972.10.08 – 1974.01.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines) (1974.01.21 – 2003.09.15)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) (1976 – 1981)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria ai Monti (1976.05.24 – 2005.06.21)

Archbishop José Maria Cuenco
(1951.06.29 – 1972.10.08)

Born:1885.05.19 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1914.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1942.12.27
Died:1972.10.08 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Hemeria (1941.11.22 – 1945.11.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1941.11.22 – 1945.11.24)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1945.11.24 – 1951.06.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1951.06.29 – 1972.10.08)

Bishops of Jaro (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Maria Cuenco (later Archbishop)
(1945.11.24 – 1951.06.29)

(see above)

Bishop James Paul McCloskey
(1920.03.08 – 1945.04.10)

Born:1870.12.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1898.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1917.05.01
Died:1945.04.10 († 74)

Bishop of Zamboanga (Philippines) (1917.02.05 – 1920.03.08)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1920.03.08 – 1945.04.10)

Bishop Maurice Patrick Foley
(1916.09.06 – 1919.08.07)

Born:1867.03.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1891.07.25
Died:1919.08.07 († 52)

Bishop of Tuguegarao (Philippines) (1910.09.01 – 1916.09.06)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1916.09.06 – 1919.08.07)

Bishop Dennis Joseph Dougherty (later Cardinal)
(1908.06.21 – 1915.12.09)

Crucis in signo vinces

Born:1865.08.16 (Honesville, PA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1890.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1903.06.14
Created Cardinal:1921.03.07
Died:1951.05.31 (Philadelphia, PA, USA † 85)

Priest of Philadelphia (USA) (1890.05.31 – 1903.06.12)

Bishop of Nueva Segovia (Philippines) (1903.06.12 – 1908.06.21)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1908.06.21 – 1915.12.09)

Bishop of Buffalo (USA) (1915.12.09 – 1918.05.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Philadelphia (USA) (1918.05.01 – 1951.05.31)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (1921.03.10 – 1951.05.31)

Bishop Frederick Zadok Rooker
(1903.06.12 – 1907.09.20)

Born:1861.09.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1888.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1903.06.14
Died:1907.09.20 († 46)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1903.06.12 – 1907.09.20)

Bishop Andrés Ferrero Malo, O.A.R.
(1898.03.24 – 1903.06.12)

Born:1846.11.30 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1869.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1898.11.13
Died:1909.12.22 († 63)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1898.03.24 – 1903.06.12)

Bishop Leandro Arrúe Agudo, O.A.R.
(1885.03.27 – 1897.10.24)

Born:1837.03.13 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1860.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1885.08.30
Died:1897.10.24 († 60)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1885.03.27 – 1897.10.24)

Bishop Mariano Cuartero y Medina, O.P.
(1867.09.20 – 1884.07.16)

Born:1813.03.22 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1867.11.30
Died:1884.07.16 († 71)

Bishop of Jaro (Philippines) (1867.09.20 – 1884.07.16)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (96)

San Jose de Antique (←), Capiz (↑), Bacolod (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 5,304 km²

Population: 3,049,000 Catholics (83.1% of 3,668,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 95 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 161 priests (157 diocesan, 4 religious), 375 religious (29 brothers, 346 sisters), 48 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

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