Diocese of

Jelgava

Latvia Latvia

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Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jelgava / Ielgaven(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Riga

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.07.22 – ...):Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (73)Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (73)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jelgava (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (73)Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (73)
(2011.07.22 – ...)

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia

Ecce filius tuus

Born:1950.08.30 (Bresne, Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.10

Priest of Riga (Latvia) (1975.05.25 – 2011.07.22)

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia) (2011.07.22 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Liepāja (Latvia) (2012.06.20 – 2013.07.20)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (2018.12.18 – 2021.12.13)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (2021.12.13 – ...)

Bishop Antons Justs
(1995.12.07 – 2011.07.22)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1931.11.22 (Varaklani, Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1960.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06
Died:2019.02.17 (Jelgava, Latvia † 87)

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia) (1995.12.07 – 2011.07.22)

President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (2011.06.01 – 2011.10.18)

Special Churches

Telšiai (↙), Liepāja (←), Riga (↗), Rēzekne–Aglona (→), Vitebsk (→), Vilnius (↘), Panevėžys (↓), Šiauliai (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 13,620 km²

Population: 61,008 Catholics (34.8% of 175,490 total)

Pastoral Centres: 47 parishes

Personnel: 23 priests (21 diocesan, 2 religious), 8 religious (4 brothers, 4 sisters), 4 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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