Diocese of

Malaybalay

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Malaybalay / Malaibalaien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cagayan de Oro

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Isidore the Farm Labourer

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.06.29 – ...):Bishop Noel Portal Pedregosa (59)Bishop Noel Portal Pedregosa (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Malaybalay (Roman Rite)

Bishop Noel Portal Pedregosa (59)Bishop Noel Portal Pedregosa (59)
(2021.06.29 – ...)

Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1964.10.18 (Bialong, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1991.09.11
Consecrated Bishop:2021.09.14

Priest of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1991.09.11 – 2021.06.29)

Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines) (2021.06.29 – ...)

Archbishop José Araneta Cabantan (66)Bishop José Araneta Cabantan (66) (later Archbishop)
(2010.02.18 – 2020.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cagayan de Oro (Philippines)

Spe salvi sumus

Born:1957.06.19 (Lagonglong, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1990.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.30

Priest of Cagayan de Oro (Philippines) (1990.04.30 – 2010.02.18)

Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines) (2010.02.18 – 2020.06.23)

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

Bishop Honesto Chaves Pacana, S.J.
(1994.01.12 – 2010.02.18)

Dominus fortitudo mea

Born:1933.01.22 (Cagayan de Oro, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1965.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.24
Died:2024.02.01 (Cagayan de Oro, Philippines † 91)

Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1994.01.12 – 2010.02.18)

Cardinal Gaudencio Borbon Rosales (91)Bishop Gaudencio Borbon Rosales (91) (later Cardinal)
(1984.09.14 – 1992.12.30)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Nome di Maria in Via Latina
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Manila (Philippines)
former Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See

Si mortuum fuerit fructum affert

Born:1932.08.10 (Batangas City, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1958.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1974.10.28
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24

Priest of Lipa (Philippines) (1958.03.23 – 1974.08.12)

Titular Bishop of Œscus (1974.08.12 – 1982.06.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (1974.08.12 – 1982.06.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1982.06.09 – 1984.09.14)

Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1984.09.14 – 1992.12.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lipa (Philippines) (1992.12.30 – 2003.09.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manila (Philippines) (2003.09.15 – 2011.10.13)

Cardinal-Priest of SS. Nome di Maria in Via Latina (2006.03.24 [2007.03.04] – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals for the Study of Organisational and Economic Problems of the Apostolic See (2007.02.03 – 2011.10.13)

Apostolic Administrator of Pasig (Philippines) (2010.12.21 – 2011.04.20)

Bishop Francisco Funaay Claver, S.J.
(1982.11.15 – 1984.09.14)

Opus solidarietatis pax

Born:1929.01.20 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1961.06.18
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.22
Died:2010.07.01 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Nationa (1969.06.18 – 1982.11.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1969.06.18 – 1982.11.15)

Bishop of Malaybalay (Philippines) (1982.11.15 – 1984.09.14)

Vicar Apostolic of Bontoc–Lagawe (Philippines) (1995.11.02 – 2004.04.15)

Prelates of Malaybalay (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Funaay Claver, S.J.
(1969.06.18 – 1982.11.15)

(see above)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (50)

Marawi (↙), Iligan (←), Cagayan de Oro (↖), Butuan (↗), Tagum (↘), Kidapawan (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 8,294 km²

Population: 1,460,653 Catholics (78.2% of 1,868,476 total)

Pastoral Centres: 55 parishes, 5 missions

Personnel: 106 priests (84 diocesan, 22 religious), 191 religious (42 brothers, 149 sisters), 51 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.02.22

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