Diocese of

Novaliches

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Novaliches / Novalichesin(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manila

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Jesus the Good Shepherd, Our Lady of Mercy (September 24)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: August 19

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.06.06 – ...):Bishop Roberto Orendain Gaa (61)Bishop Roberto Orendain Gaa (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Novaliches (Roman Rite)

Bishop Roberto Orendain Gaa (61)Bishop Roberto Orendain Gaa (61)
(2019.06.06 – ...)

Bishop of Novaliches (Philippines)

Finem fidei salutem animarum

Born:1962.10.04 (Manila, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:2000.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:2019.08.22

Priest of Manila (Philippines) (2000.09.23 – 2019.06.06)

Bishop of Novaliches (Philippines) (2019.06.06 – ...)

Bishop Antonio Realubin Tobias (82)Bishop Antonio Realubin Tobias (82)
(2003.11.25 – 2019.06.06)

Bishop emeritus of Novaliches (Philippines)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1941.06.13 (Laoag City, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1983.01.25

Priest of Manila (Philippines) (1965.12.21 – 1982.11.03)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Numidia (1982.11.03 – 1984.09.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of Zamboanga (Philippines) (1982.11.03 – 1984.09.14)

Bishop of Pagadian (Philippines) (1984.09.14 – 1993.05.28)

Bishop of San Fernando de La Union (Philippines) (1993.05.28 – 2003.11.25)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Novaliches (Philippines) (2003.06.21 – 2003.11.25)

Bishop of Novaliches (Philippines) (2003.11.25 – 2019.06.06)

Bishop Antonio Realubin Tobias (82)Bishop Antonio Realubin Tobias (82)
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2003.06.21 – 2003.11.25)

Bishop Teodoro Cruz Bacani Jr. (84)Bishop Teodoro Cruz Bacani Jr. (84)
(2002.12.07 – 2003.11.25)

Bishop emeritus of Novaliches (Philippines)

Ad majorem Dei gloriam

Born:1940.01.16 (Bataan, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.12

Priest of Iba (Philippines) (1965.12.21 – 1984.03.06)

Titular Bishop of Gauriana (1984.03.06 – 2002.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Manila (Philippines) (1984.03.06 – 2002.12.07)

Bishop of Novaliches (Philippines) (2002.12.07 – 2003.11.25)

Special Churches

Churches by City (68)

Kalookan (↙), Malolos (β†–), Antipolo (β†˜), Cubao (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 138 kmΒ²

Population: 2,500,327 Catholics (78.0% of 3,205,547 total)

Pastoral Centres: 73 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 255 priests (53 diocesan, 202 religious), 771 religious (457 brothers, 314 sisters), 18 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.15

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