Diocese of

Surigao

Philippines Philippines

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Surigao / Surigen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cagayan de Oro

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Nicholas of Tolentino (September 10)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2001.04.21 – ...):Bishop Antonieto Dumagan Cabajog (67)Bishop Antonieto Dumagan Cabajog (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Surigao (Roman Rite)

Bishop Antonieto Dumagan Cabajog (67)Bishop Antonieto Dumagan Cabajog (67)
(2001.04.21 – ...)

Bishop of Surigao (Philippines)

Cum infirmor potens sum

Born:1956.05.10 (Cebu, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1981.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1999.03.16

Priest of Tagbilaran (Philippines) (1981.04.09 – 1999.01.13)

Titular Bishop of Reperi (1999.01.13 – 2001.04.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines) (1999.01.13 – 2001.04.21)

Bishop of Surigao (Philippines) (2001.04.21 – ...)

Bishop Miguel Clarete Cinches, S.V.D.
(1973.01.10 – 2001.04.21)

Opere et veritate

Born:1932.02.07 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1961.10.22
Consecrated Bishop:1973.03.24
Died:2010.04.12 († 78)

Bishop of Surigao (Philippines) (1973.01.10 – 2001.04.21)

Bishop Charles Van den Ouwelant, M.S.C.
(1955.03.23 – 1973.01.10)

Born:1911.07.03 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1936.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1955.06.21
Died:2003.08.22 († 92)

Bishop of Surigao (Philippines) (1955.03.23 – 1973.01.10)

Bishop Giovanni Vrakking, M.S.C.
(1940.05.25 – 1953.12.12)

Born:1886.12.27 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1911.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1940.09.21
Died:1961.01.29 († 74)

Bishop of Surigao (Philippines) (1940.05.25 – 1953.12.12)

Titular Bishop of Cedamusa (1953.12.12 – 1961.01.29)

Special Churches

Churches by City (32)

Maasin (↖), Borongan (↑), Tandag (↘), Butuan (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 3,739 km²

Population: 505,000 Catholics (84.0% of 601,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 34 parishes

Personnel: 61 priests (44 diocesan, 17 religious), 48 religious (17 brothers, 31 sisters), 70 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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