Diocese of

Saint John’s–Basseterre

Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla Anguilla, British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands, Montserrat Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis

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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Saint John’s–Basseterre / Sancti Ioannis Imatelluran(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Castries

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.18 – ...):Bishop Robert Anthony Llanos (66)Bishop Robert Anthony Llanos (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Anthony Llanos (66)Bishop Robert Anthony Llanos (66)
(2018.12.18 – ...)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda)

Do whatever he tells you

Born:1958.02.02 (Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)
Ordained Priest:1991.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2013.09.15

Priest of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1991.06.23 – 2013.07.13)

Titular Bishop of Casæ nigræ (2013.07.13 – 2018.12.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (2013.07.13 – 2018.12.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (2016.04.29 – 2018.12.18)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (2018.12.18 – ...)

Bishop Robert Anthony Llanos (66)Bishop Robert Anthony Llanos (66)
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.04.29 – 2018.12.18)

Archbishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards (65)Bishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards (65) (later Archbishop)
(2011.11.19 – 2016.04.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica)

To be holy

Born:1958.08.16 (Linstead, Jamaica)
Ordained Priest:1985.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.08

Priest of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (1985.09.29 – 2011.11.19)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2009.03.30 – 2011.11.19)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (2011.11.19 – 2016.04.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (2016.04.29 – ...)

Archbishop Gabriel Malzaire (66)Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (66) (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.10.12 – 2011.11.19)

Archbishop Donald James Reece (89)Bishop Donald James Reece (89) (later Archbishop)
(1981.07.17 – 2007.10.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica)
former President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Your kingdom come

Born:1934.04.13 (Kingston, Jamaica)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.08

Priest of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (1971.01.03 – 1981.07.17)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (1981.07.17 – 2007.10.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (2007.10.12 – 2008.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (2008.04.12 – 2011.04.15)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (2008.05 – 2011.04.15)

Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers, S.V.D.
(1981.06.21 – 1981.07.17)

Born:1910.03.28 (Dominica)
Ordained Priest:1939.01.22
Consecrated Bishop:1953.04.22
Died:2012.11.06 († 102)

Titular Bishop of Ciparissia (1952.11.27 – 1953.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Accra (Ghana) (1952.11.27 – 1953.01.08)

Bishop of Accra (Ghana) (1953.01.08 – 1971.01.16)

Bishop of Saint John’s (Antigua and Barbuda) (1971.01.16 – 1981.06.21)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (1981.06.21 – 1981.07.17)

Bishops of Saint John’s (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers, S.V.D.
(1971.01.16 – 1981.06.21)

(see above)

Special Churches

Churches by City (22)

Willemstad (↙), Saint Thomas (←), Basse-Terre et Pointe-à-Pitre (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 1,043 km²

Population: 14,997 Catholics (7.4% of 202,822 total)

Pastoral Centres: 10 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 14 priests (5 diocesan, 9 religious), 8 deacons, 18 religious (9 brothers, 9 sisters), 3 seminarians

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