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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Anchorage

United States United States

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Fairbanks, Juneau

Neighbouring Dioceses: Fairbanks (↑), Whitehorse (→), Juneau (↘)

Address: 225 Cordova St., Anchorage, AK 99501, United States

Phone: +1 (907) 297-7700

Website: Link

History

  • 1966.01.22: Established as Metropolitan Archdiocese of Anchorage / Ancoragien(sis) (Latin) (from Diocese of Juneau)

Papal Visits


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2001.03.03 – ...):Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (73)Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (73)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (United States)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Anchorage (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (73)Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (73)
(2001.03.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (United States)
Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (United States)

Jesus Christ is Lord

Born:1940.07.03 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.02

Bishop of Duluth (United States) (1989.12.12 – 2000.01.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage (United States) (2000.01.18 – 2001.03.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (United States) (2001.03.03 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Juneau (United States) (2008.01.16 – 2009.01.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (United States) (2013.09.20 – ...)

Archbishop Francis Thomas Hurley (87)Archbishop Francis Thomas Hurley (87)
(1976.05.04 – 2001.03.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Anchorage (United States)

Born:1927.01.12 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1951.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19

Titular Bishop of Daimlaig (1970.02.04 – 1971.07.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Juneau (United States) (1970.02.04 – 1971.07.20)

Bishop of Juneau (United States) (1971.07.20 – 1976.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (United States) (1976.05.04 – 2001.03.03)

Archbishop John Joseph Thomas Ryan
(1966.02.07 – 1975.11.04)

Born:1913.11.01 (United States)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1966.03.25
Died:2000.10.09 († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (United States) (1966.02.07 – 1975.11.04)

Coadjutor Archbishop Military Vicar of United States of America (United States) (1975.11.04 – 1985.03.16)

Archbishop Military Vicar of United States of America (United States) (1985.03.16 – 1986.07.21)

Archbishop Military Ordinary of United States of America (United States) (1986.07.21 – 1991.05.14)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.04.21

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