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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Anchorage–Juneau

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Anchorage–Juneau (English) / Ancoragien(sis)–Iunellen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Fairbanks

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (47)

Fairbanks (↑), Whitehorse (→), Prince George (↘)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2020.05.19 – ...):Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (66)Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (66)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (USA)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Anchorage–Juneau (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (66)Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (66)
(2020.05.19 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage–Juneau (USA)
Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (USA)

Rich in mercy

Born:1956.12.19 (Los Angeles, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1984.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:2017.10.10

Bishop of Juneau (USA) (2017.07.11 – 2020.05.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Anchorage (USA) (2019.06.07 – 2020.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage–Juneau (USA) (2020.05.19 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (USA) (2022.09.27 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishops of Anchorage (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (66)Bishop Andrew Eugene Bellisario, C.M. (66) (later Archbishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.06.07 – 2020.05.19)

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (63)Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (63)
(2016.10.04 – 2019.04.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA)

Veritas in caritate

Born:1959.06.15 (Tell City, IN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2009.12.09

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (2009.10.19 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2016.10.04 – 2019.04.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2019.04.29 – 2019.09.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2019.09.03 – ...)

Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (82)Archbishop Roger Lawrence Schwietz, O.M.I. (82)
(2001.03.03 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Anchorage (USA)

Jesus Christ is Lord

Born:1940.07.03 (St. Paul, MN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.02

Bishop of Duluth (USA) (1989.12.12 – 2000.01.18)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2000.01.18 – 2001.03.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2001.03.03 – 2016.10.04)

Apostolic Administrator of Juneau (USA) (2008.01.16 – 2009.01.19)

Apostolic Administrator of Fairbanks (USA) (2013.09.20 – 2014.11.08)

Archbishop Francis Thomas Hurley
(1976.05.04 – 2001.03.03)

Born:1927.01.12 (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1951.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1970.03.19
Died:2016.01.10 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Duleek (1970.02.04 – 1971.07.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Juneau (USA) (1970.02.04 – 1971.07.20)

Bishop of Juneau (USA) (1971.07.20 – 1976.05.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (1976.05.04 – 2001.03.03)

Archbishop John Joseph Thomas Ryan
(1966.02.07 – 1975.11.04)

Born:1913.11.01 (Albany, NY, USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.06.03
Consecrated Bishop:1966.03.25
Died:2000.10.09 († 86)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (1966.02.07 – 1975.11.04)

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

Titular Archbishop of Gabi (1975.11.04 – 2000.10.09)

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

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

Former Prelates

Contact Info

Address: 225 Cordova St., Anchorage, AK 99501, USA

Phone: +1 (907) 297-7700

Websites:

Statistics

Area: 320,932 km²

Population: 55,470 Catholics (8.6% of 643,880 total) (2020)

Statistics: 32 parishes, 1 mission, 42 priests (28 diocesan, 14 religious), 29 deacons, 38 lay religious (15 brothers, 23 sisters), 4 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: St. Joseph the Worker (May 1), Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus (October 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 12, September 8 (co-cath.), June 5 (2016) (old cath.)

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History

Papal Visits

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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