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Diocese of

Jelgava

Latvia Latvia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 13,620 km²

Population: 76,000 Catholics (35.0% of 217,140 total) (2017)

Statistics: 48 parishes, 24 priests (22 diocesan, 2 religious), 8 lay religious (5 brothers, 3 sisters), 1 seminarian (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Riga

Neighbouring Dioceses: Telšiai (↙), Liepāja (←), Riga (↗), Rēzekne–Aglona (→), Vitebsk (→), Vilnius (↘), Panevėžys (↓), Šiauliai (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Telšiai (↙), Liepāja (←), Riga (↗), Rēzekne–Aglona (→), Vitebsk (→), Vilnius (↘), Panevėžys (↓), Šiauliai (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.07.22 – ...):Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (69)Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (69)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Latvia

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jelgava (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (69)Bishop Edvards Pavlovskis (69)Permalink
(2011.07.22 – ...)

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia)
Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Latvia

Ecce filius tuus

Born:1950.08.30 (Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1975.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.10

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia) (2011.07.22 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Liepāja (Latvia) (2012.06.20 – 2013.07.20)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (2018.12.18 – ...)

Bishop Antons JustsPermalink
(1995.12.07 – 2011.07.22)

Ut vitam habeant

Born:1931.11.22 (Latvia)
Ordained Priest:1960.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06
Died:2019.02.17 († 87)

Bishop of Jelgava (Latvia) (1995.12.07 – 2011.07.22)

President of Episcopal Conference of Latvia (2011.06.01 – 2011.12)


as of 2019.09.28

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