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Diocese of

Jérémie

Haiti Haiti

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Jérémie / Ieremiopolitan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Port-au-Prince

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Guantánamo–Baracoa (↖), Anse-à-Veau et Miragoâne (→), Les Cayes (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.08.06 – ...):Bishop Joseph Gontran Décoste, S.J. (65)Bishop Joseph Gontran Décoste, S.J. (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Jérémie (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Gontran Décoste, S.J. (65)Bishop Joseph Gontran Décoste, S.J. (65)
(2009.08.06 – ...)

Bishop of Jérémie (Haiti)

Born:1957.04.24 (Saint Jean du Sud, Haiti)
Ordained Priest:1984.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2009.10.18

Bishop of Jérémie (Haiti) (2009.08.06 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Haiti (2011.12 – 2021.04.14)

Bishop Joseph Willy Romélus (92)Bishop Joseph Willy Romélus (92)
(1977.04.26 – 2009.08.06)

Bishop emeritus of Jérémie (Haiti)

Born:1931.01.17 (Arniquet, Haiti)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1977.06.26

Bishop of Jérémie (Haiti) (1977.04.26 – 2009.08.06)

Bishop Charles-Édouard Peters, S.M.M.
(1972.04.20 – 1975.07.04)

Born:1911.06.02 (Haiti)
Ordained Priest:1936.03.07
Consecrated Bishop:1966.10.28
Died:1975.07.04 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Castellum medianum (1966.10.17 – 1972.04.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Les Cayes (Haiti) (1966.10.17 – 1972.04.20)

Bishop of Jérémie (Haiti) (1972.04.20 – 1975.07.04)

Statistics

Area: 2,146 km²

Population: 448,190 Catholics (68.2% of 657,000 total) (2019)

Statistics: 47 parishes, 87 priests (82 diocesan, 5 religious), 75 lay religious (15 brothers, 60 sisters), 45 seminarians (2019)

Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: May 23

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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