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Apostolic Vicariate of

Jolo

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Vicariate

Area: 2,688 km²

Population: 26,011 Catholics (1.5% of 1,731,422 total) (2015)

Statistics: 5 parishes, 7 missions, 12 priests (1 diocesan, 11 religious), 38 lay religious (16 brothers, 22 sisters) (2015)

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Neighbouring Dioceses: Sandakan (←), Puerto Princesa (↖), Isabela (↗)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Mount Carmel (July 16)

History


Special Churches

All Churches (6)

Sandakan (←), Puerto Princesa (↖), Isabela (↗)

Present Prelates

Vicar Apostolic:vacant
Apostolic Administrator (2018.12.16 – ...):Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, O.M.I. (60)Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, O.M.I. (60)

Ordinaries

Vicars Apostolic of Jolo (Roman Rite)

Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, O.M.I. (60)Fr. Romeo S. Saniel, O.M.I. (60)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.12.16 – ...)

Archbishop Angelito Rendon Lampon, O.M.I. (69)Bishop Angelito Rendon Lampon, O.M.I. (69) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1997.11.21 – 2018.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotabato (Philippines)

Accipe oblationem meam

Born:1950.03.01 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1977.04.01
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.06

Titular Bishop of Valliposita (1997.11.21 – 2018.11.06)

Vicar Apostolic of Jolo (Philippines) (1997.11.21 – 2018.11.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotabato (Philippines) (2018.11.06 – ...)

Bishop Benjamin D. de Jesus, O.M.I.Permalink
(1991.10.11 – 1997.02.04)

To love is to serve

Born:1940.07.25 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1992.01.06
Died:1997.02.04 († 56)

Titular Bishop of Bladia (1991.10.11 – 1997.02.04)

Vicar Apostolic of Jolo (Philippines) (1991.10.11 – 1997.02.04)

Bishop George Eli Dion, O.M.I.Permalink
(1980.01.28 – 1999.02.12)

To serve and not to be served

Born:1911.09.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1936.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.23
Died:1999.02.12 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Caudium (1980.01.28 – 1999.02.12)

Vicar Apostolic of Jolo (Philippines) (1980.01.28 – 1999.02.12)

Bishop Philip Francis Smith, O.M.I. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1972.06.26 – 1979.04.11)

Amare et servire

Born:1924.10.16 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1950.10.29
Consecrated Bishop:1972.09.08
Died:2002.09.30 († 77)

Vicar Apostolic of Jolo (Philippines) (1972.06.26 – 1979.04.11)

Titular Bishop of Lamphua (1972.06.26 – 1980.03.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cotabato (Philippines) (1979.04.11 – 1979.11.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotabato (Philippines) (1979.11.05 – 1980.03.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cotabato (Philippines) (1980.03.14 – 1998.05.30)

Bishop Francis Joseph McSorley, O.M.I.Permalink
(1958.07.12 – 1970.11.20)

Oratio servitium et pax

Born:1913.08.25 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1939.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1958.10.08
Died:1970.11.20 († 57)

Prefect Apostolic of Sulu (Philippines) (1954 – 1958.07.12)

Titular Bishop of Sozusa in Palæstina (1958.07.12 – 1970.11.20)

Vicar Apostolic of Jolo (Philippines) (1958.07.12 – 1970.11.20)

Prefects Apostolic of Sulu (Roman Rite)

Fr. Francis Joseph McSorley, O.M.I. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1954 – 1958.07.12)

(see above)


as of 2019.03.14

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