Apostolic Prefecture of

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Marshall Islands

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Continent: Oceania

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Apostolic Prefecture Apostolic Prefecture

Name: Marshall Islands (English) / Insularum Marshallensium (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Agaña

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Prefect Apostolic (2017.06.28 – ...):Fr. Ariel Galido, M.S.C. (48)Fr. Ariel Galido, M.S.C. (48)

Ordinaries

Prefects Apostolic of Marshall Islands (Roman Rite)

Fr. Ariel Galido, M.S.C. (48)Fr. Ariel Galido, M.S.C. (48)
(2017.06.28 – ...)

Prefect Apostolic of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands)

Born:1975.06.03 (Bacuag, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:2004.06.09

Prefect Apostolic of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands) (2017.06.28 – ...)

Fr. Raymundo Taco Sabio, M.S.C.
(2007.12.21 – 2017.06.28)

Born:1946.03.02 (Tubuñgan, Iloilo, Western Visayas, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1971.12.28
Died:2022.09.16 (Quezon City, Philippines † 76)

Prefect Apostolic of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands) (2007.12.21 – 2017.06.28)

Fr. James C. Gould (78)Fr. James C. Gould (78)
(1993.04.23 – 2007.12.21)

Prefect Apostolic emeritus of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands)

Born:1945.06.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1974.05.04

Prefect Apostolic of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands) (1993.04.23 – 2007.12.21)

Ecclesiastical Superiors of Marshall Islands (Roman Rite)

Fr. Bruno Schinxe, M.S.C.
(1905 – 1915)

Died:1915

Ecclesiastical Superior of Marshall Islands (Marshall Islands) (1905 – 1915)

Special Churches

Churches by City (9)

Caroline Islands (←), Honolulu (↗), Tarawa and Nauru (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 182 km²

Population: 5,123 Catholics (8.7% of 59,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 5 parishes

Personnel: 6 priests (1 diocesan, 5 religious), 3 deacons, 11 religious (5 brothers, 6 sisters), 2 seminarians

Population

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Religious

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Last updated on 2023.11.30

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