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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Port of Spain

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 5,128 km²

Population: 291,528 Catholics (21.6% of 1,349,667 total) (2015)

Statistics: 62 parishes, 106 priests (46 diocesan, 60 religious), 19 deacons, 208 lay religious (70 brothers, 138 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

Suffragan Sees: Bridgetown, Georgetown, Paramaribo, Willemstad

Neighbouring Dioceses: Carúpano (←), Saint George’s in Grenada (↑), Bridgetown (↗), Tucupita (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (61)

Carúpano (←), Saint George’s in Grenada (↑), Bridgetown (↗), Tucupita (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2017.10.19 – ...):Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (60)Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (60)

Apostolic Administrator of Bridgetown (Barbados)

Vice-President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Port of Spain (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (60)Archbishop Charles Jason Gordon (60)Permalink
(2017.10.19 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)
Apostolic Administrator of Bridgetown (Barbados)
Vice-President of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Totally yours

Born:1959.03.17 (Trinidad and Tobago)
Ordained Priest:1991.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.21

Bishop of Kingstown (Saint Vincent and Grenadines) (2011.07.08 – 2015.12.22)

Bishop of Bridgetown (Barbados) (2011.07.08 – 2017.10.19)

Vice-President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (2017.05.04 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (2017.10.19 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Bridgetown (Barbados) (2017.10.19 – ...)

Archbishop Joseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp. (77)Archbishop Joseph Everard Harris, C.S.Sp. (77)Permalink
(2011.12.26 – 2017.10.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)

Do this in memory of me

Born:1942.03.19 (Trinidad and Tobago)
Ordained Priest:1968.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:2011.09.14

Coadjutor Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (2011.07.08 – 2011.12.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (2011.12.26 – 2017.10.19)

Archbishop Edward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R. (82)Archbishop Edward Joseph Gilbert, C.SS.R. (82)Permalink
(2001.03.21 – 2011.12.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago)

The Lord is my strength

Born:1936.12.26 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.06.21
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.07

Bishop of Roseau (Dominica) (1994.07.01 – 2001.03.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (2001.03.21 – 2011.12.26)

Archbishop Gordon Anthony Pantin, C.S.Sp.Permalink
(1967.11.29 – 2000.03.11)

Omnia omnibus

Born:1929.08.27 (Trinidad and Tobago)
Ordained Priest:1955.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.19
Died:2000.03.11 († 70)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1967.11.29 – 2000.03.11)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (1979 – 1984)

Bishop William Michael Fitzgerald, O.P.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1966.06.18 – 1968.03.19)

Archbishop Patrick Finbar Ryan, O.P.Permalink
(1940.06.06 – 1966.05.24)

Born:1881.03.04 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1905.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1937.06.29
Died:1975.01.10 († 93)

Titular Archbishop of Gabula (1937.04.13 – 1940.06.06)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1937.04.13 – 1940.06.06)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1940.06.06 – 1966.05.24)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (1958 – 1967)

Titular Archbishop of Villamagna in Tripolitana (1966.05.24 – 1975.01.10)

Archbishop John Pius Dowling, O.P.Permalink
(1909.03.09 – 1940.06.06)

Born:1860.06.23 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1887.06.04
Consecrated Bishop:1909.05.16
Died:1940.06.06 († 79)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1909.03.09 – 1940.06.06)

Archbishop Patrick Vincent Flood, O.P.Permalink
(1889.03.08 – 1907.05.17)

Born:1844.09.16 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1887.08.15
Died:1907.05.17 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Hephæstum (1887.07.07 – 1889.03.08)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1887.07.07 – 1889.03.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1889.03.08 – 1907.05.17)

Archbishop Joachim-Hyacinthe Gonin, O.P.Permalink
(1863.12.21 – 1889.03.13)

Born:1815.12.14 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1863.12.27
Died:1889.03.13 († 73)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1863.12.21 – 1889.03.13)

Archbishop Ferdinand EnglishPermalink
(1860.09.28 – 1862.09.19)

Born:1821
Consecrated Bishop:1860.11.11
Died:1862.09.19 († 41)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1860.09.28 – 1862.09.19)

Archbishop Vincent Spaccapietra, C.M.Permalink
(1855.04.18 – 1859.09.12)

Born:1801.10.12
Ordained Priest:1824.06
Consecrated Bishop:1852.11.21
Died:1878.11.24 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Arcadiopolis (1852.11.21 – 1855.04.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1855.04.18 – 1859.09.12)

Titular Archbishop of Ancyra (1859.09.12 – 1862.04.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Izmir (Turkey) (1862.04.08 – 1878.11.24)

Bishop Michael MonaghanPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1852 – 1855.07.14)

Archbishop Richard Patrick SmithPermalink
(1850.04.30 – 1852.05.06)

Born:1802.03.17 (Ireland)
Consecrated Bishop:1837.12.10
Died:1852.05.06 († 50)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) (1837.02.21 – 1844.10.26)

Titular Bishop of Agnus (1837.02.21 – 1845.05.28)

Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) (1844.10.26 – 1850.04.30)

Titular Bishop of Olimpus (1845.05.28 – 1850.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) (1850.04.30 – 1852.05.06)

Vicars Apostolic of Trinidad (Roman Rite)

Bishop Richard Patrick Smith (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1844.10.26 – 1850.04.30)

(see above)

Bishop Daniel McDonnellPermalink
(1828.12.23 – 1844.10.26)

Born:1785.10.05 (England)
Ordained Priest:1810.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:1829.03.25
Died:1844.10.26 († 59)

Titular Bishop of Olimpus (1828.12.23 – 1844.10.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) (1828.12.23 – 1844.10.26)

Bishop James BuckleyPermalink
(1819.03.06 – 1828.03.26)

Born:1770.02.24 (England)
Ordained Priest:1794.12.24
Consecrated Bishop:1819.06.29
Died:1828.03.26 († 58)

Titular Bishop of Gerrha (1819.03.06 – 1828.03.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) (1819.03.06 – 1828.03.26)

Fr. Thomas GillowPermalink
(1818.03.17 – 1819 not possessed)

Born:1769.11.23
Ordained Priest:1797.04.01
Died:1857.03.19 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Hypsus (1818.03.17 – 1819 not possessed)

Vicar Apostolic of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) (1818.03.17 – 1819 not possessed)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.08.03

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