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Slovak Metropolitanate sui juris of

Prešov

Slovakia Slovakia

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Slovak (Byzantine)

Type: Metropolitanate sui juris

Population: 117,000 Catholics (2017)

Statistics: 164 parishes, 17 missions, 294 priests (272 diocesan, 22 religious), 2 deacons, 100 lay religious (25 brothers, 75 sisters), 58 seminarians (2017)

Suffragan Sees: Bratislava, Košice

Neighbouring Dioceses: Bratislava (↙), Przemyśl–Warszawa (↑), Mukacheve (→), Košice (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: sv. Ján Krstiteľ

Address: Arcibiskupský úrad, ul. Hlavná 1, pošt. schránka 135, SK-081 35 Prešov, Slovakia

Website: Link

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Bratislava (↙), Przemyśl–Warszawa (↑), Mukacheve (→), Košice (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan (2008.01.30 – ...):Archbishop Ján Babjak, S.J. (66)Archbishop Ján Babjak, S.J. (66)

President of Council of the Slovak Church

Ordinaries

Metropolitans of Prešov (Slovak Rite)

Archbishop Ján Babjak, S.J. (66)Archbishop Ján Babjak, S.J. (66)Permalink
(2008.01.30 – ...)

Metropolitan of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia)
President of Council of the Slovak Church

Vy ste chrám živého Boha

Born:1953.10.28 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1978.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.06

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (2002.12.11 – 2008.01.30)

Metropolitan of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (2008.01.30 – ...)

President of Council of the Slovak Church (2009 – ...)

Bishops of Prešov (Slovak Rite)

Archbishop Ján Babjak, S.J. (66)Bishop Ján Babjak, S.J. (66) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.12.11 – 2008.01.30)

(see above)

Bishop Ján HirkaPermalink
(1989.12.21 – 2002.12.11)

Pokoj a milosrdenstvo pod ochranou Márie

Born:1923.11.16 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1949.07.31
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.17
Died:2014.04.10 († 90)

Apostolic Administrator of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1969.04.02 – 1989.12.21)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1989.12.21 – 2002.12.11)

Fr. Ján Hirka (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1969.04.02 – 1989.12.21)

Blessed Bishop Pavel Peter Gojdic, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(1940.04.11 – 1960.07.17)

Born:1888.07.17 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1911.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:1927.03.25
Died:1960.07.17 († 72)

Apostolic Administrator of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1926.09.14 – 1940.04.11)

Titular Bishop of Harpasa (1927.03.07 – 1940.04.11)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1940.04.11 – 1960.07.17)

Blessed Bishop Pavel Peter Gojdic, O.S.B.M.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1926.09.14 – 1940.04.11)

Bishop Dionýz NjaradyPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1922.10.27 – 1927.02.20)

Bishop Stefan NovákPermalink
(1913 – 1918.10.01)

Born:1879.12.04 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1905.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:1914.01.11
Died:1932.09.02 († 52)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1913 – 1918.10.01)

Bishop Ján VályiPermalink
(1882.10.11 – 1911.11.19)

Born:1837.09.22 (Hungary)
Ordained Priest:1865.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1883.05.20
Died:1911.11.19 († 74)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1882.10.11 – 1911.11.19)

Bishop Mikuláš TóthPermalink
(1876.04.03 – 1882.05.21)

Born:1833.08.10 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1857.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1876.05.21
Died:1882.05.21 († 48)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1876.04.03 – 1882.05.21)

Bishop Jozef GaganeczPermalink
(1842.08.02 – 1875.12.22)

Born:1793.04.10 (Slovakia)
Ordained Priest:1817.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:1843.06.25
Died:1875.12.22 († 82)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1842.08.02 – 1875.12.22)

Bishop Gregor Tarkovic (Tarkovits)Permalink
(1818.09.26 – 1841.01.16)

Born:1754.11.20 (Ukraine)
Ordained Priest:1779.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:1821.06.17
Died:1841.01.16 († 86)

Bishop of Prešov of the Slovaks (Slovakia) (1818.09.26 – 1841.01.16)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.08

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