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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Seattle

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Area: 64,269 km²

Population: 867,000 Catholics (14.9% of 5,810,850 total) (2018)

Statistics: 145 parishes, 282 priests (187 diocesan, 95 religious), 106 deacons, 415 lay religious (110 brothers, 305 sisters), 19 seminarians (2018)

Suffragan Sees: Spokane, Yakima

Neighbouring Dioceses: Victoria (↖), Vancouver (↑), Spokane (→), Yakima (↘), Baker (↘), Portland in Oregon (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint James Major (July 25), Assumption (August 15), Guardian Angels (October 2)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 22

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Address: 710 9th Ave., Seattle, WA 98104, USA

Phone: +1 (206) 382-4560

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

All Churches (188)

Victoria (↖), Vancouver (↑), Spokane (→), Yakima (↘), Baker (↘), Portland in Oregon (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2019.09.03 – ...):Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (62)Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (62)
Auxiliary Bishop (2005.05.12 – ...):Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S. (67)Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S. (67)

Titular Bishop of Acholla

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Seattle (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (62)Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (62)Permalink
(2019.09.03 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA)

Veritas in caritate

Born:1959.06.15 (Tell City, IN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2009.12.09

Bishop of Cheyenne (USA) (2009.10.19 – 2016.10.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Anchorage (USA) (2016.10.04 – 2019.04.29)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2019.04.29 – 2019.09.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2019.09.03 – ...)

Archbishop James Peter Sartain (69)Archbishop James Peter Sartain (69)Permalink
(2010.09.16 – 2019.09.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Seattle (USA)

Of you my heart has spoken

Born:1952.06.06 (Memphis, TN, USA)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.06

Bishop of Little Rock (USA) (2000.01.04 – 2006.05.16)

Bishop of Joliet (USA) (2006.05.16 – 2010.09.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (2010.09.16 – 2019.09.03)

Archbishop Alexander Joseph BrunettPermalink
(1997.10.28 – 2010.09.16)

Signum fidei panis vitæ

Born:1934.01.17 (Detroit, MI, USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.13
Consecrated Bishop:1994.07.06
Died:2020.01.31 (Seattle, WA, USA † 86)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1994.04.19 – 1997.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1997.10.28 – 2010.09.16)

Apostolic Administrator of Oakland (USA) (2012.10.04 – 2013.05.03)

Archbishop Thomas Joseph MurphyPermalink
(1991.08.21 – 1997.06.26)

In Christo gaudium et spes

Born:1932.10.03 (Chicago, IL, USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1978.07.05
Died:1997.06.26 († 64)

Bishop of Great Falls (USA) (1978.07.05 – 1980.02.14)

Bishop of Great Falls–Billings (USA) (1980.02.14 – 1987.05.26)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1987.05.26 – 1991.08.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1991.08.21 – 1997.06.26)

Archbishop Raymond Gerhardt HunthausenPermalink
(1975.02.25 – 1991.08.21)

Thy will be done

Born:1921.08.21 (Anaconda, MT, USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1962.08.30
Died:2018.07.22 († 96)

Bishop of Helena (USA) (1962.07.08 – 1975.02.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1975.02.25 – 1991.08.21)

Archbishop Thomas Arthur ConnollyPermalink
(1951.06.23 – 1975.02.13)

Justitia et pax

Born:1899.10.05 (San Francisco, CA, USA)
Ordained Priest:1926.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1939.08.24
Died:1991.04.18 († 91)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Francisco (USA) (1939.06.10 – 1948.02.28)

Titular Bishop of Sila (1939.06.10 – 1950.05.18)

Coadjutor Bishop of Seattle (USA) (1948.02.28 – 1950.05.18)

Bishop of Seattle (USA) (1950.05.18 – 1951.06.23)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Seattle (USA) (1951.06.23 – 1975.02.13)

Bishops of Seattle (Roman Rite)

Bishop Thomas Arthur Connolly (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1950.05.18 – 1951.06.23)

(see above)

Bishop Gerald Shaughnessy, S.M.Permalink
(1933.07.01 – 1950.05.18)

Fiat

Born:1887.05.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1920.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1933.09.19
Died:1950.05.18 († 62)

Bishop of Seattle (USA) (1933.07.01 – 1950.05.18)

Bishop Edward John O’DeaPermalink
(1907.09.11 – 1932.12.25)

Omnia omnibus

Born:1856.11.23 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1882.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1896.09.08
Died:1932.12.25 († 76)

Bishop of Nesqually (1896.06.13 – 1907.09.11)

Bishop of Seattle (USA) (1907.09.11 – 1932.12.25)

Former Prelates


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