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Diocese of

Trincomalee

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,727 km²

Population: 21,892 Catholics (5.4% of 403,750 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Colombo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Anuradhapura (←), Mannar (↖), Jaffna (↖), Batticaloa (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 15 parishes, 3 missions, 33 priests (19 diocesan, 14 religious), 52 lay religious (14 brothers, 38 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.06.03 – ...):Bishop Christian Noel Emmanuel (57)Bishop Christian Noel Emmanuel (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Trincomalee (Roman Rite)

Bishop Christian Noel Emmanuel (57)Bishop Christian Noel Emmanuel (57)Permalink
(2015.06.03 – ...)

Bishop of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka)

Omnia omnibus hominibus

Born:1960.12.25 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1985.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:2015.07.25

Bishop of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) (2015.06.03 – ...)

Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (81)Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (81)Permalink
(2012.07.03 – 2015.06.03)

Bishop emeritus of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka)
Apostolic Administrator emeritus of Mannar (Sri Lanka)

Voluntas tua

Born:1936.12.09 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.07

Bishop of Trincomalee–Batticaloa (Sri Lanka) (1983.03.17 – 2012.07.03)

Bishop of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) (2012.07.03 – 2015.06.03)

Apostolic Administrator of Mannar (Sri Lanka) (2016.01.14 – 2017.11.22)

Bishops of Trincomalee–Batticaloa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (81)Bishop Joseph Kingsley Swampillai (81)Permalink
(1983.03.17 – 2012.07.03)

(see above)

Bishop Leo Rajendram AntonyPermalink
(1974.02.15 – 1983.03.17)

Born:1927.04.18 (Sri Lanka)
Ordained Priest:1954.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1968.11.21
Died:2012.12.03 († 85)

Auxiliary Bishop of Jaffna (Sri Lanka) (1968.08.03 – 1972.12.18)

Titular Bishop of Fissiana (1968.08.03 – 1974.02.15)

Coadjutor Bishop of Trincomalee–Batticaloa (Sri Lanka) (1972.12.18 – 1974.02.15)

Bishop of Trincomalee–Batticaloa (Sri Lanka) (1974.02.15 – 1983.03.17)

Bishop Ignatius Philip Trigueros Glennie, S.J.Permalink
(1967.10.23 – 1974.02.15)

Born:1907.02.05 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1938.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:1947.09.21
Died:1993.04.27 († 86)

Bishop of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) (1947.07.10 – 1967.10.23)

Bishop of Trincomalee–Batticaloa (Sri Lanka) (1967.10.23 – 1974.02.15)

Bishops of Trincomalee (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ignatius Philip Trigueros Glennie, S.J.Permalink
(1947.07.10 – 1967.10.23)

(see above)

Bishop Gaston Robichez, S.J.Permalink
(1917.03.22 – 1946.02.12)

Born:1866.11.21 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1917.07.08
Died:1946.02.12 († 79)

Apostolic Administrator of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) (1915 – 1917.03.22)

Bishop of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) (1917.03.22 – 1946.02.12)

Apostolic Administrator of Galle (Sri Lanka) (1923 – 1934.05.28)

Fr. Gaston Robichez, S.J. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1915 – 1917.03.22)

Bishop Charles Lavigne, S.J.Permalink
(1898.08.27 – 1913.07.11)

Born:1840.01.06 (France)
Ordained Priest:1864
Consecrated Bishop:1887.11.13
Died:1913.07.11 († 73)

Vicar Apostolic of Kottayam of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1887.09.13 – 1896.06.11)

Titular Bishop of Milevum (1887.09.13 – 1898.08.27)

Bishop of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) (1898.08.27 – 1913.07.11)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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