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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Castries

Neighbouring Dioceses: Willemstad (↙), Saint Thomas (←), Basse-Terre (↘)

Website: Link

History

  • 1971.01.16: Established as Diocese of Saint John’s / Sancti Ioannis (Latin) (from Diocese of Roseau)
  • 1981.06.21: Renamed as Diocese of Saint John’s–Basseterre / Sancti Ioannis Imatelluran(us) (Latin)

Special Churches

All Churches (22)

Willemstad (↙), Saint Thomas (←), Basse-Terre (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.11.19 – ...):Bishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards (55)Bishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Roman Rite)

Bishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards (55)Bishop Kenneth David Oswin Richards (55)
(2011.11.19 – ...)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda)

Born:1958.08.16 (Jamaica)
Ordained Priest:1985.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.08

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (2011.11.19 – ...)

Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (56)Bishop Gabriel Malzaire (56)
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.10.12 – 2011.11.19)

Archbishop Donald James Reece (79)Bishop Donald James Reece (79) (later Archbishop)
(1981.07.17 – 2007.10.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica)
President emeritus of Antilles Episcopal Conference

Your kingdom come

Born:1934.04.13 (Jamaica)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.03
Consecrated Bishop:1981.10.08

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (1981.07.17 – 2007.10.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (2007.10.12 – 2008.04.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kingston in Jamaica (Jamaica) (2008.04.12 – 2011.04.15)

President of Antilles Episcopal Conference (2008.05 – 2011.04.15)

Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers, S.V.D.
(1981.06.21 – 1981.07.17)

Born:1910.03.28 (Dominica)
Ordained Priest:1939.01.22
Consecrated Bishop:1953.04.22
Died:2012.11.06 († 102)

Titular Bishop of Ciparissia (1952.11.27 – 1953.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Accra (Ghana) (1952.11.27 – 1953.01.08)

Bishop of Accra (Ghana) (1953.01.08 – 1971.01.16)

Bishop of Saint John’s (Antigua and Barbuda) (1971.01.16 – 1981.06.21)

Bishop of Saint John’s–Basseterre (Antigua and Barbuda) (1981.06.21 – 1981.07.17)

Bishops of Saint John’s (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Oliver Bowers, S.V.D.
(1971.01.16 – 1981.06.21)

(see above)


as of 2014.03.24

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