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Diocese of

Dumaguete

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Dumaguete / Dumagueten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cebu

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (51)

Kabankalan (↖), Cebu (↗), Tagbilaran (→), Ozamiz (↘), Dipolog (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.09.28 – ...):Bishop Julito Buhisan Cortes (66)Bishop Julito Buhisan Cortes (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Dumaguete (Roman Rite)

Bishop Julito Buhisan Cortes (66)Bishop Julito Buhisan Cortes (66)Permalink
(2013.09.28 – ...)

Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines)

Duce me Domine

Born:1956.07.04 (Parañaque, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1980.10.24
Consecrated Bishop:2002.01.08

Titular Bishop of Severiana (2001.10.24 – 2013.09.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines) (2001.10.24 – 2013.09.28)

Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (2013.09.28 – ...)

Archbishop John Forrosuelo Du (67)Bishop John Forrosuelo Du (67) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2001.04.21 – 2012.02.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palo (Philippines)

Christus lux mea

Born:1954.10.18 (Bantayan, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1979.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.06

Titular Bishop of Timici (1997.11.21 – 2001.04.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines) (1997.11.21 – 2001.04.21)

Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (2001.04.21 – 2012.02.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palo (Philippines) (2012.02.25 – ...)

Bishop Angel Nacorda Lagdameo (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1989.05.30 – 2000.03.11)

Faciem tuam Domine requiram

Born:1940.08.02 (Lucban, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1980.08.12
Died:2022.07.08 (Iloilo City, Philippines † 81)

Titular Bishop of Oreto (1980.06.19 – 1986.01.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cebu (Philippines) (1980.06.19 – 1986.01.31)

Coadjutor Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1986.01.31 – 1989.05.30)

Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1989.05.30 – 2000.03.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Jaro (Philippines) (2000.03.11 – 2018.02.14)

President of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (C.B.C.P.) (2005.10 – 2009.12.01)

Bishop Epifanio Surban BelmontePermalink
(1955.07.29 – 1989.05.30)

Sub tuum præsidium

Born:1914.04.07 (Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.09
Consecrated Bishop:1955.10.24
Died:1990.05.25 († 76)

Bishop of Dumaguete (Philippines) (1955.07.29 – 1989.05.30)

Former Prelates

Statistics

Area: 4,956 km²

Population: 1,346,393 Catholics (88.4% of 1,523,758 total) (2020)

Statistics: 43 parishes, 19 missions, 116 priests (88 diocesan, 28 religious), 118 lay religious (32 brothers, 86 sisters), 52 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Catherine of Alexandria (November 25)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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