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Diocese of

Iba

Philippines Philippines

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Iba / Iban(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Fernando

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (27)

Alaminos (↑), Tarlac (→), San Fernando (↘), Balanga (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.02.17 – ...):Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (55)Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Iba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (55)Bishop Bartolome Gaspar Santos (55)Permalink
(2018.02.17 – ...)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines)

Dives in misericordia et caritate Dei

Born:1967.12.01 (Santa Maria, Bulacan, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1992.08.27
Consecrated Bishop:2018.04.30

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (2018.02.17 – ...)

Archbishop Florentino Galang Lavarias (65)Bishop Florentino Galang Lavarias (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2004.06.19 – 2014.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines)

Voluntas tua delectatio mea

Born:1957.03.14 (Santa Ines, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1985.09.26
Consecrated Bishop:2004.08.12

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (2004.06.19 – 2014.07.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines) (2014.07.25 – ...)

Bishop Deogracias Soriano Iñiguez Jr. (82)Bishop Deogracias Soriano Iñiguez Jr. (82)Permalink
(1989.12.27 – 2003.06.28)

Bishop emeritus of Kalookan (Philippines)

Totius servus Christi

Born:1940.12.10 (Cotabato, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1985.08.22

Titular Bishop of Claterna (1985.07.03 – 1989.12.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Malolos (Philippines) (1985.07.03 – 1989.12.27)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (1989.12.27 – 2003.06.28)

Bishop of Kalookan (Philippines) (2003.06.28 – 2013.01.25)

Archbishop Paciano Basilio Aniceto (85)Bishop Paciano Basilio Aniceto (85) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1983.10.20 – 1989.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of San Fernando (Philippines)

Ministerium tuum imple

Born:1937.03.09 (Santa Ana, Philippines)
Ordained Priest:1962.12.23
Consecrated Bishop:1979.05.27

Titular Bishop of Tlos (1979.04.07 – 1983.10.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Tuguegarao (Philippines) (1979.04.07 – 1983.10.20)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (1983.10.20 – 1989.01.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Fernando (Philippines) (1989.01.31 – 2014.07.25)

Bishop Henry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E.Permalink
(1982.11.15 – 1983.07.16)

Born:1913.02.18 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1937.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1956.10.29
Died:1983.07.24 († 70)

Titular Bishop of Lamia (1956.08.20 – 1982.11.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Iba (Philippines) (1956.08.20 – 1982.11.15)

Bishop of Iba (Philippines) (1982.11.15 – 1983.07.16)

Prelates of Iba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Henry Byrne, S.S.C.M.E.Permalink
(1956.08.20 – 1982.11.15)

(see above)

Statistics

Area: 3,642 km²

Population: 712,043 Catholics (80.0% of 890,053 total) (2020)

Statistics: 23 parishes, 3 missions, 46 priests (41 diocesan, 5 religious), 67 lay religious (6 brothers, 61 sisters), 25 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Augustine of Hippo (August 28)

History

Last updated on 2023.01.25

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