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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Seattle

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan 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 (61)Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (61)
Auxiliary Bishop (2005.05.12 – ...):Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S. (66)Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo Almaguer, M.Sp.S. (66)

Titular Bishop of Acholla

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.04.06 – ...):Bishop Daniel Henry Mueggenborg (59)Bishop Daniel Henry Mueggenborg (59)

Titular Bishop of Tullia

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Seattle (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (61)Archbishop Paul Dennis Etienne (61)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 (68)Archbishop James Peter Sartain (68)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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