Roman Catholic Diocese of Pagadian

Diocese of Pagadian
Dioecesis Pagadianensis
Diyosesis ng Pagadian

Sto. Nino Cathedral in Pagadian City
Country Philippines
Territory Salug Valley Area, Arms Area/Vicariate, PLDTM Area/Vicariate, Vicariate of Baganinan Peninsula Area
Ecclesiastical province Ozamiz
Metropolitan Ozamiz
Area 2,860 km2 (1,100 sq mi)
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2004)
697,000 (70.3%)
Denomination Roman Catholic
Sui iuris church Latin Church
Rite Roman Rite
Established November 12, 1971
Cathedral Cathedral of the Holy Child in Pagadian
Patron saint Santo Niño de Cebú
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Emmanuel Treveno Cabajar
Metropolitan Archbishop Jesus Dosado

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pagadian (Lat: Dioecesis Pagadianensis) is a Roman Rite diocese of the Latin Church of the Catholic Church in the Philippines.

Created on November 12, 1971, the diocese is a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Zamboanga. With the ceding of the municipality of Margosatubig of the Ipil Prelature to the Diocese of Pagadian in January 1995, the diocese now has 24 parishes under its jurisdiction. The catholic Christian population covered by the diocese is now 711,244 that comprises 72% of the total population of the area of about 2,860 square kilometers.[1]

The pastoral structure of the Diocese of Pagadian is organized into three areas of responsibility: consultative, judicial and administrative. Among its educational centers are 1 seminary, 1 college, 16 high schools and 6 pre-schools.[2] The diocese has experienced no jurisdictional changes.

The current bishop is Emmanuel Treveno Cabajar,CSsR, a Redemptorist priest who was appointed on May 14, 2004.His episcopal ordination was on August 14, 2004. He was installed on September 2, 2004 serving the diocese up to the present.


Main altar of the Cathedral

Salug Valley Area

Arms Area/Vicariate

PLDTM Area/Vicariate

Vicariate of Baganinan Peninsula Area


See also


  1. CBCP Online (retrieved: 4 April 2009)
  2. CBCP Online (retrieved: 4 April 2009)

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