John Jobst

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John Jobst, S.A.C. C.B.E. (C)
Bishop Emeritus of Diocese of Broome
Church Roman Catholic Church
See Diocese of Broome
In office 1967 - 1995
Predecessor None
Successor Christopher Saunders
Orders
Ordination 9 July 1950
Personal details
Birth name Johannes Jobst
Born (1920-02-04)4 February 1920
Frankenberg, Germany
Died 5 July 2014(2014-07-05) (aged 94)
Patsch, Austria

John Jobst, S.A.C. (German: Johannes Jobst; 4 February 1920 – 5 July 2014), was a German Pallottine and prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. He was the last German bishop who attended the Second Vatican Council.

Jobst was born in Frankenberg, Germany and ordained a priest on 9 July 1950 from the Society of the Catholic Apostolate. He was appointed Vicar Apostolic of the Vicariate Apostolic of Kimberleys on 13 January 1959 as well as titular bishop of Pitanae, and was ordained bishop on 19 March 1959. He was appointed to the elevated diocese of Broome and remained there until his retirement on 3 November 1995.

Bishop Jobst was awarded the Order of the British Empire - Commander (Civil) in June 1981. [1][2]

He died on 5 July 2014 in Patsch, Austria, aged 94.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Broome website; accessed 10 July 2014.
  2. ^ a b John Jobst profile, catholic-hierarchy.org; accessed 10 July 2014.