Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ozamiz
|Archdiocese of Ozamis
Arkidiyosesis ng Ozamis
|Area||1,939 km2 (749 sq mi)|
|(as of 2013)
|Sui iuris church||Latin Church|
|Cathedral||Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Ozamiz|
|Metropolitan Archbishop||Martin Jumoad|
|Website of the Archdiocese|
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ozámis is an ecclesiastical territory or diocese of the Catholic Church in the Philippines. Ozamis is the Archdiocese in the Province of Misamis Occidental, on the island of Mindanao.
The Diocese of Ozámis was erected on 27 January 1951, for the whole province of Misamis Occidental. The Archiocese comprises the following diocese: Dipolog, Iligan, Marawi. On February 17, 1971 Pope Paul VI elevated the Prelature of Ozámis into a diocese with the Most Reverend Jesus Varela serving as the first sitting Bishop. On the 24th of January 1983, the diocese was elevated to an archdiocese.
Most Rev. Martin Jumoad is the second and current Metropolitan Archbishop of the archdiocese.
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