Diocese of

Afogados da Ingazeira

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Afogados da Ingazeira / Afogaden(sis) de Ingazeira (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Olinda e Recife

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Mary Magdalene (July 22)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.10.25 – ...):Bishop Limacêdo Antônio da Silva (63)Bishop Limacêdo Antônio da Silva (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Afogados da Ingazeira (Roman Rite)

Bishop Limacêdo Antônio da Silva (63)Bishop Limacêdo Antônio da Silva (63)
(2023.10.25 – ...)

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil)

Verbum caro factum est

Born:1960.09.20 (Nazaré da Mata, PE, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.01.12
Consecrated Bishop:2018.06.10

Priest of Nazaré (Brazil) (1986.01.12 – 2018.04.04)

Titular Bishop of Saldæ (2018.04.04 – 2023.10.25)

Auxiliary Bishop of Olinda e Recife (Brazil) (2018.04.04 – 2023.10.25)

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil) (2023.10.25 – ...)

Bishop Egidio Bisol (76)Bishop Egidio Bisol (76)
(2009.10.07 – 2023.10.25)

Bishop emeritus of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil)

Estou entre vós como servo

Born:1947.12.23 (Bassano del Grappa, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1972.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:2010.01.09

Priest of Vicenza (Italy) (1972.05.31 – 2009.10.07)

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil) (2009.10.07 – 2023.10.25)

Archbishop Luis Gonzaga Silva Pepeu, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Bishop Luis Gonzaga Silva Pepeu, O.F.M. Cap. (67) (later Archbishop)
(2001.06.13 – 2008.06.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil)

Ne timeas tecum ego sum / Não temas estou contigo

Born:1957.02.18 (Caruaru, PE, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1982.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2001.10.06

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil) (2001.06.13 – 2008.06.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (2008.06.11 – 2019.10.09)

Bishop Francisco Austregésilo de Mesquita Filho
(1961.05.25 – 2001.06.13)

Born:1924.04.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1961.08.24
Died:2006.10.09 († 82)

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil) (1961.05.25 – 2001.06.13)

Bishop João José da Mota e Albuquerque (later Archbishop)
(1957.01.04 – 1961.02.28)

Sanctificans evangelium Dei

Born:1913.03.27 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1935.04.28
Consecrated Bishop:1957.04.28
Died:1987.09.12 († 74)

Bishop of Afogados da Ingazeira (Brazil) (1957.01.04 – 1961.02.28)

Bishop of Sobral (Brazil) (1961.02.28 – 1964.04.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of São Luís do Maranhão (Brazil) (1964.04.28 – 1984.03.20)

Special Churches

Churches by City (33)

Floresta (↙), Salgueiro (←), Cajazeiras (↑), Patos (↗), Campina Grande (→)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 10,956 km²

Population: 379,000 Catholics (93.6% of 405,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 24 parishes

Personnel: 38 priests (36 diocesan, 2 religious), 9 deacons, 29 religious (3 brothers, 26 sisters), 10 seminarians

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