Diocese of

Apucarana

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Apucarana / Apucaranen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Londrina

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora de Lourdes

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.12.12 – ...):Bishop Carlos José de Oliveira (56)Bishop Carlos José de Oliveira (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Apucarana (Roman Rite)

Bishop Carlos José de Oliveira (56)Bishop Carlos José de Oliveira (56)
(2018.12.12 – ...)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil)

Cum Maria matre Jesu

Born:1967.10.17 (Botucatu, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:2019.03.19

Priest of Mogi das Cruzes (Brazil) (1992.10.04 – 1996)

Priest of Botucatu (Brazil) (1996 – 2018.12.12)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2007.10.04 – 2018.12.12)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil) (2018.12.12 – ...)

Bishop Celso Antônio Marchiori (65)Bishop Celso Antônio Marchiori (65)
(2009.07.08 – 2017.12.13)

Bishop of São José dos Pinhais (Brazil)

In cruce Domini

Born:1958.08.14 (Campo Largo, PR, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.03.06
Consecrated Bishop:2009.08.28

Priest of Curitiba (Brazil) (1988.03.06 – 2009.07.08)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil) (2009.07.08 – 2017.12.13)

Bishop of São José dos Pinhais (Brazil) (2017.12.13 – ...)

Bishop Luiz Vicente Bernetti, O.A.D.
(2005.02.02 – 2009.07.08)

Euntes prædicate

Born:1934.03.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1958.06.01
Consecrated Bishop:1996.08.25
Died:2017.08.11 († 83)

Titular Bishop of Rufiniana (1996.06.12 – 2005.02.02)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (Brazil) (1996.06.12 – 2005.02.02)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil) (2005.02.02 – 2009.07.08)

Bishop Domingos Gabriel Wisniewski, C.M.
(1983.05.17 – 2005.02.02)

Tudo para Todos

Born:1928.03.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1975.08.28
Died:2010.07.21 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Tela (1975.06.27 – 1979.04.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1975.06.27 – 1979.04.19)

Bishop of Cornélio Procópio (Brazil) (1979.04.19 – 1983.05.17)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil) (1983.05.17 – 2005.02.02)

Bishop Romeu Alberti (later Archbishop)
(1965.02.22 – 1982.06.03)

Ut unum sint

Born:1927.04.21 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1951.10.07
Consecrated Bishop:1964.05.24
Died:1988.08.06 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Belali (1964.03.25 – 1965.02.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (1964.03.25 – 1965.02.22)

Bishop of Apucarana (Brazil) (1965.02.22 – 1982.06.03)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Ribeirão Preto (Brazil) (1982.06.03 – 1988.08.06)

Special Churches

Churches by City (63)

Campo Mourão (↙), Maringá (←), Presidente Prudente (↑), Londrina (↗), Ponta Grossa (↘), Guarapuava (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 9,326 km²

Population: 383,000 Catholics (76.1% of 503,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 64 parishes

Personnel: 84 priests (75 diocesan, 9 religious), 111 deacons, 46 religious (16 brothers, 30 sisters), 31 seminarians

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