Diocese of

Caetité

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Caetité / Caëtiten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Vitória da Conquista

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.10.26 – ...):Bishop José Roberto Silva Carvalho (64)Bishop José Roberto Silva Carvalho (64)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caetité (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Roberto Silva Carvalho (64)Bishop José Roberto Silva Carvalho (64)
(2016.10.26 – ...)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil)

Servite Domino in lætitia

Born:1960.03.31 (Fortaleza, CE, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1995.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.29

Priest of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (1995.07.09 – 2016.10.26)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (2016.10.26 – ...)

Bishop Guerrino Riccardo Brusati
(2002.11.13 – 2015.05.27)

Cantarei para sempre a misericórdia do Senhor

Born:1945.04.11 (Bellinzago Novarese, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.23
Consecrated Bishop:2003.02.08
Died:2023.05.14 (Novara, Italy † 78)

Priest of Novara (Italy) (1973.06.23 – 2002.11.13)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (2002.11.13 – 2015.05.27)

Bishop of Janaúba (Brazil) (2015.05.27 – 2019.06.12)

Bishop Antônio Alberto Guimarães Rezende, C.S.S.
(1981.11.09 – 2002.11.13)

Facite Christi Mandata

Born:1926.03.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1982.01.06
Died:2015.04.13 († 89)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1981.11.09 – 2002.11.13)

Bishop Eliseu Maria Gomes de Oliveira, O. Carm.
(1974.02.05 – 1980.09.24)

Iter para tutum

Born:1920.09.12 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1944.09.17
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.19
Died:2002.02.11 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Tituli in Numidia (1968.02.03 – 1974.02.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maceió (Brazil) (1968.02.03 – 1974.02.05)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1974.02.05 – 1980.09.24)

Bishop of Itabuna (Brazil) (1980.09.24 – 1983.07.20)

Bishop Silvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M.
(1970.03.17 – 1973.01.18)

Sentire cum Ecclesia

Born:1917.03.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1970.05.10
Died:2013.05.28 († 96)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1970.03.17 – 1973.01.18)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1973.01.18 – 1995.02.22)

Bishop José Pedro de Araújo Costa (later Archbishop)
(1957.05.25 – 1968.12.28)

Born:1913.10.19 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1936.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1957.09.15
Died:1996.07.28 († 82)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1957.05.25 – 1968.12.28)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Uberaba (Brazil) (1968.12.28 – 1978.06.17)

Titular Archbishop of Marcelliana (1968.12.28 – 1996.07.28)

Bishop José Terceiro de Sousa
(1948.02.13 – 1955.12.09)

Laxabo retes

Born:1908.07.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1933.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1948.06.20
Died:1983.07.14 († 75)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1948.02.13 – 1955.12.09)

Titular Bishop of Letopolis (1955.12.09 – 1957.11.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Salvador da Bahia (Brazil) (1955.12.09 – 1957.11.09)

Bishop of Penedo (Brazil) (1957.11.09 – 1976.03.24)

Bishop Juvéncio de Brito
(1926.12.23 – 1945.12.15)

Omnia in caritate

Born:1886.08.02 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1910.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1927.06.12
Died:1954.01.31 († 67)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1926.12.23 – 1945.12.15)

Bishop of Garanhuns (Brazil) (1945.12.15 – 1954.01.31)

Bishop Manoel Raymundo de Mello
(1914.08.18 – 1923.07.30)

Born:1872.02.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1894.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1915.02.21
Died:1943.03.11 († 71)

Bishop of Caetité (Brazil) (1914.08.18 – 1923.07.30)

Titular Bishop of Stobi (1923.07.30 – 1943.03.11)

Special Churches

Churches by City (35)

Januária (↙), Bom Jesus da Lapa (↖), Livramento de Nossa Senhora (↗), Vitória da Conquista (→), Janaúba (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 41,980 km²

Population: 619,200 Catholics (75.2% of 823,500 total)

Pastoral Centres: 38 parishes

Personnel: 48 priests (38 diocesan, 10 religious), 35 religious (12 brothers, 23 sisters), 13 seminarians

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