Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Calabozo

Venezuela Venezuela

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Calabozo / Calabocen(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: San Fernando de Apure, Valle de la Pascua

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario (October 7)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Calle 4, N° 11 - 82, Calabozo 2312, Estado Guárico, Venezuela

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2008.12.10 – ...):Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (69)Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (69)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Calabozo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (69)Archbishop Manuel Felipe Díaz Sánchez (69)
(2008.12.10 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela)

Ego elegi vos

Born:1955.05.05 (Araure, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1979.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1997.05.24

Priest of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1979.07.14 – 1997.02.27)

Titular Bishop of Sitifis (1997.02.27 – 2000.04.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cumaná (Venezuela) (1997.02.27 – 2000.04.04)

Bishop of Carúpano (Venezuela) (2000.04.04 – 2008.12.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (2008.12.10 – ...)

Archbishop Antonio José López Castillo
(2001.12.27 – 2007.12.22)

El Señor es mi pastor, nada me falta

Born:1945.07.09 (Maracaibo, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.18
Consecrated Bishop:1988.05.28
Died:2021.07.18 (Maracaibo, Venezuela † 76)

Titular Bishop of Theuzi (1988.02.26 – 1992.08.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1988.02.26 – 1992.08.01)

Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (1992.08.01 – 2001.12.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (2001.12.27 – 2007.12.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (2007.12.22 – 2020.03.25)

Archbishop Helímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M.
(1995.06.17 – 2001.12.27)

Born:1926.04.22 (Calderas, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.18
Died:2021.04.09 (Calabozo, Venezuela † 94)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1980.03.24 – 1995.06.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1995.06.17 – 2001.12.27)

Bishops of Calabozo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Helímenas de Jesús Rojo Paredes, C.I.M. (later Archbishop)
(1980.03.24 – 1995.06.17)

(see above)

Bishop Miguel Antonio Salas Salas, C.I.M. (later Archbishop)
(1961.01.16 – 1979.08.20)

Born:1915.09.29 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1961.02.02
Died:2003.10.30 († 88)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1961.01.16 – 1979.08.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (1979.08.20 – 1991.10.30)

Bishop Domingo Roa Pérez (later Archbishop)
(1957.10.03 – 1961.01.16)

Born:1915.02.21 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1941.04.12
Consecrated Bishop:1957.11.24
Died:2000.01.01 († 84)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1957.10.03 – 1961.01.16)

Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1961.01.16 – 1966.04.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1966.04.30 – 1992.12.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1978 – 1984)

Apostolic Administrator of El Vigía–San Carlos del Zulia (Venezuela) (1994 – 1999.04.14)

Bishop Arturo Ignacio Camargo
(1952.01.08 – 1957.09.02)

Born:1895.07.31 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1917.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1948.06.27
Died:1961.12.13 († 66)

Auxiliary Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1947.11.26 – 1949)

Titular Bishop of Ombi (1947.11.26 – 1952.01.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1949 – 1952.01.08)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1952.01.08 – 1957.09.02)

Bishop of Trujillo (Venezuela) (1957.09.02 – 1961.12.13)

Bishop Arturo Celestino Alvarez
(1921.05.09 – 1952.01.08)

Born:1870.04.08 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1893.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:1910.11.06
Died:1952.01.08 († 81)

Bishop of Zulia (Venezuela) (1910.08.16 – 1919.12.18)

Titular Bishop of Thapsus (1919.12.18 – 1921.05.09)

Coadjutor Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1919.12.18 – 1921.05.09)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1921.05.09 – 1952.01.08)

Bishop Felipe Neri Sendra
(1891.09.25 – 1921.05.09)

Born:1844.08.27 (Italy)
Died:1921.05.09 († 76)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1891.09.25 – 1921.05.09)

Bishop Salustiano Crespo
(1881.08.04 – 1888.07.12)

Born:1826.10.15 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1853.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:1881.10.30
Died:1888.07.12 († 61)

Bishop of Calabozo (Venezuela) (1881.08.04 – 1888.07.12)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Barinas (↙), San Carlos de Venezuela (←), Valencia (↖), Maracay (↑), Valle de la Pascua (→), Ciudad Bolívar (↘), San Fernando de Apure (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 27,947 km²

Population: 382,520 Catholics (71.4% of 535,800 total)

Pastoral Centres: 42 parishes, 3 missions

Personnel: 38 priests (37 diocesan, 1 religious), 7 deacons, 6 religious (1 brother, 5 sisters), 34 seminarians

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