Diocese of

Carapeguá

Paraguay Paraguay

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Carapeguá / Carapeguan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.16 – ...):Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (63)Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Carapeguá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (63)Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (63)
(2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay)

Born:1961.05.19 (Curuzú Cuatiá, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1993.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:2018.08.05

Priest of San Juan Bautista (Paraguay) (1993.04.24 – 2018.06.16)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (73)Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (73)
(2010.07.10 – 2015.07.04)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay)

La verdad en el amor

Born:1950.09.26 (Asunción, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.25
Consecrated Bishop:2009.08.30

Priest of Asunción (Paraguay) (1975.12.25 – 2009.07.01)

Coadjutor Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2009.07.01 – 2010.07.10)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2010.07.10 – 2015.07.04)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay) (2015.07.04 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2015.11.03 – 2018.11.09)

Bishop Celso Yegros Estigarribia
(1983.04.06 – 2010.07.10)

Servidor de Cristo Jesús, elegido como apóstol y destinado a proclamar el evangelio de Dios

Born:1935.07.11 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1960.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.29
Died:2013.04.06 († 77)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (1983.04.06 – 2010.07.10)

Bishop Angel Nicolás Acha Duarte
(1978.06.05 – 1982.06.24)

Born:1930.12.06 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1957.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1976.03.01
Died:1982.06.24 († 51)

Titular Bishop of Lamdia (1975.12.22 – 1978.06.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Villarrica (Paraguay) (1975.12.22 – 1978.06.05)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (1978.06.05 – 1982.06.24)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

San Lorenzo (↖), Caacupé (↑), Coronel Oviedo (↗), Villarrica (→), San Juan Bautista (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 8,705 km²

Population: 239,917 Catholics (92.6% of 258,957 total)

Pastoral Centres: 18 parishes

Personnel: 19 priests (12 diocesan, 7 religious), 1 deacon, 51 religious (11 brothers, 40 sisters), 5 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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