Diocese of

Caratinga

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Caratinga / Caratingen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mariana

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist (June 24)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.12.13 – ...):Bishop Juarez Delorto Secco (53)Bishop Juarez Delorto Secco (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caratinga (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juarez Delorto Secco (53)Bishop Juarez Delorto Secco (53)
(2023.12.13 – ...)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil)

Manete caritate mea

Born:1970.07.04 (Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, ES, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:2001.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:2017.09.09

Priest of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (Brazil) (2001.03.10 – 2017.06.07)

Titular Bishop of Vegesela in Numidia (2017.06.07 – 2023.12.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (2017.06.07 – 2023.12.13)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (2023.12.13 – ...)

Bishop Emanuel Messias de Oliveira (75)Bishop Emanuel Messias de Oliveira (75)
(2011.02.16 – 2023.12.13)

Bishop emeritus of Caratinga (Brazil)

A Serviço da Misericórdia

Born:1948.04.22 (Salinas, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1976.02.04
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.19

Priest of Governador Valadares (Brazil) (1976.02.04 – 1998.01.14)

Bishop of Guanhães (Brazil) (1998.01.14 – 2011.02.16)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (2011.02.16 – 2023.12.13)

Bishop Hélio Gonçalves Heleno
(1978.11.27 – 2011.02.16)

Propter Regnum Dei

Born:1935.05.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1979.02.22
Died:2012.09.04 († 77)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (1978.11.27 – 2011.02.16)

Bishop José Eugênio Corrêa
(1957.08.19 – 1978.11.27)

Omnibus Omnia

Born:1914.05.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1941.10.26
Consecrated Bishop:1957.11.10
Died:2010.01.28 († 95)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (1957.08.19 – 1978.11.27)

Bishop João Batista Cavati, C.M.
(1938.07.30 – 1956.10.20)

Born:1892.05.05 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1920.03.20
Consecrated Bishop:1938.10.30
Died:1987.06.30 († 95)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (1938.07.30 – 1956.10.20)

Titular Bishop of Eucarpia (1956.10.20 – 1970.12.14)

Bishop José Maria Perreira Lara
(1934.09.28 – 1936.08.08)

Born:1886.06.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1911.04.18
Consecrated Bishop:1925.02.11
Died:1936.08.08 († 50)

Bishop of Amazonas (Brazil) (1924.03.27 – 1924.12.18)

Bishop of Santos (Brazil) (1924.12.18 – 1934.09.28)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (1934.09.28 – 1936.08.08)

Bishop Carloto Fernandes da Silva Távora
(1919.12.18 – 1933.11.29)

Born:1863.12.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1899.06.07
Consecrated Bishop:1920.01.25
Died:1933.11.29 († 69)

Bishop of Caratinga (Brazil) (1919.12.18 – 1933.11.29)

Special Churches

Churches by City (60)

Mariana (↙), Itabira–Fabriciano (←), Governador Valadares (↑), Cachoeiro de Itapemirim (↘), Leopoldina (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 15,088 km²

Population: 508,000 Catholics (70.8% of 718,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 56 parishes

Personnel: 104 priests (74 diocesan, 30 religious), 1 deacon, 135 religious (41 brothers, 94 sisters), 34 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.04.14

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