Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Feira de Santana

Brazil Brazil

Map

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Feira de Santana / Fori S. Annæ (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Barra, Barreiras, Bonfim, Irecê, Juazeiro, Paulo Afonso, Ruy Barbosa, Serrinha

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Website:

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.11.18 – ...):Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (62)Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (62)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Feira de Santana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (62)Archbishop Zanoni Demettino Castro (62)
(2015.11.18 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil)

Ecce mitte me

Born:1962.01.23 (Vitória da Conquista, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:2007.11.24

Priest of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (1986.12.28 – 2007.10.03)

Bishop of São Mateus (Brazil) (2007.10.03 – 2014.12.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2014.12.03 – 2015.11.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2015.11.18 – ...)

Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (83)Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (83)
(2002.01.16 – 2015.11.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Feira de Santana (Brazil)

Somos todos irmãos

Born:1940.08.27 (Roca Sales, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.08

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1983.12.29 – 1995.02.22)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1995.02.22 – 2002.01.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (2002.01.16 – 2015.11.18)

Bishops of Feira de Santana (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (83)Bishop Itamar Navildo Vian, O.F.M. Cap. (83) (later Archbishop)
(1995.02.22 – 2002.01.16)

(see above)

Bishop Silvério Jarbas Paulo de Albuquerque, O.F.M.
(1973.01.18 – 1995.02.22)

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 Jackson Berenguer Prado
(1962.09.24 – 1971.10.08)

Born:1918.05.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.06.13
Consecrated Bishop:1958.08.03
Died:2005.02.08 († 86)

Bishop of Vitória da Conquista (Brazil) (1958.04.16 – 1962.09.24)

Bishop of Feira de Santana (Brazil) (1962.09.24 – 1971.10.08)

Bishop of Paulo Afonso (Brazil) (1971.10.08 – 1983.08.17)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (40)

Ruy Barbosa (←), Serrinha (↑), Alagoinhas (→), Camaçari (↘), Amargosa (↓), Cruz das Almas (↓)

Statistics (2017.12.31)

Area: 6,730 km²

Population: 966,000 Catholics (94.5% of 1,022,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 39 parishes

Personnel: 80 priests (59 diocesan, 21 religious), 9 deacons, 177 religious (46 brothers, 131 sisters), 62 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.04.14

© 2024 GCatholic.org

Up