Diocese of

Guanhães

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Guanhães / Guanhanen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Diamantina

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: São Miguel Arcanjo (September 29)

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.06.19 – ...):Bishop Otacílio Ferreira de Lacerda (63)Bishop Otacílio Ferreira de Lacerda (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Guanhães (Roman Rite)

Bishop Otacílio Ferreira de Lacerda (63)Bishop Otacílio Ferreira de Lacerda (63)
(2019.06.19 – ...)

Bishop of Guanhães (Brazil)

Mihi vivere Christus est

Born:1960.11.17 (Itapiruçu, BA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:2017.03.18

Priest of Guanhães (Brazil) (1988.04.10 – 2016.12.21)

Titular Bishop of Tulana (2016.12.21 – 2019.06.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of Belo Horizonte (Brazil) (2016.12.21 – 2019.06.19)

Bishop of Guanhães (Brazil) (2019.06.19 – ...)

Bishop Jeremias Antônio de Jesus (58)Bishop Jeremias Antônio de Jesus (58)
(2012.05.30 – 2018.07.04)

Bishop emeritus of Guanhães (Brazil)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1966.05.27 (Atibaia, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:2012.08.04

Priest of Bragança Paulista (Brazil) (1993.12.10 – 2012.05.30)

Bishop of Guanhães (Brazil) (2012.05.30 – 2018.07.04)

Bishop Emanuel Messias de Oliveira (76)Bishop Emanuel Messias de Oliveira (76)
(1998.01.14 – 2011.02.16)

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 Antônio Felippe da Cunha, S.D.N.
(1985.12.08 – 1995.03.05)

Festinans cum Maria

Born:1933.05.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:1986.04.06
Died:1995.03.05 († 61)

Superior General of Missionaries of Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament (1978 – 1985.12.08)

Bishop of Guanhães (Brazil) (1985.12.08 – 1995.03.05)

Special Churches

Churches by City (28)

Sete Lagoas (↙), Diamantina (↖), Teófilo Otoni (↗), Governador Valadares (→), Itabira–Fabriciano (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 15,047 km²

Population: 222,800 Catholics (81.4% of 273,600 total)

Pastoral Centres: 25 parishes

Personnel: 29 priests (diocesan), 2 religious (2 sisters), 14 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.06.27

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