Diocese of

Itumbiara

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Itumbiara / Itumbiaren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Goiânia

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Rita of Cascia (May 22)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.07.13 – ...):Bishop José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida (63)Bishop José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Itumbiara (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida (63)Bishop José Aparecido Gonçalves de Almeida (63)
(2023.07.13 – ...)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil)

Amoris officium pascere

Born:1960.07.21 (Ourinhos, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2013.07.13

Priest of Santo Amaro (Brazil) (1986.12.21 – 2013.05.08)

Chaplain of His Holiness (2000.02.16 – 2013.05.08)

Undersecretary of Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts (2010.06.14 – 2013.05.08)

Titular Bishop of Enera (2013.05.08 – 2023.07.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Brasília (Brazil) (2013.05.08 – 2023.07.13)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (2023.07.13 – ...)

Bishop Antônio Fernando Brochini, C.S.S.
(2014.10.15 – 2023.07.13)

Testemunho de Comunhão

Born:1946.11.10 (Rio Claro, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1973.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2002.03.03
Died:2024.03.15 (Uberlândia, MG, Brazil † 77)

Coadjutor Bishop of Jaboticabal (Brazil) (2001.12.12 – 2003.06.25)

Bishop of Jaboticabal (Brazil) (2003.06.25 – 2014.10.15)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (2014.10.15 – 2023.07.13)

Bishop Antônio Lino da Silva Dinis
(1999.02.24 – 2013.12.01)

In omnibus Christus

Born:1943.02.22 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1966.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.01
Died:2013.12.01 († 70)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (1999.02.24 – 2013.12.01)

Bishop Celso Pereira de Almeida, O.P.
(1995.01.25 – 1998.05.06)

Ad Serviendum

Born:1928.03.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1972.04.22
Died:2014.05.11 († 86)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Nacional (Brazil) (1972.01.31 – 1975.01.14)

Titular Bishop of Campli (1972.01.31 – 1976.05.05)

Coadjutor Bishop of Porto Nacional (Brazil) (1975.01.14 – 1976.05.05)

Bishop of Porto Nacional (Brazil) (1976.05.05 – 1995.01.25)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (1995.01.25 – 1998.05.06)

Bishop José Carlos Castanho de Almeida
(1987.09.05 – 1994.03.23)

Scio Cui Credidi

Born:1930.06.14 (Guarei, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1982.05.02
Died:2022.02.27 (Sorocaba, SP, Brazil † 91)

Titular Bishop of Urusi (1982.03.03 – 1987.09.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santos (Brazil) (1982.03.03 – 1987.09.05)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (1987.09.05 – 1994.03.23)

Bishop of Araçatuba (Brazil) (1994.03.23 – 2003.09.17)

Bishop José Belvino do Nascimento
(1981.06.27 – 1987.02.06)

Fide in Fidem

Born:1932.12.29 (Mercês, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1981.09.29
Died:2019.01.08 († 86)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (1981.06.27 – 1987.02.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Patos de Minas (Brazil) (1987.02.06 – 1989.02.27)

Bishop of Divinópolis (Brazil) (1989.02.27 – 2009.02.11)

Bishop José de Lima
(1973.04.13 – 1981.06.07)

In caritate

Born:1924.02.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1948.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1973.07.15
Died:2013.06.12 († 89)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (1973.04.13 – 1981.06.07)

Bishop of Sete Lagoas (Brazil) (1981.06.07 – 1999.10.27)

Bishop José Francisco Versiani Velloso
(1966.10.27 – 1972.05.17)

Born:1919.05.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1942.10.25
Consecrated Bishop:1967.01.25
Died:1972.05.17 († 52)

Bishop of Itumbiara (Brazil) (1966.10.27 – 1972.05.17)

Special Churches

Churches by City (27)

Jataí (←), Goiânia (↑), Ipameri (→), Uberlândia (↘), Ituiutaba (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 21,151 km²

Population: 203,307 Catholics (61.2% of 332,442 total)

Pastoral Centres: 27 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 31 priests (15 diocesan, 16 religious), 13 deacons, 24 religious (18 brothers, 6 sisters), 6 seminarians

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