Territorial Prelature of

El Nayar

Mexico Mexico

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Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature Territorial Prelature

Name: El Nayar (español) / Jesús María (español) / Nayarian(us) de Iesu et Maria (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Guadalajara

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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History

Contact Info

Address: Belén #24- B, Col. Hermosa Provincia, 63150 - Tepic, Nay., Mexico

Phone: (311) 2-13-88-80

Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate:vacant

Ordinaries

Prelates of El Nayar (Roman Rite)

Bishop José de Jesús González Hernández, O.F.M. (59)Bishop José de Jesús González Hernández, O.F.M. (59)
(2010.02.27 – 2022.02.11)

Bishop of Chilpancingo–Chilapa (Mexico)

Verbum Dei vita mea

Born:1964.12.25 (Etzatán, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1994.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.25

Bishop-Prelate of El Nayar (Mexico) (2010.02.27 – 2022.02.11)

Bishop of Chilpancingo–Chilapa (Mexico) (2022.02.11 – ...)

Bishop José Antonio Pérez Sánchez, O.F.M.
(1992.06.27 – 2010.02.27)

Born:1947.12.20 (Ciudad de México, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.20
Consecrated Bishop:1990.04.04
Died:2020.07.08 (Tepic, Mexico † 72)

Coadjutor Bishop-Prelate of El Nayar (Mexico) (1990.02.02 – 1992.06.27)

Bishop-Prelate of El Nayar (Mexico) (1992.06.27 – 2010.02.27)

Bishop Manuel Romero Arvizu, O.F.M.
(1962.05.24 – 1992.06.27)

Born:1919.04.13 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1945.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1962.08.15
Died:2009.11.06 († 90)

Titular Bishop of Dusa (1962.05.24 – 1978.02.15)

Bishop-Prelate of El Nayar (Mexico) (1962.05.24 – 1992.06.27)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Tepic (↙), Mazatlán (←), El Salto (↖), Durango (↗), Zacatecas (→), Guadalajara (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 25,000 km²

Population: 138,000 Catholics (89.6% of 154,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 16 parishes

Personnel: 27 priests (15 diocesan, 12 religious), 1 deacon, 29 religious (15 brothers, 14 sisters), 11 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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