Territorial Prelature of

Lábrea

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature Territorial Prelature

Name: Lábrea / Labrean(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Porto Velho

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora de Nazaré (September 8)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Praça Coronel Labre 119, 69830-000 Lábrea, AM, Brazil

Phone: (097)3331-2364

Present Prelates

Bishop-Prelate (2016.04.13 – ...):Bishop Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R. (66)Bishop Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R. (66)

Ordinaries

Prelates of Lábrea (Roman Rite)

Bishop Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R. (66)Bishop Santiago Sánchez Sebastián, O.A.R. (66)
(2016.04.13 – ...)

Bishop-Prelate of Lábrea (Brazil)

Fiat in me, ut non resistam voluntati tuæ

Born:1957.07.25 (Cortes, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1980.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:2016.06.05

Bishop-Prelate of Lábrea (Brazil) (2016.04.13 – ...)

Bishop Jesús Moraza Ruiz de Azúa, O.A.R. (79)Bishop Jesús Moraza Ruiz de Azúa, O.A.R. (79)
(1994.01.12 – 2016.04.13)

Bishop-Prelate emeritus of Lábrea (Brazil)

Da quod jubes et jube quod vis

Born:1945.03.27 (Araya, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1969.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.19

Bishop-Prelate of Lábrea (Brazil) (1994.01.12 – 2016.04.13)

Bishop Florentino Zabalza Iturri, O.A.R.
(1971.06.07 – 1994.01.12)

Stare et pascere

Born:1924.10.16 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1947.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1971.08.28
Died:2000.09.12 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Scebatiana (1971.06.07 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Lábrea (Brazil) (1971.06.07 – 1994.01.12)

Bishop Mário Roberto Emmett Anglim, C.SS.R.
(Apostolic Administrator 1970.05.02 – 1971.06.07)

Bishop José del Perpetuo Socorro Alvarez Mácua, O.A.R.
(1947 – 1967.11.30)

Born:1906.03.20 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1929.12.15
Consecrated Bishop:1948.02.01
Died:1974.02.24 († 67)

Apostolic Administrator of Lábrea (Brazil) (1944 – 1947)

Bishop-Prelate of Lábrea (Brazil) (1947 – 1967.11.30)

Titular Bishop of Colybrassus (1947.12.13 – 1974.02.24)

Fr. José del Perpetuo Socorro Alvarez Mácua, O.A.R. (later Bishop)
(Apostolic Administrator 1944 – 1947)

Fr. Inácio Martinez
(Apostolic Administrator 1930.06.13 – 1942)

Fr. Marcelo Calvo
(Apostolic Administrator 1925 – 1930)

Special Churches

Churches by City (4)

Rio Branco (↙), Cruzeiro do Sul (←), Tefé (↑), Coari (↗), Humaitá (→), Porto Velho (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 68,262 km²

Population: 75,400 Catholics (75.0% of 100,600 total)

Pastoral Centres: 5 parishes, 1 mission

Personnel: 10 priests (5 diocesan, 5 religious), 23 religious (12 brothers, 11 sisters), 1 seminarian

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Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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