Diocese of

Mazara del Vallo

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mazara del Vallo / Mazarien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Palermo

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Websites:

Celebrations

Patron Saint: S. Vito (June 15), Maria SS. del Paradiso

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: October 20

Liturgical Calendar ๐Ÿ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: Piazza della Repubblica 6, 91026 Mazara del Vallo, Italy

Phone: 0923 902701

Papal Visits

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.07.29 โ€“ ...):Bishop Angelo Giurdanella (67)Bishop Angelo Giurdanella (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mazara del Vallo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Angelo Giurdanella (67)Bishop Angelo Giurdanella (67)
(2022.07.29 โ€“ ...)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy)

Spiritu ferventes Domino servientes

Born:1956.02.24 (Modica, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1983.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2022.10.04

Priest of Noto (Italy) (1983.12.27 โ€“ 2022.07.29)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (2022.07.29 โ€“ ...)

Bishop Domenico Mogavero (76)Bishop Domenico Mogavero (76)
(2007.02.22 โ€“ 2022.07.29)

Bishop emeritus of Mazara del Vallo (Italy)

Tu solus Dominus

Born:1947.03.31 (Castelbuono, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1970.07.12
Consecrated Bishop:2007.03.24

Priest of Palermo (Italy) (1970.07.12 โ€“ 2007.02.22)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (2007.02.22 โ€“ 2022.07.29)

Archbishop Calogero La Piana, S.D.B. (72)Bishop Calogero La Piana, S.D.B. (72) (later Archbishop)
(2002.11.15 โ€“ 2006.11.18)

Vicar of the Chapter of Papal Basilica of Saint Peter
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Messinaโ€“Lipariโ€“Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy)

Vias tuas Domine

Born:1952.01.27 (Riesi, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1981.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:2003.01.06

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (2002.11.15 โ€“ 2006.11.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Messinaโ€“Lipariโ€“Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (2006.11.18 โ€“ 2015.09.24)

Vicar of the Chapter of Papal Basilica of Saint Peter (2018.09.23 โ€“ ...)

Bishop Emanuele Catarinicchia
(1987.12.07 โ€“ 2002.11.15)

Born:1926.07.12 (Partinico, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1978.12.17
Died:2024.01.26 (Mazara del Vallo, Italy โ€  97)

Priest of Monreale (Italy) (1949.04.02 โ€“ 1978.11.11)

Bishop of Cefalรน (Italy) (1978.11.11 โ€“ 1987.12.07)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1987.12.07 โ€“ 2002.11.15)

Bishop Costantino Trapani, O.F.M.
(1977.03.21 โ€“ 1987.12.07)

Ignem veni mittere

Born:1912.03.24 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1934.12.02
Consecrated Bishop:1962.11.11
Died:1988.03.04 (โ€  75)

Bishop of Nicosia (Italy) (1962.10.04 โ€“ 1976.10.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1976.10.29 โ€“ 1977.03.21)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1977.03.21 โ€“ 1987.12.07)

Bishop Giuseppe Mancuso
(1963.12.26 โ€“ 1977.03.21)

In verbo tuo levabo rete

Born:1902.07.24 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1925.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.15
Died:1978.03.11 (โ€  75)

Titular Bishop of Pyrgos (1962.07.14 โ€“ 1963.12.26)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1962.07.14 โ€“ 1963.12.26)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1963.12.26 โ€“ 1977.03.21)

Archbishop Gioacchino Di Leo
(1950.07.05 โ€“ 1963.10.08)

Fortitudo mea Dominus

Born:1887.06.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1910.07.10
Consecrated Bishop:1940.03.03
Died:1963.10.08 (โ€  76)

Titular Bishop of Memphis (1940.02.05 โ€“ 1946.02.18)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo (Italy) (1940.02.05 โ€“ 1946.02.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Lanciano (Italy) (1946.02.18 โ€“ 1950.07.05)

Bishop of Ortona (Italy) (1946.02.18 โ€“ 1950.07.05)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1950.07.05 โ€“ 1963.10.08)

Bishop Salvatore Ballo Guercio
(1933.09.18 โ€“ 1949.08.08)

Born:1880.09.27 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1903.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1920.04.11
Died:1967.08.12 (โ€  86)

Titular Bishop of Oรซa (1920.03.08 โ€“ 1933.09.18)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1920.03.08 โ€“ 1933.09.18)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1933.09.18 โ€“ 1949.08.08)

Titular Bishop of Dioclea (1949.08.08 โ€“ 1967.08.12)

Bishop Nicola Maria Audino
(1903.06.22 โ€“ 1933.06.21)

Born:1861.10.15 (Italy)
Died:1933.06.21 (โ€  71)

Bishop of Lipari (Italy) (1898.11.28 โ€“ 1903.06.22)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1903.06.22 โ€“ 1933.06.21)

Bishop Gaetano Quattrocchi (later Archbishop)
(1900.06.15 โ€“ 1903.04.01)

Born:1850.06.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1873.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1896.02.17
Died:1903.06.08 (โ€  52)

Titular Bishop of Europus (1896.02.11 โ€“ 1900.06.15)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1900.06.15 โ€“ 1903.04.01)

Titular Archbishop of Serrรฆ (1903.04.01 โ€“ 1903.06.08)

Bishop Antonio Maria Saeli, C.SS.R.
(1882.09.22 โ€“ 1900)

Born:1833.09.27 (Italy)
Died:1900 (โ€  67)

Titular Bishop of Hippus (1882.07.03 โ€“ 1882.09.22)

Coadjutor Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1882.07.03 โ€“ 1882.09.22)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1882.09.22 โ€“ 1900)

Bishop Carmelo Valenti, C.SS.R.
(1858.09.27 โ€“ 1882.09.22)

Born:1798.03.02 (Italy)
Died:1882.09.22 (โ€  84)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1858.09.27 โ€“ 1882.09.22)

Bishop Antonio Salomone (later Archbishop)
(1845.01.20 โ€“ 1857.12.20)

Born:1803.04.15 (Italy)
Died:1872.03.11 (โ€  68)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1845.01.20 โ€“ 1857.12.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salerno (Italy) (1857.12.20 โ€“ 1872.03.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Acerno (Italy) (1857.12.20 โ€“ 1872.03.11)

Bishop Luigi Scalabrini
(1832.12.17 โ€“ 1842)

Born:1767.10.18 (Italy)
Died:1842 (โ€  75)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1832.12.17 โ€“ 1842)

Bishop Emmanuele Custo
(1816.09.23 โ€“ 1829.07.08)

Born:1765.01.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1789.03.07
Died:1829.07.08 (โ€  64)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1816.09.23 โ€“ 1829.07.08)

Bishop Orazio della Torre
(1792.12.03 โ€“ 1811.12.21)

Born:1742.03.31 (Italy)
Died:1811.12.21 (โ€  69)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1792.12.03 โ€“ 1811.12.21)

Bishop Ugone Papรฉ di Valdina
(1772.12.14 โ€“ 1791)

Born:1724.10.10 (Italy)
Died:1791 (โ€  67)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1772.12.14 โ€“ 1791)

Bishop Michele Scavo
(1766.08.06 โ€“ 1771.12.01)

Born:1705.02.07 (Italy)
Died:1771.12.01 (โ€  66)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1766.08.06 โ€“ 1771.12.01)

Bishop Girolamo Palermo, C.R. (later Archbishop)
(1759.04.04 โ€“ 1765.06.25)

Born:1704.04.16 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1726.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1759.04.08
Died:1776.08.02 (โ€  72)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1759.04.04 โ€“ 1765.06.25)

Titular Archbishop of Laodicea (1765.08.05 โ€“ 1776.08.02)

Bishop Giuseppe Stella
(1742.07.09 โ€“ 1758.09.07)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1758.09.07

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1742.07.09 โ€“ 1758.09.07)

Bishop Alessandro Caputo, O. Carm.
(1731.05.21 โ€“ 1741.02.24)

Born:1672.08 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1696.09.22
Consecrated Bishop:1728.11.21
Died:1741.02.24 (โ€  68)

Titular Bishop of Thagaste (1728.11.15 โ€“ 1731.05.21)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1731.05.21 โ€“ 1741.02.24)

Bishop Bartolomeo Castelli, C.R.
(1695.11.18 โ€“ 1730)

Born: (Italy)
Died:1730

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1695.11.18 โ€“ 1730)

Bishop Francesco Maria Graffeo
(1685 โ€“ 1695)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1685 โ€“ 1695)

Bishop Carlo Reggio
(1681.04.28 โ€“ 1683)

Commendatory Archimandrite of Santissimo Salvatore of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1676 โ€“ 1681.04.28)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1681.04.28 โ€“ 1683)

Bishop Giuseppe Cigala
(1670 โ€“ 1678)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1670 โ€“ 1678)

Bishop Juan Lozano, O.E.S.A. (later Archbishop)
(1656.05.29 โ€“ 1669.02.04)

Born:1610 (Spain)
Died:1679.07.03 (โ€  68)

Bishop of Tropea (Italy) (1646.12.17 โ€“ 1656.05.29)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1656.05.29 โ€“ 1669.02.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palermo (Italy) (1669.02.04 โ€“ 1677.04.26)

Archbishop-Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1677.04.26 โ€“ 1679.07.03)

Bishop Carlo Impellizzeri
(1650 โ€“ 1654)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1650 โ€“ 1654)

Archbishop Diego Requesรฉns
(1647.10.07 โ€“ 1650.03.21)

Died:1650.03.21

Commendatory Archimandrite of Santissimo Salvatore of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1628.08.01 โ€“ 1647.10.07)

Titular Archbishop of Carthage (1637.09.07 โ€“ 1647.10.07)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1647.10.07 โ€“ 1650.03.21)

Cardinal Giovanni Domenico Spinola
(1636.12.01 โ€“ 1646.08.11)

Born:1580 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:
Created Cardinal:1626.01.19
Consecrated Bishop:1630
Died:1646.08.11 (โ€  65)

Apostolic Administrator of Messina (Italy) (1625 โ€“ 1626)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1626.02.09 โ€“ 1646.08.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Cecilia (1629.04.30 โ€“ 1646.08.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Acerenza (Italy) (1630.11.13 โ€“ 1632.04.26)

Archbishop of Matera (Italy) (1630.11.13 โ€“ 1632.04.26)

Bishop of Luniโ€“Sarzana (1632.04.26 โ€“ 1636.12.01)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1636.12.01 โ€“ 1646.08.11)

Camerlengo of Sacred College of Cardinals (1642.01.13 โ€“ 1643.01)

Archbishop Francisco Sรกnchez Villanueva y Vega
(1630.09.23 โ€“ 1635.07.09)

Born:1581.01 (Spain)
Died:1658.02.04 (โ€  77)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Taranto (Italy) (1628.01.24 โ€“ 1630.09.23)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1630.09.23 โ€“ 1635.07.09)

Archbishop-Bishop of Islas Canarias (Spain) (1635.07.09 โ€“ 1658.02.04)

Bishop Marco La Cava
(1605 โ€“ 1626)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1605 โ€“ 1626)

Bishop Giovanni De Gantes
(1604.04.28 โ€“ 1605.09.24)

Died:1605.09.24

Bishop of Gaeta (Italy) (1598.05.28 โ€“ 1604.04.28)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1604.04.28 โ€“ 1605.09.24)

Bishop Luciano Rosso
(1589.01.23 โ€“ 1602)

Bishop of Giovinazzo (Italy) (1581.10.20 โ€“ 1589.01.23)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1589.01.23 โ€“ 1602)

Bishop Bernardo Gascรณ
(1579.03.30 โ€“ 1586.08.14)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1579.03.30 โ€“ 1586.08.14)

Bishop Antonio Lombardo
(1573 โ€“ 1578)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1573 โ€“ 1578)

Bishop Giovanni Beltrano De Ghevara (later Archbishop)
(1571.09.24 โ€“ 1573.01.16)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1571.09.24 โ€“ 1573.01.16)

Titular Archbishop of Nicรฆa (1573.01.16 โ€“ ?)

Bishop Giacomo Lomellino del Campo (later Archbishop)
(1562.04.17 โ€“ 1571.01.10)

Died:1575.08.09

Bishop of Guardialfiera (1557.06.21 โ€“ 1562.04.17)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1562.04.17 โ€“ 1571.01.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palermo (Italy) (1571.01.10 โ€“ 1575.08.09)

Bishop Girolamo Termine
(1543 โ€“ 1561)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1543 โ€“ 1561)

Bishop Giovanni Omodei
(1530 โ€“ 1542)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1530 โ€“ 1542)

Bishop Girolamo De Francisco
(1526 โ€“ 1530)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1526 โ€“ 1530)

Bishop Agostino De Francisco
(1525 โ€“ 1526)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1525 โ€“ 1526)

Bishop Giovanni Dโ€™Aragona
(1525 โ€“ 1525)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1525 โ€“ 1525)

Bishop Giovanni Villamarino
(1503 โ€“ 1525)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1503 โ€“ 1525)

Bishop Giovanni Castrioto
(1485 โ€“ 1503)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1485 โ€“ 1503)

Bishop Giovanni Montaperto-Chiaramonte
(1469 โ€“ 1484)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1469 โ€“ 1484)

Bishop Paolo Visconte
(1467 โ€“ 1469)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1467 โ€“ 1469)

Archbishop Giovanni Burgio
(1458 โ€“ 1467.11.16)

Died:1469.01.16

Metropolitan Archbishop of Manfredonia (Italy) (1449.04.07 โ€“ 1458)

Archbishop-Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1458 โ€“ 1467.11.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Palermo (Italy) (1467.11.16 โ€“ 1469.01.16)

Cardinal Giovanni Bessarione
(Apostolic Administrator 1449.03.28 โ€“ 1458.10.25)

Bishop Giovanni De Rosa
(1415 โ€“ 1448)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1415 โ€“ 1448)

Bishop Francesco Vitale
(1391 โ€“ 1413)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1391 โ€“ 1413)

Bishop Francesco, O.P.
(1388.03.18 โ€“ 1391)

Bishop of Lipari (Italy) (1386.05.30 โ€“ 1388.03.18)

Bishop of Patti (Italy) (1386.05.30 โ€“ 1388.03.18)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1388.03.18 โ€“ 1391)

Bishop Francesco De Regno, O.F.M.
(1386 โ€“ 1388)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1386 โ€“ 1388)

Bishop Ruggero Piazza, O.F.M.
(1363.04.19 โ€“ 1383.12.20)

Died:1383.12.20

Bishop of Bosa (Italy) (1360.07.21 โ€“ 1363.04.19)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1363.04.19 โ€“ 1383.12.20)

Bishop Francesco Di Catania
(1362 โ€“ 1363)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1362 โ€“ 1363)

Bishop Gregorio
(1357 โ€“ 1362)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1357 โ€“ 1362)

Bishop Guglielmo Monstrio (later Archbishop)
(1349 โ€“ 1355)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1349 โ€“ 1355)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Messina (Italy) (1355 โ€“ 1362)

Bishop Raimondo De Montechateno
(1347 โ€“ 1349)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1347 โ€“ 1349)

Bishop Bernardo
(1342 โ€“ 1346)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1342 โ€“ 1346)

Bishop Ugone da Vich
(1334 โ€“ 1342)

Bishop of Koper (Slovenia) (1328 โ€“ 1334)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1334 โ€“ 1342)

Bishop Ferrer De Abella
(1330 โ€“ 1334)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1330 โ€“ 1334)

Bishop Pietro Rogato oppure Rauna
(1326 โ€“ 1330)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1326 โ€“ 1330)

Bishop Pellegrino De Pactis
(1317 โ€“ 1325)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1317 โ€“ 1325)

Bishop Goffredo De Roncioni
(1305 โ€“ 1313)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1305 โ€“ 1313)

Bishop Fulco
(? โ€“ ?)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (? โ€“ ?)

Bishop Giovanni
(? โ€“ 1300)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (? โ€“ 1300)

Bishop Guglielmo
(1283 โ€“ 1288)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1283 โ€“ 1288)

Bishop Giovanni De Ferro
(1271 โ€“ 1283)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1271 โ€“ 1283)

Bishop Nicolรฒ
(1256 โ€“ 1270)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1256 โ€“ 1270)

Bishop Benvenuto
(1246 โ€“ 1254)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1246 โ€“ 1254)

Bishop Giovanni
(1239 โ€“ 1245)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1239 โ€“ 1245)

Bishop Giuliano
(1220 โ€“ 1226)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1220 โ€“ 1226)

Bishop Pietro
(1200 โ€“ 1201)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1200 โ€“ 1201)

Bishop Lorenzo
(1188 โ€“ ?)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1188 โ€“ ?)

Bishop Matteo
(? โ€“ 1186)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (? โ€“ 1186)

Bishop Tustino
(1156 โ€“ 1180)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1156 โ€“ 1180)

Bishop Umberto
(1144 โ€“ 1155)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1144 โ€“ 1155)

Bishop Stefano De Ferro
(1093 โ€“ 1142)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1093 โ€“ 1142)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (76)

Trapani (โ†‘), Monreale (โ†—), Agrigento (โ†’)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 1,374 kmยฒ

Population: 215,000 Catholics (94.7% of 227,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 67 parishes

Personnel: 80 priests (62 diocesan, 18 religious), 4 deacons, 113 religious (26 brothers, 87 sisters), 1 seminarian

Population

Pastoral Centres

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