Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Passo Fundo

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Passo Fundo / Passofunden(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Erexim, Frederico Westphalen, Vacaria

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Conceição Aparecida (October 12)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2015.12.02 – ...):Archbishop Rodolfo Luís Weber (60)Archbishop Rodolfo Luís Weber (60)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Passo Fundo (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Rodolfo Luís Weber (60)Archbishop Rodolfo Luís Weber (60)
(2015.12.02 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil)

Ide e evangelizai

Born:1963.08.30 (Bom Princípio, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.01.05
Consecrated Bishop:2009.05.15

Priest of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1991.01.05 – 2009.02.25)

Bishop-Prelate of Cristalândia (Brazil) (2009.02.25 – 2015.12.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (2015.12.02 – ...)

Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (81)Bishop Paulo Antônio de Conto (81)
(Apostolic Administrator 2015.07.15 – 2015.12.02)

Archbishop Antônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B. (72)Archbishop Antônio Carlos Altieri, S.D.B. (72)
(2012.07.11 – 2015.07.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Passo Fundo (Brazil)

Nós acreditamos no amor

Born:1951.10.18 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1978.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2006.10.28

Bishop of Caraguatatuba (Brazil) (2006.07.26 – 2012.07.11)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (2012.07.11 – 2015.07.15)

Archbishop Pedro Ercílio Simon
(2011.04.13 – 2012.07.11)

Em nome de Jesus

Born:1941.09.09 (Lagoa Vermelha, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1965.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1990.12.30
Died:2020.06.01 (Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil † 78)

Coadjutor Bishop of Cruz Alta (Brazil) (1990.10.24 – 1995.07.05)

Bishop of Uruguaiana (Brazil) (1995.07.05 – 1998.09.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1998.09.16 – 1999.05.19)

Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1999.05.19 – 2011.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (2011.04.13 – 2012.07.11)

Died of COVID-19.

Bishops of Passo Fundo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pedro Ercílio Simon (later Archbishop)
(1999.05.19 – 2011.04.13)

(see above)

Bishop Urbano José Allgayer
(1982.02.04 – 1999.05.19)

Servare Unitatem Spiritus

Born:1924.03.16 (Lajeado, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1974.03.24
Died:2019.05.14 (Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil † 95)

Titular Bishop of Tunnuna (1974.02.05 – 1982.02.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1974.02.05 – 1982.02.04)

Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1982.02.04 – 1999.05.19)

Bishop João Cláudio Colling (later Archbishop)
(1951.03.23 – 1981.08.29)

Illum oportet crescere

Born:1913.06.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1937.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1950.01.29
Died:1992.09.03 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Corone (1949.12.12 – 1951.03.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Maria (Brazil) (1949.12.12 – 1951.03.23)

Bishop of Passo Fundo (Brazil) (1951.03.23 – 1981.08.29)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1981.08.29 – 1991.07.17)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (54)

Cruz Alta (↙), Frederico Westphalen (↖), Erexim (↑), Vacaria (→), Caxias do Sul (↘), Santa Cruz do Sul (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 11,235 km²

Population: 488,000 Catholics (86.3% of 565,621 total)

Pastoral Centres: 53 parishes, 861 missions

Personnel: 83 priests (60 diocesan, 23 religious), 12 deacons, 106 religious (46 brothers, 60 sisters), 4 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Deacons

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.29

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