Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Pelotas

Brazil Brazil

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Pelotas / Peloten(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: Bagé, Rio Grande

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: São Francisco de Paula

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.04.13 – ...):Archbishop Jacinto Bergmann (72)Archbishop Jacinto Bergmann (72)

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Pelotas (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jacinto Bergmann (72)Archbishop Jacinto Bergmann (72)
(2011.04.13 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pelotas (Brazil)

In nomine Trinitatis

Born:1951.10.29 (Alto Feliz, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1976.10.20
Consecrated Bishop:2002.07.14

Priest of Porto Alegre (Brazil) (1976.10.20 – 2002.05.08)

Titular Bishop of Ausuccura (2002.05.08 – 2004.06.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (2002.05.08 – 2004.06.15)

Bishop of Tubarão (Brazil) (2004.06.15 – 2009.07.01)

Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (2009.07.01 – 2011.04.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (2011.04.13 – ...)

Bishops of Pelotas (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Jacinto Bergmann (72)Bishop Jacinto Bergmann (72) (later Archbishop)
(2009.07.01 – 2011.04.13)

(see above)

Bishop Jayme Henrique Chemello (91)Bishop Jayme Henrique Chemello (91)
(1977.09.01 – 2009.07.01)

Bishop emeritus of Pelotas (Brazil)

Eu vim para que todos tenham vida e a tenham em abundância

Born:1932.07.28 (São Marcos, RS, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1958.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1969.04.20

Titular Bishop of Bisica (1969.02.11 – 1977.09.01)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (1969.02.11 – 1977.09.01)

Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (1977.09.01 – 2009.07.01)

Vice-President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1995 – 1998)

President of National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (1998 – 2003)

Bishop Antônio Zattera
(1942.01.31 – 1977.09.01)

Omnia possum in eo qui me confortat

Born:1899.07.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1923.08.12
Consecrated Bishop:1942.05.31
Died:1987.10.16 († 88)

Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (1942.01.31 – 1977.09.01)

Bishop Joaquim Ferreira de Melo
(1921.03.15 – 1940.09.22)

Ut Christum lucrifaciam

Born:1873.08.31 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1898.02.06
Consecrated Bishop:1921.09.18
Died:1940.09.22 († 67)

Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (1921.03.15 – 1940.09.22)

Bishop Francisco de Campos Barreto
(1911.05.12 – 1920.07.30)

Dominus regit me

Born:1877.03.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1900.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1911.08.27
Died:1941.08.22 († 64)

Bishop of Pelotas (Brazil) (1911.05.12 – 1920.07.30)

Bishop of Campinas (Brazil) (1920.07.30 – 1941.08.22)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (29)

Melo (↙), Bagé (←), Santa Cruz do Sul (↑), Porto Alegre (↗), Rio Grande (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 19,506 km²

Population: 264,000 Catholics (45.3% of 583,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 45 priests (35 diocesan, 10 religious), 30 deacons, 63 religious (16 brothers, 47 sisters), 12 seminarians

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