Diocese of

Punto Fijo

Venezuela Venezuela

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Punto Fijo / Punctifixen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Coro

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: February 15

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Avenida Colombia, Esquina Sucre, Punto Fijo, Estado Falcón, Venezuela

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.07.12 – ...):Bishop Luis Enrique Rojas Ruiz (55)Bishop Luis Enrique Rojas Ruiz (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Punto Fijo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Luis Enrique Rojas Ruiz (55)Bishop Luis Enrique Rojas Ruiz (55)
(2023.07.12 – ...)

Bishop of Punto Fijo (Venezuela)

Born:1968.08.31 (Mérida, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1999.09.15
Consecrated Bishop:2017.09.29

Priest of Mérida (Venezuela) (1999.09.15 – 2017.06.19)

Titular Bishop of Unizibira (2017.06.19 – 2023.07.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (2017.06.19 – 2023.07.12)

Bishop of Punto Fijo (Venezuela) (2023.07.12 – ...)

Bishop Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza (58)Bishop Carlos Alfredo Cabezas Mendoza (58)
(2016.06.04 – 2022.12.08)

Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela)

Born:1966.01.26 (Niquitao, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1990.06.10
Consecrated Bishop:2016.08.06

Priest of Trujillo (Venezuela) (1990.06.10 – 2016.06.04)

Bishop of Punto Fijo (Venezuela) (2016.06.04 – 2022.12.08)

Bishop of Ciudad Guayana (Venezuela) (2022.12.08 – ...)

Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (84)Archbishop Roberto Lückert León (84)
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.02.21 – 2016.06.04)

Bishop Juan María Leonardi Villasmil
(1997.07.12 – 2014.06.07)

Parare vias Domini

Born:1947.02.11 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1979.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1994.04.08
Died:2014.06.07 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Lesvi (1994.01.27 – 1997.07.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mérida (Venezuela) (1994.01.27 – 1997.07.12)

Bishop of Punto Fijo (Venezuela) (1997.07.12 – 2014.06.07)

Special Churches

Willemstad (↗), Coro (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,405 km²

Population: 323,000 Catholics (92.6% of 348,900 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes

Personnel: 30 priests (23 diocesan, 7 religious), 1 deacon, 20 religious (7 brothers, 13 sisters), 5 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.26

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