Diocese of

Santarém

Portugal Portugal

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Santarém (Português) / Santaremen(sis) in Lusitania (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lisboa

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Imaculada Conceição da Virgem Santa Maria (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 16

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.10.07 – ...):Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (70)Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Santarém (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (70)Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (70)
(2017.10.07 – ...)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal)

Alegrai-vos sempre no senhor

Born:1954.01.21 (Alcobaça, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.01

Priest of Lisboa (Portugal) (1985.06.30 – 2014.04.17)

Titular Bishop of Lugura (2014.04.17 – 2017.10.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (2014.04.17 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (2017.10.07 – ...)

Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues (82)Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues (82)
(1998.01.27 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop emeritus of Santarém (Portugal)

O Senhor enviou-me a anuntiar a boa nova

Born:1941.10.07 (Lentisqueira, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.13

Priest of Coimbra (Portugal) (1965.08.15 – 1987.12.19)

Titular Bishop of Lemellefa (1987.12.19 – 1998.01.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1987.12.19 – 1998.01.27)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (1998.01.27 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop António Francisco Marques, O.F.M.
(1975.07.16 – 1997.08.28)

Born:1927.06.15 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1952.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.10.04
Died:1997.08.28 († 70)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (1975.07.16 – 1997.08.28)

Special Churches

Churches by City (121)

Lisboa (↙), Leiria–Fátima (↑), Coimbra (↗), Portalegre–Castelo Branco (→), Évora (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 3,203 km²

Population: 218,300 Catholics (80.1% of 272,500 total)

Pastoral Centres: 113 parishes, 253 missions

Personnel: 47 priests (42 diocesan, 5 religious), 16 deacons, 121 religious (7 brothers, 114 sisters), 4 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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