Diocese of

Tsiroanomandidy

Madagascar Madagascar

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Tsiroanomandidy / Tsiroanomandidyen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Antananarivo

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (Universal) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.04.30 – ...):Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina (55)Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina (55)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Madagascar

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tsiroanomandidy (Roman Rite)

Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina (55)Bishop Gabriel Randrianantenaina (55)
(2021.04.30 – ...)

Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy (Madagascar)
General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Madagascar

Born:1969.02.26 (Tanambe, Madagascar)
Ordained Priest:1997.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:2021.07.11

Priest of Ambatondrazaka (Madagascar) (1997.05.31 – 2006.05.13)

Priest of Moramanga (Madagascar) (2006.05.13 – 2021.04.30)

Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy (Madagascar) (2021.04.30 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Madagascar (2021.11.11 – ...)

Archbishop Gustavo Bombín Espino, O.SS.T. (63)Bishop Gustavo Bombín Espino, O.SS.T. (63) (later Archbishop)
(2003.10.04 – 2017.02.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toliara (Madagascar)

Fiainana sy fanantenana ary fiadnana

Born:1960.09.24 (San Llorente, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1987.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:2004.02.08

Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy (Madagascar) (2003.10.04 – 2017.02.08)

Bishop of Maintirano (Madagascar) (2017.02.08 – 2023.07.22)

Apostolic Administrator of Mahajanga (Madagascar) (2018.11.13 – 2022.11.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Toliara (Madagascar) (2023.07.22 – ...)

Bishop Jean-Samuel Raobelina, M.S.
(1978.04.27 – 2001.06.30)

Born:1928.06.27 (Madagascar)
Ordained Priest:1959.03.21
Consecrated Bishop:1978.07.09
Died:2001.06.30 († 73)

Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy (Madagascar) (1978.04.27 – 2001.06.30)

Bishop Angel Martínez Vivas, O.SS.T.
(1958.12.11 – 1977.07.30)

Born:1904.05.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1927.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1959.07.19
Died:1981.07.23 († 77)

Prefect Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy (Madagascar) (1949.01.14 – 1958.12.11)

Bishop of Tsiroanomandidy (Madagascar) (1958.12.11 – 1977.07.30)

Prefects Apostolic of Tsiroanomandidy (Roman Rite)

Fr. Angel Martínez Vivas, O.SS.T. (later Bishop)
(1949.01.14 – 1958.12.11)

(see above)

Special Churches

Morondava (↙), Maintirano (↖), Mahajanga (↑), Miarinarivo (→), Antsirabé (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 19,821 km²

Population: 288,601 Catholics (38.2% of 756,029 total)

Pastoral Centres: 3 parishes, 17 missions

Personnel: 57 priests (38 diocesan, 19 religious), 196 religious (39 brothers, 157 sisters), 43 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

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