Military Ordinariate of

Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela

Venezuela Venezuela

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Military Ordinariate Military Ordinariate

Name: Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela / Venezuela

Immediately subject to the Holy See

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: San Juan de Capistrano (October 23)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Alta Florida, Av. Los Pinos, Nº 57, Caracas, Dtto. Capital, Venezuela

Present Prelates

Military Ordinary (2015.06.08 – ...):Bishop Benito Adán Méndez Bracamonte (61)Bishop Benito Adán Méndez Bracamonte (61)

Ordinaries

Military Ordinaries of Ordinariato Militar de Venezuela (Roman Rite)

Bishop Benito Adán Méndez Bracamonte (61)Bishop Benito Adán Méndez Bracamonte (61)
(2015.06.08 – ...)

Military Ordinary of Venezuela (Venezuela)

Servire cum lætitia

Born:1962.12.03 (Menegrande, Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1990.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:2015.07.10

Priest of Trujillo (Venezuela) (1990.07.26 – 2015.06.08)

Military Ordinary of Venezuela (Venezuela) (2015.06.08 – ...)

Bishop José Hernán Sánchez Porras
(2000.12.19 – 2014.10.13)

Victoria nostra fides / El éxito de nuestra fe

Born:1944.03.31 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1967.06.25
Consecrated Bishop:2001.02.16
Died:2014.10.13 († 70)

Priest of San Cristóbal de Venezuela (Venezuela) (1967.06.25 – 2000.12.19)

Military Ordinary of Venezuela (Venezuela) (2000.12.19 – 2014.10.13)

Bishop Marcial Augusto Ramírez Ponce
(1996.02.11 – 2000.12.19)

Born:1925.01.25 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1967.05.21
Died:2001.09.08 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Columnata (1967.03.31 – 1970.04.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barquisimeto (Venezuela) (1967.03.31 – 1970.04.15)

Bishop of La Guaira (Venezuela) (1970.04.15 – 1972.12.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1972.12.05 – 1996.02.11)

Titular Bishop of Cariana (1972.12.05 – 1998.03.07)

Military Ordinary of Venezuela (Venezuela) (1996.02.11 – 2000.12.19)

Statistics (2013.12.31)

Pastoral Centres: 10 parishes, 12 missions

Personnel: 40 priests (35 diocesan, 5 religious), 5 religious (5 brothers), 19 seminarians

Pastoral Centres

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Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.06.17

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