Former Territorial Prelature of

Santa Lucia del Mela

Italy Italy

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Territorial Prelature Territorial Prelature

Name: Santa Lucia del Mela / Sanctæ Luciæ (Latin)

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History

Past Ordinaries

Prelates of Santa Lucia del Mela (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Ignazio Cannavò
(1976.12.20 – 1986.09.30)

Born:1921.12.12 (Fiumefreddo di Sicilia, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1944.11.05
Consecrated Bishop:1970.12.13
Died:2015.10.19 († 93)

Auxiliary Bishop of Acireale (Italy) (1970.10.31 – 1976.02.21)

Titular Bishop of Octava (1970.10.31 – 1977.06.03)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Messina (Italy) (1976.02.21 – 1977.06.03)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1976.12.20 – 1986.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Messina (Italy) (1977.06.03 – 1986.09.30)

Archimandrite of Santissimo Salvatore of the Italo-Albanese (Italy) (1977.06.03 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Lipari (Italy) (1977.12.10 – 1986.09.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Messina–Lipari–Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 1997.05.17)

Bishop Francesco Tortora, O.M.
(1962.03.19 – 1972.10.21)

Born:1915.01.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1962.05.20
Died:1988.11.17 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Livias (1962.03.19 – 1972.10.21)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1962.03.19 – 1972.10.21)

Bishop of Gerace–Locri (Italy) (1972.10.21 – 1986.09.30)

Bishop of Locri–Gerace (Italy) (1986.09.30 – 1988.11.17)

Bishop Francesco Ricceri
(1957.03.16 – 1961.05.15)

Born:1903.04.20 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1926.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1957.04.28
Died:1980.07.28 († 77)

Titular Bishop of Cœla (1957.03.16 – 1961.05.15)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1957.03.16 – 1961.05.15)

Bishop of Trapani (Italy) (1961.05.15 – 1978.07.31)

Archbishop Guido Tonetti
(1950.07.25 – 1957.02.16)

Born:1903.03.13 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1927.08.13
Consecrated Bishop:1950.09.24
Died:1971.06.03 († 68)

Titular Archbishop of Chalcedon (1950.07.25 – 1957.02.16)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Messina (Italy) (1950.07.25 – 1957.02.16)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1950.07.25 – 1957.02.16)

Archbishop-Bishop of Cuneo (Italy) (1957.02.16 – 1971.06.03)

Bishop Luigi Cammarata
(1946.12.04 – 1950.02.25)

Born:1885.10.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1911.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1947.03.02
Died:1950.02.25 († 64)

Titular Bishop of Cesarea in Mauretania (1946.12.04 – 1950.02.25)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1946.12.04 – 1950.02.25)

Bishop Luciano Geraci
(1937.03.06 – 1946.07.20)

Born:1877.05.13 (Italy)
Died:1946.07.20 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Methone (1937.03.06 – 1946.07.20)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1937.03.06 – 1946.07.20)

Bishop Antonio Mantiero
(1935.06.01 – 1936.08.29)

Born:1884.09.05 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1909.07.25
Consecrated Bishop:1931.11.15
Died:1956.02.15 († 71)

Bishop of Patti (Italy) (1931.09.26 – 1935.06.01)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1935.06.01 – 1936.08.29)

Bishop of Treviso (Italy) (1936.08.29 – 1956.02.15)

Bishop Salvatore Ballo Guercio
(1920.03.08 – 1933.09.18)

Born:1880.09.27 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1903.04.02
Consecrated Bishop:1920.04.11
Died:1967.08.12 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Oëa (1920.03.08 – 1933.09.18)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1920.03.08 – 1933.09.18)

Bishop of Mazara del Vallo (Italy) (1933.09.18 – 1949.08.08)

Titular Bishop of Dioclea (1949.08.08 – 1967.08.12)

Bishop Francesco Certo
(Apostolic Administrator 1901.04.15 – 1911.02.22)

Archbishop Vincenzo di Giovanni
(1896.10.21 – 1901.03.04)

Born:1832.10.19 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1856.09.20
Died:1903.07.20 († 70)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1896.10.21 – 1901.03.04)

Titular Archbishop of Theodosiopolis (1897.04.01 – 1901.03.22)

Titular Archbishop of Pessinus (1901.03.22 – 1903.07.20)

Bishop-elect Giuseppe Fiorenza (later Archbishop)
(1895.12.15 – 1896.06.22)

Born:1841.02.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1864.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1896.07.05
Died:1924.01.27 († 82)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1895.12.15 – 1896.06.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Siracusa (Italy) (1896.06.22 – 1905.12.11)

Titular Archbishop of Claudiopolis (1905.12.11 – 1924.01.27)

Bishop Stefano Gerbino di Cannitello, O.S.B.
(1890.06.03 – 1895.11.29)

Born:1834.12.31 (Italy)
Died:1906.05.24 († 71)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1890.06.03 – 1895.11.29)

Bishop of Trapani (Italy) (1895.11.29 – 1906.01)

Bishop Gaetano Blandini
(1880.08.12 – 1883.03.15)

Born:1834.08.30 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1857.06.06
Consecrated Bishop:1881.05.29
Died:1898.05.19 († 63)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1880.08.12 – 1883.03.15)

Titular Bishop of Sergiopolis antea Resapha (1881.05.13 – 1885.02.02)

Coadjutor Bishop of Agrigento (Italy) (1883.03.15 – 1885.02.02)

Bishop of Agrigento (Italy) (1885.02.02 – 1898.05.19)

Bishop Carlo Vittore Papardo del Parco, C.R.
(1858.09.27 – 1871.10.27)

Born:1817.07.31
Died:1874.11.22 († 57)

Titular Bishop of Myndus (1858.09.27 – 1871.10.27)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1858.09.27 – 1871.10.27)

Bishop of Patti (Italy) (1871.10.27 – 1874.11.22)

Bishop Paolo Maria Mondio
(1852.03.15 – 1857.09.04)

Born:1795.08.30
Died:1857.09.04 († 62)

Titular Bishop of Myriophytos (1852.03.15 – 1857.09.04)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1852.03.15 – 1857.09.04)

Bishop Ignazio Avolio
(1834 – 1844.02.22)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1834 – 1844.02.22)

Bishop Giacomo Coccia
(1818.09.15 – 1829.06.04)

Born:1762.03.17 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1786.04.15
Died:1829.06.04 († 67)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1818.09.15 – 1829.06.04)

Titular Bishop of Antinœ (1819.09.27 – 1829.06.04)

Archbishop Gabriele Maria Gravina, O.S.B.
(1818.01 – 1818.09.15)

Born:1753.06.30
Ordained Priest:1776.04.06
Consecrated Bishop:1791.11.13
Died:1840.04.18 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Flavias (1791.09.26 – 1816.09.23)

Bishop of Catania (Italy) (1816.09.23 – 1817.11.24)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1818.01 – 1818.09.15)

Titular Archbishop of Melitene (1818.03.16 – 1840.04.18)

Archbishop Alphonsus Airoldi
(1803 – 1817.03.25)

Born:1728.02.25
Ordained Priest:1778.03.01
Died:1817.03.25 († 89)

Titular Archbishop of Heraclea (1779.09.20 – 1817.03.25)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1803 – 1817.03.25)

Bishop Carlo Santacolomba
(1780 – 1801.07.13)

Born:1725.01.01 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1750.03.14
Consecrated Bishop:1786.04.02
Died:1801.07.13 († 76)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1780 – 1801.07.13)

Titular Bishop of Anemurium (1785.12.19 – 1801.07.13)

Bishop Emanuello Rao-Torres
(1771.12.18 – 1778.04)

Died:1778.04

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1771.12.18 – 1778.04)

Bishop Scipione Ardoino Alcontres (later Archbishop)
(1767.12.19 – 1771.06.17)

Born:1715.02.02 (Italy)
Consecrated Bishop:1769.03.05
Died:1778.05.05 († 63)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1767.12.19 – 1771.06.17)

Titular Bishop of Zenopolis (1768.12.19 – 1771.06.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Messina (Italy) (1771.06.17 – 1778.05.05)

Bishop Marcello Moscella
(1736.01.05 – 1760.04.10)

Died:1760.04.10

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1736.01.05 – 1760.04.10)

Bishop Antonio Ura
(1732.10.15 – 1735.10.28)

Died:1735.10.28

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1732.10.15 – 1735.10.28)

Bishop Francesco Barabara
(1712.05 – 1732.01.15)

Died:1732.01.15

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1712.05 – 1732.01.15)

Bishop Pedro Solerá Montoya
(1709 – 1711.03.31)

Died:1711.03.31

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1709 – 1711.03.31)

Bishop Carlo Massa
(1702.12.04 – 1704.12.26)

Died:1704.12.26

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1702.12.04 – 1704.12.26)

Bishop Simone Impellizzeri
(? – 1701.08)

Died:1701.08

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – 1701.08)

Bishop Martino La Farina
(1648.09.21 – 1668.09.17)

Died:1668.09.17

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1648.09.21 – 1668.09.17)

Bishop Vincenzo Firmatura
(1628.03.24 – 1648.03.03)

Died:1648.03.03

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1628.03.24 – 1648.03.03)

Blessed Bishop Antonio Franco
(1616.11.12 – 1626.09.02)

Born:1585.09.26 (Napoli, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1610
Died:1626.09.02 (Santa Lucia del Mela, Italy † 40)
Beatified:2013.09.02 (Santa Lucia del Mela, Messina, Italy)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1616.11.12 – 1626.09.02)

Bishop.

Bishop Simone Rao Grimaldi
(1602.08.15 – 1616.03.12)

Died:1616.03.12

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1602.08.15 – 1616.03.12)

Bishop Juan d’Espinar
(1590 – 1601)

Died:1601

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1590 – 1601)

Bishop Girolamo Riggio
(1585 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1585 – ?)

Bishop Pedro Manríquez de Buytron
(? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – ?)

Bishop Girolamo Zafarana, O.S.B.
(1535? – 1575)

Died:1575

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1535? – 1575)

Bishop Giovanni Rizzo
(1516? – 1530.08.20)

Died:1530.08.20

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1516? – 1530.08.20)

Bishop Diego Herrera
(1510 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1510 – ?)

Bishop Juan Miguel de Mayo
(1509 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1509 – ?)

Bishop Jaime de Conchillos, O. de M.
(1505 – 1509.02.25)

Died:1542.08.04

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1505 – 1509.02.25)

Bishop of Gerace (Italy) (1505.02.23 – 1509.02.25)

Bishop of Oppido Mamertina (Italy) (1505.02.23 – 1509.02.25)

Bishop of Catania (Italy) (1509.02.25 – 1512.10.01)

Bishop of Lérida (Spain) (1512.10.01 – 1542.08.04)

Bishop Alfonso d’Aragona
(1492 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1492 – ?)

Bishop Dalmazio di Tolosa
(1485 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1485 – ?)

Bishop Gian Martino de Vitale
(1484 – 1491.02.20)

Died:1491.02.20

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1484 – 1491.02.20)

Bishop Leonardo De Albertis
(1483.10.09 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1483.10.09 – ?)

Bishop Federico de Vitale
(1482? – 1483)

Died:1483

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1482? – 1483)

Bishop Angelo Stayti
(1464? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1464? – ?)

Bishop Gabriele Enguerra
(1458 – 1462.05)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1458 – 1462.05)

Bishop Giacomo Gagliardo
(1457 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1457 – ?)

Bishop Giacomo Bonanno
(1456 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1456 – ?)

Bishop Puccio de Palizio
(1452 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1452 – ?)

Bishop Alemanno de Sicar
(1450 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1450 – ?)

Bishop Giacomo Gallarat
(? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – ?)

Bishop Giacomo Porzio
(? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – ?)

Bishop Giovanni de Stefano
(1424 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1424 – ?)

Bishop Tommaso Crisafi, O.F.M.
(1416 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1416 – ?)

Bishop Filippo de Ferrario, O. Carm.
(1402.01.12 – ?)

Bishop of Patti (Italy) (1402 – 1407)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1402.01.12 – ?)

Bishop of Agrigento (Italy) (1414.07.04 – 1421)

Bishop Filippo Crispo, O.E.S.A.
(? – 1402)

Died:1402

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – 1402)

Bishop Ubertino da Corleone
(? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – ?)

Bishop Filippo da Castrogiovanni
(1363 – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1363 – ?)

Bishop Dionisio da Murcia, O.E.S.A. (later Archbishop)
(1360 – 1363.03.20)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1360 – 1363.03.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Messina (Italy) (1363.03.20 – 1380)

Bishop Francesco De Luca
(1355 – 1360)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1355 – 1360)

Bishop Orlando Brunello
(1344 – 1355)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1344 – 1355)

Bishop Pietro de Pernis, O.F.M.
(1340 – 1346.02.25)

Died:1354.01.22

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1340 – 1346.02.25)

Bishop of Lipari (Italy) (1346.02.25 – 1354.01.22)

Bishop of Patti (Italy) (1346.02.25 – 1354.01.22)

Bishop Damiano de Palizio
(1302? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (1302? – ?)

Bishop Bartolomeo Antiocheno
(? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – ?)

Bishop Gregorio Mostaccio
(? – ?)

Bishop-Prelate of Santa Lucia del Mela (Italy) (? – ?)

Former Prelates

Last updated on 2024.06.16

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