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Diocese of

Bom Jesus da Lapa

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 56,700 km²

Population: 326,800 Catholics (79.8% of 409,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Vitória da Conquista

Neighbouring Dioceses: Paracatu (↙), Formosa (←), Barreiras (↖), Barra (↑), Caetité (↘), Januária (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 15 parishes, 1 mission, 32 priests (14 diocesan, 18 religious), 52 lay religious (19 brothers, 33 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches

Paracatu (↙), Formosa (←), Barreiras (↖), Barra (↑), Caetité (↘), Januária (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.06.24 – ...):Bishop João Santos Cardoso (56)Bishop João Santos Cardoso (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Santos Cardoso (56)Bishop João Santos Cardoso (56)Permalink
(2015.06.24 – ...)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil)

In eo qui me confortat

Born:1961.12.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.11

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (2011.12.14 – 2015.06.24)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2015.06.24 – ...)

Bishop Josafá Menezes da Silva (59)Bishop Josafá Menezes da Silva (59)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.05.20 – 2015.06.24)

Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (65)Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (65)Permalink
(2009.01.28 – 2014.03.20)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil)

Somos de Deus

Born:1953.03.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.29

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2009.01.28 – 2014.03.20)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (2014.03.20 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Batistela, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1990.04.18 – 2009.01.28)

Born:1931.09.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:1990.07.01
Died:2010.10.20 († 79)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (1990.04.18 – 2009.01.28)

Bishop José Nicomedes GrossiPermalink
(1962.08.28 – 1990.03.15)

Respice stellam

Born:1915.09.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1940.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1963.01.25
Died:2009.06.21 († 93)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (1962.08.28 – 1990.03.15)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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