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Diocese of

Brownsville

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 111,125 km²

Population: 1,135,875 Catholics (85.0% of 1,336,323 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Galveston–Houston

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nuevo Laredo (←), Laredo (↖), Corpus Christi (↗), Matamoros (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 71 parishes, 3 missions, 119 priests (90 diocesan, 29 religious), 88 deacons, 123 lay religious (45 brothers, 78 sisters), 17 seminarians (2015)

Address: P.O. Box 2279, 1910 E. Elizabeth St., Brownsville, TX 78522-2279, USA

Phone: +1 (956) 542-2501

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (115)

Nuevo Laredo (←), Laredo (↖), Corpus Christi (↗), Matamoros (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.12.09 – ...):Bishop Daniel Ernest Flores (56)Bishop Daniel Ernest Flores (56)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.12.04 – ...):Bishop Mario Alberto Avilés, C.O. (48)Bishop-elect Mario Alberto Avilés, C.O. (48)

Titular Bishop of Cataquas

Ordinaries

Bishops of Brownsville (Roman Rite)

Bishop Daniel Ernest Flores (56)Bishop Daniel Ernest Flores (56)Permalink
(2009.12.09 – ...)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA)

Verbum mittitur spirans amorem

Born:1961.08.28 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1988.01.30
Consecrated Bishop:2006.11.29

Titular Bishop of Cozyla (2006.10.28 – 2009.12.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Detroit (USA) (2006.10.28 – 2009.12.09)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (2009.12.09 – ...)

Bishop Raymundo Joseph Peña (83)Bishop Raymundo Joseph Peña (83)Permalink
(1994.05.23 – 2009.12.09)

Bishop emeritus of Brownsville (USA)

Haz todo con amor

Born:1934.02.19 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1957.05.25
Consecrated Bishop:1976.12.13

Titular Bishop of Trisipa (1976.10.16 – 1980.04.29)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Antonio (USA) (1976.10.16 – 1980.04.29)

Bishop of El Paso (USA) (1980.04.29 – 1994.05.23)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1994.05.23 – 2009.12.09)

Bishop Enrique San Pedro, S.J.Permalink
(1991.11.30 – 1994.07.17)

Libentissime impendam et super impendar

Born:1926.03.09 (Cuba)
Ordained Priest:1957.03.18
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.29
Died:1994.07.17 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Siccesi (1986.04.01 – 1991.08.13)

Auxiliary Bishop of Galveston–Houston (USA) (1986.04.01 – 1991.08.13)

Coadjutor Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1991.08.13 – 1991.11.30)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1991.11.30 – 1994.07.17)

Bishop John Joseph FitzpatrickPermalink
(1971.04.27 – 1991.11.30)

To me to live is Christ

Born:1918.10.12 (Canada)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1968.08.28
Died:2006.07.15 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Cenæ (1968.06.24 – 1971.04.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Miami (USA) (1968.06.24 – 1971.04.27)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1971.04.27 – 1991.11.30)

Bishop Humberto Sousa Medeiros (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1966.04.14 – 1970.09.08)

Adveniat regnum tuum

Born:1915.10.06 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1966.06.09
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:1983.09.17 († 67)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1966.04.14 – 1970.09.08)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (1970.09.08 – 1983.09.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Susanna (1973.03.05 – 1983.09.17)

Bishop Adolph MarxPermalink
(1965.07.09 – 1965.11.01)

Plenitudo legis dilectio

Born:1915.02.18 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1940.05.02
Consecrated Bishop:1956.10.09
Died:1965.11.01 († 50)

Titular Bishop of Citrus (1956.07.06 – 1965.07.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of Corpus Christi (USA) (1956.07.06 – 1965.07.09)

Bishop of Brownsville (USA) (1965.07.09 – 1965.11.01)

Vicars Apostolic of Brownsville (Roman Rite)

Bishop Peter Verdaguer y PratPermalink
(1890.07.25 – 1911.10.26)

Born:1835.12.10 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1862.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1890.11.09
Died:1911.10.26 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Aulon (1890.07.25 – 1911.10.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Brownsville (USA) (1890.07.25 – 1911.10.26)

Bishop Dominic ManucyPermalink
(1885.02.07 – 1885.12.04)

Born:1823.12.20 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1850.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1874.12.08
Died:1885.12.04 († 61)

Titular Bishop of Dulma (1874.09.07 – 1884.01.18)

Vicar Apostolic of Brownsville (USA) (1874.09.07 – 1884.01.18)

Bishop of Mobile (USA) (1884.01.18 – 1884.09.27)

Vicar Apostolic of Brownsville (USA) (1885.02.07 – 1885.12.04)

Titular Bishop of Maronia (1885.02.10 – 1885.12.04)

Bishop Dominic ManucyPermalink
(1874.09.07 – 1884.01.18)

(see above)

Former Prelates


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