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Diocese of

Cametá

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 48,309 km²

Population: 380,000 Catholics (68.1% of 558,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Belém do Pará

Neighbouring Dioceses: Xingu (↙), Marajó (←), Ponta de Pedras (↑), Abaetetuba (↗), Bragança do Pará (↘), Marabá (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 20 parishes, 4 missions, 28 priests (24 diocesan, 4 religious), 7 deacons, 44 lay religious (6 brothers, 38 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

Address: Residência Episcopal, Estr. Côn. Siqueira 1653, 68400-000 Cametá, PA, Brazil

Phone: (091)3781-1157

Website: Facebook Page

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.09.27 – ...):Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (55)Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Cametá (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (55)Bishop José Altevir da Silva, C.S.Sp. (55)Permalink
(2017.09.27 – ...)

Bishop of Cametá (Brazil)

Escuta, aprende e anuncia com alegria, esperança e caridade

Born:1962.11.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:2017.12.16

Bishop of Cametá (Brazil) (2017.09.27 – ...)

Bishop Jesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R. (66)Bishop Jesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R. (66)Permalink
(2013.02.06 – 2016.08.17)

Bishop of Bragança do Pará (Brazil)

Pax et Fides

Born:1952.01.06 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:2000.05.07

Bishop-Prelate of Cametá (Brazil) (2000.02.23 – 2013.02.06)

Bishop of Cametá (Brazil) (2013.02.06 – 2016.08.17)

Bishop of Bragança do Pará (Brazil) (2016.08.17 – ...)

Prelates of Cametá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R. (66)Bishop Jesús María Cizaurre Berdonces, O.A.R. (66)Permalink
(2000.02.23 – 2013.02.06)

(see above)

Bishop José Elias Chaves Júnior, C.M.Permalink
(1980.05.21 – 1999.09.29)

Evangelizare pauperibus

Born:1926.04.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.10.18
Consecrated Bishop:1980.07.25
Died:2006.10.31 († 80)

Bishop-Prelate of Cametá (Brazil) (1980.05.21 – 1999.09.29)

Bishop Cornélio Veerman, C.M.Permalink
(1961.02.27 – 1969.08.08)

Born:1908.11.06 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1935.07.21
Consecrated Bishop:1961.05.22
Died:1994.09.12 († 85)

Apostolic Administrator of Cametá (Brazil) (1953.05.03 – 1961.02.27)

Bishop-Prelate of Cametá (Brazil) (1961.02.27 – 1969.08.08)

Titular Bishop of Numida (1961.02.27 – 1970.11.30)

Fr. Cornélio Veerman, C.M. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1953.05.03 – 1961.02.27)


as of 2018.11.07

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