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Diocese of

Carapeguá

Paraguay Paraguay

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,705 km²

Population: 233,839 Catholics (89.4% of 261,610 total) (2018)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 21 priests (13 diocesan, 8 religious), 64 lay religious (16 brothers, 48 sisters), 5 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Asunción

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Lorenzo (←), Asunción (↖), Caacupé (↑), Coronel Oviedo (↗), Villarrica (→), San Juan Bautista (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Website: Facebook Page

History


Special Churches

San Lorenzo (←), Asunción (↖), Caacupé (↑), Coronel Oviedo (↗), Villarrica (→), San Juan Bautista (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.06.16 – ...):Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (59)Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Carapeguá (Roman Rite)

Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (59)Bishop Celestino Ocampo Gaona (59)Permalink
(2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay)

Born:1961.05.19 (Curuzú Cuatiá, Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1993.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:2018.08.05

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2018.06.16 – ...)

Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (70)Bishop Joaquín Hermes Robledo Romero (70)Permalink
(2010.07.10 – 2015.07.04)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay)

La verdad en el amor

Born:1950.09.26 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.25
Consecrated Bishop:2009.08.30

Coadjutor Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2009.07.01 – 2010.07.10)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (2010.07.10 – 2015.07.04)

Bishop of San Lorenzo (Paraguay) (2015.07.04 – ...)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Paraguay (2015.11.03 – 2018.11.09)

Bishop Celso Yegros EstigarribiaPermalink
(1983.04.06 – 2010.07.10)

Servidor de Cristo Jesús, elegido como apóstol y destinado a proclamar el evangelio de Dios

Born:1935.07.11 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1960.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.29
Died:2013.04.06 († 77)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (1983.04.06 – 2010.07.10)

Bishop Angel Nicolás Acha DuartePermalink
(1978.06.05 – 1982.06.24)

Born:1930.12.06 (Paraguay)
Ordained Priest:1957.10.27
Consecrated Bishop:1976.03.01
Died:1982.06.24 († 51)

Titular Bishop of Lamdia (1975.12.22 – 1978.06.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Villarrica (Paraguay) (1975.12.22 – 1978.06.05)

Bishop of Carapeguá (Paraguay) (1978.06.05 – 1982.06.24)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.02.12

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