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Diocese of

Caxias do Maranhão

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 34,449 km²

Population: 863,000 Catholics (96.9% of 890,290 total) (2017)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 135 missions, 28 priests (26 diocesan, 2 religious), 26 deacons, 47 lay religious (2 brothers, 45 sisters), 12 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Luís do Maranhão

Neighbouring Dioceses: Balsas (↙), Grajaú (←), Bacabal (←), Coroatá (↖), Brejo (↑), Teresina (→), Oeiras (↘), Floriano (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Medalha Milagrosa (November 27)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Balsas (↙), Grajaú (←), Bacabal (←), Coroatá (↖), Brejo (↑), Teresina (→), Oeiras (↘), Floriano (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.12.20 – ...):Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (55)Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Caxias do Maranhão (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (55)Bishop Sebastião Lima Duarte (55)Permalink
(2017.12.20 – ...)

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1964.04.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1991.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:2010.09.18

Bishop of Viana (Brazil) (2010.07.07 – 2017.12.20)

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (2017.12.20 – ...)

Bishop Vilsom Basso, S.C.I. (59)Bishop Vilsom Basso, S.C.I. (59)Permalink
(2010.03.19 – 2017.04.19)

Bishop of Imperatriz (Brazil)

Ecce venio Domine

Born:1960.02.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.28
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.30

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (2010.03.19 – 2017.04.19)

Bishop of Imperatriz (Brazil) (2017.04.19 – ...)

Bishop Luís D’Andrea, O.F.M. Conv.Permalink
(1987.10.29 – 2010.03.19)

Justiça e Paz

Born:1934.02.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.06
Died:2012.09.08 († 78)

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (1987.10.29 – 2010.03.19)

Bishop Jorge Tobias de Freitas (84)Bishop Jorge Tobias de Freitas (84)Permalink
(1981.03.15 – 1986.11.07)

Bishop emeritus of Nazaré (Brazil)

Segregatus in Evangelium

Born:1935.06.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1965.01.10
Consecrated Bishop:1981.06.14

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (1981.03.15 – 1986.11.07)

Bishop of Nazaré (Brazil) (1986.11.07 – 2006.07.26)

Bishop Luís Gonzaga da Cunha Marelim, C.M.Permalink
(1941.07.19 – 1981.02.18)

Born:1904.04.17 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1927.06.11
Consecrated Bishop:1941.09.07
Died:1991.12.21 († 87)

Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (1941.07.19 – 1981.02.18)

Former Prelates


as of 2020.01.02

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