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Diocese of

Erexim

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,586 km²

Population: 175,900 Catholics (79.8% of 220,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Passo Fundo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Frederico Westphalen (←), Chapecó (↑), Joaçaba (↗), Vacaria (→), Passo Fundo (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 30 parishes, 480 missions, 60 priests (49 diocesan, 11 religious), 15 deacons, 116 lay religious (17 brothers, 99 sisters), 9 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2012.06.06 – ...):Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (61)Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Erexim (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (61)Bishop José Gislon, O.F.M. Cap. (61)Permalink
(2012.06.06 – ...)

Bishop of Erexim (Brazil)

In caritate diligere et servire

Born:1957.02.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:2012.08.03

Bishop of Erexim (Brazil) (2012.06.06 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Chapecó (Brazil) (2014.06.01 – 2014.12.03)

Bishop Girônimo Zanandréa (82)Bishop Girônimo Zanandréa (82)Permalink
(1994.01.26 – 2012.06.06)

Bishop emeritus of Erexim (Brazil)

Ut Vitam Habeant

Born:1936.06.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1964.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.17

Coadjutor Bishop of Erexim (Brazil) (1987.11.16 – 1994.01.26)

Bishop of Erexim (Brazil) (1994.01.26 – 2012.06.06)

Bishop João Aloysio HoffmannPermalink
(1971.05.27 – 1994.01.26)

Messis in semine

Born:1919.06.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1962.06.10
Died:1998.06.27 († 79)

Bishop of Frederico Westphalen (Brazil) (1962.03.26 – 1971.05.27)

Bishop of Erexim (Brazil) (1971.05.27 – 1994.01.26)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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